I have a friend who has tiny holes in the creases of his palms and fingers. These little holes will get hardened white tissue in them which he pulls out leaving again a little tiny hole. These holes are in every crease and fold of his palm and fingers which is a cause of embarassment for him. A couple of times it is if the holes have gotten infected under the hardened area but as soon as the protrusion is pulled out the area is fine. Please does anyone know what this could be and how he can treat it? He went to a dermatologist who told him.... put stick deordorant on his hand....I have no idea how that was supposed to help him and it did not. So if anyone knows what this could be please let me know.
It is very difficult to confirm anything without examination but it can be dyshidrotioc eczema, palmar keratosis or Gorlin’s syndrome(chances are less). Dyshidrotic eczema manifests as small, itchy, fluid-filled blisters. Gorlin’s syndrome is a rare inherited condition characterised by palmar or plantar pits and basal cell carcinomas.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your dermatologist. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.
i have tiny holes in my hand as long as i could remember and mine also build up dead skin inside and hurt i would use a needle to pull out the harden skin inside the hole in my hand that never closes i have them on the side of my feet aswell i am curious what are they and why do i have them
I have the same holes on my palms, the sides and tips of my fingers and toes and on the ball an and heel of my feet! When the areas have more wear the holes/pits are more prominant. The spots can easily be seen when my skin is damp. When there is alot of wear in these areas it is often painful and the skin is shed more often! What is this? I work in the medical field and have still not been able to find answers! Please say anything that comes to mind about what this could be.
i too suffer from the same condition. these tiny holes in the palm of my hands has been there for many years. sometimes they're more noticeable and irritated, that's when i pull out pretty much any sharp object that i can find and start digging. I do know by now that this only worsens the condition by irritating it more, then it becomes painful. It's so frustrating trying to remove this, i don't even know what to call it, i guess an ingrown hand callus. There, here's the diagnosis! An ingrown hand callus. LOL! Well, my advise would be not to dig it out or irritate it in any way. The best thing that works for me is rubbing some really good, thick lotion on it. I've also used my pedicure callus remover to gently scrape off some of the dead skin, then lotion it down really good.
I have same problem pin size holes in creases of my hands. One of these holes grows dead skin and is more inflamed than the rest. Went to doctor and he couldnt give me good explanation just gave me couple pills for infection. Inflamation (inflammation) stoped but came right back. Im really glad to hear Im not the only personin the world with this problem. But theres got to be a good explanation why we are having these problems.
I had this problem for years, on my hands and feet I've tried many different things and have found one that worked for me so her it goes....
Every night I soak my feet and hands for 30min in a mixture:
4 cups warm water
1 cup vinigar
4 tablespoons salt
4 tablespoons bleach
Watch out with the bleach don't overdue it. You should adjust the bleach to your skin sensitivity. Try and keep your hands dry the rest of the day. Don't keep them closed and sandals for your feet. Durring the day I apply -EQUATE ATHLET'S FOOT- cream to my hands (I scrape the liable off so I won't get any strange looks and this one doesn't have a smell so no one will notice) apply like you would lotion. I don't know why this works but it does I tried literally everything, I wrote down what worked and what didn't and this did. So good luck
PS. Once you see that everything has cleared up do Not stop the prosses keep it going for another month or two to make sure it clears up for good, if you don't it will return and you will have to start prosses over again. :)
i dont know wats wrong with my hands. It seems like i have these small bumps or holes on the tips of my fingers and appear more when my hands are dry. once each hole or bump disappears, the area around it tends to dry up or chap like crazy! i think it might b an allergic reaction to hand soap
this seems similar to a problem I have that I cant seem to diagnose/
I too have a small hole in the crease of my index finger, at the base crease above my palm.
Years ago I got ahold of whatever was in there and pulled it out- I looked like a single root or something.
Now after years as a bike mechanic its irritating me again and now its swollen making the base of my index finger much larger than it should be. So beneath the hole in my hand is what feels like a BB or something. At first I alawys thought this was probably scar tissue, but now IDK.
I would have been convinced that what I have is the same as what everyone else is describing except noone else has mentioned having a hard spot under the hole that feels liek a BB
I have the EXACT thing on my ring finger in the bend of it. It HURTS so bad!! Not itchy whatsoever. I have looked at all kinds of pictures of what others have called this, and it is not what mine is. When I have puled one out of mine before, I though it resembled (felt like a stick..(what I call it, however it was very light in color, almost a pale yellow, hard) I would LOVE to find out what this is and what in the world to do about it!!
I have a similar bump with a hole in the center. The bump is a 0.10 of an inch more or less and the hole is .030 of an inch. It is on the thumb side of my index finger at the first joint. It is painful at times and very sensitive when I am turning a key in a lock or turning a switch because the key or switch is between the bump and my thumb when I turn them, putting pressure directly on the bump.
I use nail clippers to cut the bump off at skin level (yes that is painful) which makes the hole much easier to see. It just grows back. I have squeezed a small amount of dead skin (I suppose) from it a few times. Under magnification it looks like a volcano.
I sure would like to find out what it is and a way to permanently get rid of it.
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