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14 Jul 2005

loose skin on fingertips
hi doctor, please are you able to tell me why I keep getting loose skin on my fingertips [next to the fingernail] I lacking some sort of vitamin??
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01 Jan 0001

Cat, it is usually due to exposure to water or chemicals (or both like in the case of dishwashing water). It might of course also be due to a superficial fungal infection or even eczema. The problem is that i won’t be able to make a diagnosis without being able to examine you first. The easiest would be to see your doctor or a dermatologist and have it sorted out. Good lluck.
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