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Question: severe itching of hands especially in a.m.

 frau - Sat Nov 01, 2008 12:41 pm

have tiny bumps underneath skin on fingers and hands. severe itching with no relief from over-the counter medications. prescription steriod cream works best but can't use all the time as it has already thinned my skin. have rheumatoid arthritis.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:24 pm

User avatar Hello,
Have you been checked for scabies? This is the first thing that comes to mind for me.

Best wishes.

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