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Aquagenic wrinkling?

18 m. So for the past couple of weeks I've noticed my hands were getting wrinkled surprisingly fast after taking showers (2-4mins), as well as these little white circles that are constantly popping up in new places on my palms every time I shower. I was circumcised a couple weeks back and took amoxicillin as an antibiotic; just adding that if it helps at all. I started taking adderall XR(20mg-40mg a day) a couple of weeks back too haha, a lot of stuff happened 2 weeks ago.

My parents believe it's the adderall simply making me sweat, which they're right about. After reading online about adderall, it does cause sweaty palms, but non of the people with symptoms of wrinkling as I do.

Another thing, it states that AWP is highly related to cystic fibrosis. I'm pretty sure I don't have that as I'm 18, and generally am in good health. I used to smoke weed in high school, for a week during the 11th grade I constantly coughed and puked yellowish phlegm. I haven't been able to take big bong hits since. When I jog i get some phlegm building up, so I don't do cardio. All of which are signs of a smoker that lost lung capacity.

any suggestions on what it may be? i will take photos before and after soaking with water if requested
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It can be due to dehydration and exposure to harsh soap and water. The other possibility is of aquagenic wrinkling of the hands which can be treated by 20% Aluminium Chloride Hexahydrate. Minimize contact with water and use mild soap like dove for washing hands. Also hydrate and protect hands by applying a moisturizing cream. At night, repair them with creams formulated from glycolic acid—a must for improving skin texture and tone. For a more intensive nighttime treatment, apply cream and then cover hands with gloves or socks.
If the symptoms worsen or persist then please consult a dermatologist.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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Thank you for the response!
I ended up buying some drysol and applied it to my hands, works like a charm.

It's been about 4 days since I've been using it and my palms look completely normal now, no signs of sweat at all.

Once again thank you Dr. Kaur. Have a great day!
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