A 6-year-old female asked:
toddler red peeling hands and feet (2 weeks) doctor says caused by bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) but says can't do anything about it. is that correct? we just wait? she ok?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Virginio Rodriguez answered
35 years experience Pediatrics
Skin desquamation...: ...can be produced by several factors secondary to inflammation- infection (like in strep and staph secondary to some toxins they produce...exfoliatin), fungal infections can produce peeling too as atopic dermatitis can...
Answered on May 14, 2016
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