Wrinkly Fingertips Without Water

 

Why are my fingertips wrinkly?

For most people, wrinkled fingertips appear after their hands have been submerged in water for extended periods.  A day at the beach or long stints hand washing dishes can cause this phenomenon.  However, this article is not about normal pruning from submersion in water.  This is about individuals whose fingertips both appear and feel water logged even though their hands haven’t been anywhere near water.There is a condition the medical community calls Atrophy of the fingertips or prunitis digits.  Laymen refer to it as wrinkled fingertips, water logged fingers or pruney fingertips.

Read on to learn about the possible causes.

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