Dermatology/finger tips


My fingers look like purnes like when you have your hands in water for a long time.
ONLY they are not in water.
Is this something I should be concerned about?

However, the pruney feeling of your fingers may also occur without water submersion. So, what are the wrinkles on fingertips causes? The causes can range from infections such as candida and thyroid problems to lupus, diabetes and simply dehydration, especially when you have wrinkly fingertips without water. Here are the common causes of pruney fingertips.

Lymphedema is a health condition with symptoms such as building up or clogging of liquid in certain areas of the fingers.
Thyroid problems, may also cause fingertips to be wrinkly.
Parasympathetic nerve disorders are also linked with the problem of water-clogged pruney fingertips.
Connective tissue disorders such as lupus, crest and scleroderma can cause pruning.


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