... I don't have any suggestions for the cracking skin, but when I read your message and you mentioned interstitial lung disease, I wanted to find out more about your symptoms, etc. I was diagnosed with interstitial lung disease about a year ago. They say it is from some autoimmune disease, but can not pinpoint it. I am undergoing Cytoxan treatment and the lung disease seems to... (11 replies)
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... Put Zim's Crack Cream Lip Balm on the crack and cover with a Johnson's Waterproof Band-Aid for fingers on it everyday--- when the crack heals,use their original recipe Zim's Crack Cream spray of arnica oil and aloe and then put the the Zim's Crack Cream Lotion over it to maintain suppleness. It's super dee duper! Zim's Crack Cream has a website..check it out..you can buy... (11 replies)
... My fingers split open all the time. I use hydrocortisone cream. ... (11 replies)
... Once the wax is melted use the same as you would regular hand lotion. Just dip your finger in the wax and apply. This is the best thing I have found for dry splitting skin. ... (11 replies)
... een to a doctor yet with my sypmtoms, thus haven't been diagnosed, but do have the problem you've described. I live in a very warm climate and still suffer from splitting on the thumbs and fingers you described. My dermatologist prescribed Fluocinonide . ... (11 replies)
... I can do most anything I want. My biggest problems are my joints cracking all the time, pain in my wrists and hands, and the skin on my thumb, index, and middle fingers splitting open. Anyone got tips for treating the skin issue? ... (11 replies)
... Dear Erik,
I've had that happen, it HURTS!!! Ow, ow, ow!:eek: I use the triple antibiotic cream too. It works pretty good:) . I also use a good lotion with Lanolin and cocoa butter EVERY single time I wash my hands. Putting vaseline on those splits and then wearing cotton gloves at night helps too.
the DragonLady (11 replies)
... Hi, Did you know that superglue was originally invented to glue back together human skin?
An old boyfriend of mine used to use it on his cracked and split sore heels!
Best of luck:) (11 replies)
... I use gold bond lotion. It seems to cure everything. (11 replies)
I have DM. Have had it for about 17 years(undiagnosed until Sep of 2003)
For my hands I purchases a hot wax machine. The kind used in beauty salons. Found one on sale at JC Penneys for about 19.99 during the holiday season.
I first apply Shea Butter, dip my hands and cover them w/the plastic bags that came w/the machine. You don't have to keep it on for a long time,... (11 replies)
... I noticed that this happens to me, when, and only when I have contact with commercial detergents/dishwashing liquids (this includes shampoos too). (11 replies)