Hey Ladies & Gents
Writing or typing has been kinda out of bounds for me, so I’m sorry I haven’t been able to reply to my previous post replies, this large dry patch of peeling skin on my right hand (writing hand) started to bleed yesterday with movement so typing has been rather painful.
I couldn’t get an appointment with my GP as she’s off for 3 months!!
Tried another Dr but I cannot be seen till next week, so the only alternative was to go & get some dressings from the pharmacy.
The lady assistant asked the pharmacist to come over & chat to me about it. (Which was nice)
She said it doesn’t look like your atypical dermatitis or eczema & to get it checked out properly with my GP. I explained the circumstances with my Doctors surgery, so she decided to dress it for me! As some of the skin has erupted & I am prone to immediate infection.
It simply started with a itchy palm, no rash or skin peeling anomaly, I noticed that my right hand became wrinkly - sounds strange but it looked like my hand has aged phenomenally, After a few days I noticed it had become larger & then the next day or two it started to peel. When I say peel I mean literally the entire patch of skin came off in one complete layer. Leaving a very raw sore & painful palm. Prior to all of this, I noticed I had little hard lumps like nodules under my skin on my index finger & now I have another on the bottom of my thumb. That came well before this...
I haven’t applied anything as I’m unsure
As to what it could be. I’ve had major skin complaints past/present such as rashes on my arms & legs/ulcerative lesions etc. (Scarred for life) but never have I ever had anything on the palm of my hand. I’ve also noticed that the skin on the bottom of my feet is peeling too. I moisturise after baths/showers but my skin is peeling & falling off all on its own.
I wish I had the knowledge as to why this is happening, I’m suffering in silence with so many problems & this has just added to the list of mysteries.
I have many Dermo Base creams, Potent Steroid emulsions & ointments specific shampoo & body wash for lesions etc that I can use issued from a dermatologist. But as it’s not atypical lesion or ulcer that I’m normally used to I don’t really want to use it on my palm until I’ve seen a doctor.
I’ve got some dressings & saline to keep it clean & covered for now.
I know everyone here has some great advice at hand. Full of wisdom & much better at helping me than my own GP.
So if anyone has ever had this or something like it please leave a comment below, I’m clueless x many thanks x