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itchy hands - diagnose me

(11 Posts)
Tortington Wed 12-Aug-09 09:40:56

what is it? its driving me nuts

and google doesn't help

shootfromthehip Wed 12-Aug-09 09:42:14

Allergies start that way with me. Have been using a new... well anything really?

Tortington Wed 12-Aug-09 09:49:31

change my diet significantly - if thats allit is - i;ll live - just didn't want it to be an obvious sign of high blood pressure or diabetes or anthingn

thanks

HolidaysQueen Wed 12-Aug-09 09:53:25

dry skin? i get very itchy when my skin is dry. try moisturising every time you wash your hans, before bed etc. and see if that works

VinegarTits Wed 12-Aug-09 09:56:48

<dons headscarf and crystal ball> Your coming into money

ellagrace Wed 12-Aug-09 10:04:58

don't know if you have young baby - steriliser fluids are a big culprit for dry itchy hands. may well be a product. lots of moisturiser.

though i like VT's diagnosis best wink

ellagrace Wed 12-Aug-09 10:05:20

hmm but one hand is coming into money one is parting with it

Tortington Wed 12-Aug-09 10:15:36

pmsl

your all insane!

thanks

VinegarTits Wed 12-Aug-09 10:17:43

Right hand: recieving money

Left hand: its leaving you

my left hand is always ichy

MaryBS Wed 12-Aug-09 10:21:52

Any other symptoms? Rash? Itchy soles of feet? Tiredness?

Like others have said, change of diet, washing up liquid, washing stuff, soap, etc.

amarantha Sat 15-Aug-09 11:22:10

It could be eczema I get a really itchy right hand (nothing to do with getting money, I wish) I get little bumps that resemble blisters and weep a clear fluid if I pop them .try going to the docs for some cream. Mine is caused by stress and sulphites in foods, wine or cider but its taken me 4 years to work that out. Hope this helps. x

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