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why do my fingers peel

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Srdjan Prodanovich
18 years experience Dermatology
Hand Dermatitis : Hand dermatitis may be due to several/combination of different causes. These may include a genetic predisposition, underlying dermatologic condition, ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Finger tip peeling: Peeling of finger tips can be caused by allergies, eczema, over washing of hands, to much time in water, chemical irritants, paper products, trauma, r ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christiaan Maurer
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Acid: The onions have an acid that drys and etches the skin.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Get: You could try 12% amalactin cream twice a day. If does not improve see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation.
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Bodian
34 years experience Dermatology
Hydrate: Most peeling is from dehydrated skin or an eczema type of reaction. Both may be easily treated with first drinking plenty of water. Second, every tim ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
48 years experience Dermatology
Peeling fingertips: There are many causes of desquamation of the fingertips, and you need to see a dermatologist to get these all worked out. Some of them are quite sever ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Finger Peeling: There are many factors, considered to be accountable for peeling of the skin, especially of fingers, such as dehydration, sun exposure, friction/wound ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Things that cause blistering on hands or fingers include a type of eczema called dishydrotic eczema, allergic reactions (sometime to unknown substance ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
No: It is common after certain upper respiratory illnesses, including strep and various viruses. It can also be due to dry skin or chemical irritations. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlos Jesurun
47 years experience Neonatology
Not a problem: It is common for infants to have peeling skin on their hands. Sometimes a little lotion may speed the process. Not to worry-this will go away by itse ... Read More

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