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A 22-year-old female asked:

My fingers are peeling and itchy. no bumps, no red lesions, no fluid filled vesicles. my fingers are just plainly peeling and itchy (palm side).cause?

2 doctor answers5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 29 years experience
Itchy fingers: Itchy peeling fingers could be eczema, a fungal infection, a reaction to infection, like strep or a medication. Some people's fingers peel in certain seasons. Try moisturizing with a fragrance-free cream. If that doesn't help, please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Tracy Lovell
Internal Medicine - rheumatology 22 years experience
A variety of things: This could all sorts of rashes ranging from rashes ranging from allergic in origin to the more extreme such as autoimmune like psoriasis or dermatomyositis. See a dermatologist to have this evaluated.
Last updated Jan 29, 2017


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