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A 31-year-old female asked:

The skin on the palm of my hand is peeling, how can i treat it? at first before peeling my hand feel very numb and abit sore now it stop buy it peelin

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Fungus infection?: If only one hand is peeling, you could have a fungus infection -- like "athlete's foot", except on the hand. Or you could have come in contact with something that inflamed your hand, and the peeling signals that it is going away. If it persists, see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment.

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Last updated Jan 4, 2014

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