I have dry, cracked skin slightly underneath and around my thumbnail. The symptoms have been present for over a year and a half, and I have used every lotion, moisturizer, oil, and Neosporin to get this condition to heal.
Many pieces of advice are given from various sources, including my doctors, who could not heal or help my medical condition.
The symptoms include dry, cracked skin that worsens if I do not apply coconut oil with a latex glove to moisturize the area.
It is excruciating, so I tend to do it daily.
Also, I am a chef and do a lot of work with my hands. I use my thumb a lot for the things I do in the kitchen.