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A male asked:

My skin by the bottom of my finger nail is peeling. why?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 42 years experience
Dry skin: Especially this time of year washing your hands with warm or hot water.It can be stinging and burning.Avoid hot water.Use moisturizer on affected areas. Aquaphor ointment is a good one to start with.If condition is worst have your pcp check it out for possible yeast infection.
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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Need more info: Can be thyroid / endocrine issue, vitamin deficiency, stress, or other causes. Should see a primary care provider for further evaluation.
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Last updated Sep 8, 2017

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