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General Chat Thread, Recommend a hand cream? in General; OK not something I'd usually even consider but my hands are driving me insane now, cracked, sore and bleeding! Usually, ...
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    Recommend a hand cream?

    OK not something I'd usually even consider but my hands are driving me insane now, cracked, sore and bleeding!

    Usually, I use Norwegian Formula but I seem to have suddenly become allergic to the stuff - my hands have swollen up, come out in a rash and are itching intensely; wonderful!

    So, any advice for a decent hand cream that isn't greasy so I can keep working after I've put it on?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LosOjos View Post
    my hands have swollen up, come out in a rash and are itching intensely; wonderful!
    You can always apply to be a foo fighters extra?


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    I get cracked finger/thumb tips and have had to have antibiotics a couple of times. The doctor recommended Vaseline.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    You can always apply to be a foo fighters extra?


    You have an archive of this stuff just waiting to come out don't you?

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    have you been to see your Doctor? Try and see if they can prescribe you something like cetraben comes in a pump tub. I have eczema and this works great for through out the day and then for the really bad days a steriod based cream I think the one i have atm is Elocon put that on over night and it will make a great difference

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    Quote Originally Posted by ICTDirect_Dave View Post
    You have an archive of this stuff just waiting to come out don't you?
    ....you are aware of the internet right? they have it on computers now!

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    http://www.starkiesbeeswaxcreams.com/

    Supposed to be good.

    Ben

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    Speak to your doctor - you might be accidentally making it worse by using the wrong creams.

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    defiantly best to go and see a DR about it as they may need to send you to see a dermatolagis (sink specialist) i am in the process of it atm as i suffer with ecsma and seriasis
    and lately starting to break out in the same symptoms all over my body. not good when i forgot the medicated stuff, this week as im on a course.

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    Bodyshop stuff is brilliant. Pop into your local shop and they'll be able to advise you better, but they do a hemp hand cream which is just amazing, but they have many other things they could probably advise you about too.

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    I really would go and see a doctor. E45 cream - which can be a bit greasy and so might be better at night- works wonders on cracked and sore skin and has no additives or anything

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    Diprobase - you can buy it over the counter.

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    Another vote for E45. Don't bother with anything else. And always wash your hands with warm water not cold and make sure you dry them thoroughly by patting them with the towel not rubbing them.
    Last edited by tech_guy; 5th February 2013 at 10:17 PM.

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    Again, another vote for E45 here. I used to work as a pharmacy assistant in my younger years and it was always what we recommended. Try a tube of it first off the shelf, but if you find it works then you can get big tubs of it from the pharmacy counter which works out much cheaper.

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