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scarlet fever skin peeling

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hylton Lightman
43 years experience Pediatrics
Moisturise: Normal to peel and will stop apply eucerin or such moisturiser.

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A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
Not the cause...: Although after having Scarlet Fever you can get peeling (desquamation) of the skin on the hands/feet, this occurs towards the end of the acute illness ... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: The skin peeling is triggered by a chemical made by the living strep germ while you are infected.It circulates in the blood and triggers those changes ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
Scarlet fever : The desquamation part appears a week after the resolution of the original " sand paper"like rash that characterizes scarlet fever. It is part of the r ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Dana Hogan
Specializes in Pediatrics
Scarlet fever: The peeling skin is an inflammatory response that has already been initiated. The skin peeling will continue, but the symptoms of pain and itching ma ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4 the nails, they R-: -always growing. With a high fever growth stops, when gone U will C grooving in all Ur nails. That groove is weaker & when it gets 2 the end it is ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
See PCP : The history you give bothers me. This could be something minor but i can think of 2 infectious problems that could have significant consequences if le ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
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Atopy?: This sounds possibly like a combination of eczema and asthma which often go hand in hand. The length of illness doesn't sound like scarlet fever. Wo ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience Pediatrics
Many possibilities:: Anything from an undetected foreign body in the bronchus, to atypical asthma, to an immune deficiency or cystic fibrosis. Peeling skin does not help i ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Red spots on palms: Some of the causes of red spots on your palms include dyshidrotic eczema (pompholyx), contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, fungal infection, psorias ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Doubtful: Scarlet fever is accompanied by several other symptoms including a fever.

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