Later on that night, I washed my hands with soap and water, and I could easily see that my finger
s and knuckles were quite dry, cracked, and even a bit <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>swollen</span>
with redness. I applied pressure to my <span style = 'background-color: #dae8f4'>finger</span>
, and no blood became visible.
I also noticed that there was a small
area on the inside of my cheek that had some tiny dark red spots (kind of like if I had an incidental cut
on the inside of my cheek that had begun healing.