The Skin Of The Hands And Nails Feels Matting And Changes Color After Being Exposed To Chemicals?
Hello Good Afternoon r nI am Feri Hadiansyah I want to ask a question r nWhen I work, I clean black dirt from welding using chemicals, then I don’t wear gloves or other protection. About 20 minutes My hands, fingers and nails turn yellow doormat Danger? Then How To Get Rid Of It Quickly How To Get Clean Again? R n r nThank you in advance
From the information you have conveyed, every time you carry out work activities, you should pay attention to standard procedures during work, including the use of personal protective equipment to prevent the risk of work accidents and occupational diseases. Likewise, when you use chemicals, work with chemical gases, you need to know their toxic properties, how the toxins enter, prevent toxins from entering and handle them when exposed to toxic substances or chemicals.
Therefore, from the complaints you submit, it is necessary to know the types of active chemicals that you use or that come in contact with your skin, thus, you can find out how to clean and rinse when in contact with these chemicals. When these chemicals cause yellow coloring on your hands and nails, as well as the appearance of a mat, then the chances of your skin moisture being reduced after contact with this chemical even though there are no complaints of irritation and pain in the contact area.
Thus, to help reduce the feeling of the mat on the skin and associated nail areas, you can use a skin moisturizer for a few days that is safe for your skin. So that it is expected to restore moisture to your skin. In addition, getting enough water and not repeating these risky activities will help restore your skin condition. In general, these complaints can be reduced approximately 7 days after good treatment.
To ensure the risk is dangerous or not, it is necessary to know the type of chemicals and MSDS (or Material safety data sheet) as well as direct evaluation by your company doctor or your skin specialist.
That's the information we can convey.