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Finger pads are wrinkly at times

Discussion in 'Pain and Inflammation' started by sillysocks84, Nov 21, 2015.

  1. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    Ok, this week is full of new weird symptoms. My finger pads are not always wrinkly, but when I push on the pad it leaves an indent for quite a while. Ideas? Has anyone had this?
     
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    Sea Senior Member

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    Mine are always like that. My kids have always thought it funny that when I do up a button there is a recognisable button imprint on my finger for some time or small circle imprint when I use a click pen.

    I've heard 2 explanations for it
    1. Low blood volume - so a level of dehydration
    2. Loss of subdermal fat layer, apparently common in autoimmune illnesses
    Note I don't know whether either of those are correct
     
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    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    Well pretty sure I have pots so maybe thats because of low blood volume then
     
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    This symptom comes and goes for me.
     
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    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    This makes me feel better. Why is it we have so many symptoms that come and go that are a part of other autoimmune diseases? I've noticed this anyway...OR is it just me?.
     
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    Ditto. I have no idea why it happens some times and not others.
     
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    Sushi Senior Member Albuquerque

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    @sillysocks84 And then there is the other finger pad question: are you losing your fingerprints? :jaw-drop:We've discussed and joked about this in the past, but it is a common occurrence.
     
  8. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    Refresh my memory please. Well so far I still can see fingerprints lol. But can you elaborate a little? Thanks sushi!
     
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    Sushi Senior Member Albuquerque

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    Look here, and here, and here.
     
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    Thank you @Sushi I'll take a look!
     
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    I have gotten the wrinkly finger tips - literally looks like I've been in the bath. I think I was dehydrated. :confused:
     
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  12. sillysocks84

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    Thank you all, this morning when I woke up they didn't indent like yesterday so who knows lol. I think I started the day off yesterday being dehydrated from possibly not drinking enough the day before. That's what I'm going with.
     
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    Sometimes I get that from sweating through my palms alot too.
     
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    Yes! This seems to be constant for me lately. I assumed it was dehydration but it doesn't seem to matter how much water I drink. It won't go away.
     
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    Ever since getting sick I don't sweat much. During my remission my underarms started sweating some again though. Tmi, yes.
     
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    Mine went away when started treating OI (midodrine+florinef) the cold spells went away too. Unless I overdo like A LOT and crash badly.
     
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  17. sillysocks84

    sillysocks84 Senior Member

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    Yes, I think mine is oi related.
     
  18. Martial

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    Lol, well another reason it can happen not mentioned is oils being stripped from the dermis layer of our skin, which can happen with contact allergies, dermatitis, and eczema, dry skin, thyroid/hormone issues some of which are common with these kinds of illnesses.
     
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    Makes sense, I was cleaning up my dog's mess from being sick as well the night before, so maybe my skin didn't like the cleaner. Thanks!
     
  20. Squirmy85

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    I had this for months, my family thought it was weird and maybe a form of raynauds.

    My fingertips were wrinkly (like just got out of the bath finished washing dishes wrinkly) all the time. It was summer and my water intake was more excessive cause a/c was out.

    If I took a shower the wrinkling would get worse and become severely painful, same with doing dishes.

    I never did find a cause and it eventually went away, except on occasion now the extreme painful wrinkling while showering happens, my showers last only 5 - 10 minutes and I avoid excessive wager exposure now to my hands.
     

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