I confess I haven't told you that a year ago, while weeding the garden without gloves, I pulled the worst weed out. It was covered in thousands of microscopic needle-like thorns, and many of them were impaled in the inner sides of my thumb and, worst of all, in the fleshy web area between my thumb and index finger. I have been pulling them out all this time. My doctor says that the area will not heal if there is foreign matter in there. I've been slathering Neosporin on it constantly. It is not infected.
Adding to this misery, I think I have developed eczema in the same area, and it seems to be spreading to the top of my hand. It itches like CRAZY, is red, dry, scaly, weepy, and gets worse if I scratch, which is really hard NOT to do. The only thing that helps a little is to cover it with Aquaphor ointment, which has the consistency of Vaseline. It's a mess. It looks awful.
I've been stressed and depressed lately, and I can't take it anymore! Please if you know anything about severe itchy skin, help me.