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Your Thickened Skin on the Hand May Also be Known as:
Callus
Corn

Top 2 Thickened Skin on the Hand Causes

  1. 1.Irritant Contact Dermatitis

    Contact dermatitis is a condition in which the skin becomes red, sore, or inflamed after direct contact with a substance. This condition most often affects skin of the hands, and may occur after repeated and prolonged exposure to substances such as water, detergents (soaps, bleach), solvents (gasoline), acids, powders, dust, and soil. The onset of the skin reaction is usually within 48 hours of contact with the substance.

    You can safely treat this condition on your own. The main treatment for this disease is to avoid the substance that triggers the skin inflammation. Moisturizer can also be helpful to provide relief for your inflamed skin.

    Rarity:
    Common
    Top Symptoms:
    hand pain, facial skin changes, hand skin changes, hand redness, rash on the outer part of the finger
    Symptoms that always occur with irritant contact dermatitis:
    hand redness
    Urgency:
    Self-treatment

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  2. 2.Hand Callus

    A callus is a hard, thick layer of skin that develops when the skin experiences lots of friction and pressure. A callus may cause discomfort, but is of no big concern.

    Callus doesn't need any specific treatment. If it bothers you, you can trim away excess skin, and try to avoid friction and pressure to prevent the callus from coming back.

    Rarity:
    Uncommon
    Top Symptoms:
    thickened skin on the hand, thickened skin on the hand with visible lines
    Symptoms that always occur with hand callus:
    thickened skin on the hand with visible lines
    Urgency:
    Wait and watch

Questions Your Doctor May Ask About Thickened Skin on the Hand

  • Q.How long have you had this thickened skin?
  • Q.Do the skin's natural lines go through the thickened skin?
  • Q.Which of the following describes your physical fitness:
  • Q.Have you ever been diagnosed with diabetes?

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Thickened Skin on the Hand Symptom Checker Statistics

  • People who have experienced thickened skin on the hand have also experienced:

    • 16% Skin Peeling
    • 16% Thick Cuticles
    • 16% Blue Skin
  • People who have experienced thickened skin on the hand had symptoms persist for:

    • 50% Over a Month
    • 15% Less Than a Week
    • 11% Less Than a Day
  • People who have experienced thickened skin on the hand were most often matched with:

    • 33% Hand Callus

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