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Causes Of Peeling Skin In A Child
Can be: It could also just be dry skin. The fact it is excessive kind of implies to me that you are unable to control the condition to your liking. Therefore, i wold recommend a visit to the dermatologist who likely will be able to help solve your problem or keep it at bay and minimize it. (sometimes if hands exposed to excess water like when doing dishes or harsh checmical this can also occur.). ...Read more
Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...Read more
What are the causes for a skin infection on the leg, where the skin has turned purple in colour and causes itching too?
See a dermatologist: Need to examine this to determine cause. Go and be seen. Get better soon. ...Read more
Suffering from a typical type of eczema from 6-7 months.Only skin under fingertips peeling out and feeling very itchy at that area.
Hand Dermatitis: If an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream isn't helping and you have been moisturizing aggressively, you may want to see your dermatologist. Hand dermatitis usually requires the use of a higher potency steroid than one you can get over the counter in addition to aggressive use of emollients. Get checked out to see what is actually going on. Best of luck! ...Read more
My brother is having dry layer and bubbles on scalp of head some of the doctor is this may be sirius skin disease
Scalp psoriasis?: Severe seborrheic dermatitis (seborrhea) or psoriasis on scalp can cause the appearance you described here. If he has rashes elsewhere such as back of elbows etc...Likely psoriasis. Significant fungal infection (kerion) can do that as well. These are treatable conditions, but require prescriptions. Consult your doc for an eval. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Child with 4 year old complaints of rashes and small skin eruptions in hand without any itching or irritations,what may be the cause?
Need details: It would be nice to see a picture of the rash to answer your question. Also, is the child 4 years old, or are the complaints of rashes 4 years old. If the child is 4 years old, and the rash is just a few days, in the hands, the feet and the mouth, then it would be cause by a virus, the condition is called hand-foot-mouth disease. It goes away by itself. Rewrite your question if that's not it. ...Read more
What causes itchy spot in pubic region? No visual signs of irritation, redness or peeling but the base of a few of the hair follicles look dry?
What skin diseases can cause a change of color in the hair follicle in the infected area of the skin?
Neurofibroma: Usually inherited disease , some times called elephant man some times extensive. ...Read more
Is liver spots on the soles of feet a signal of a health condition. I have a lot and no sun exposure to my feet?
See below: Liver spots are not commonly seen on the soles of the feet and more likely simply moles. If you have noticed an increase of hyperpigmented/dark irregularly shaped spots on your feet i encourage you to see a dermatologist or foot specialist who may want to biopsy these spots. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: See your dermatologist for a follow up. ...Read more
Extremely dry skin in the winter. I'm also a varsity swimmer. Any tips for getting the most out of my lotions?
Apply liberally: Especially before going out into the cold and before entering the water and after showers/baths. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Could be cavities, baby bottle syndrome, stain from pigmented foods, poor oral hygiene. 1st dental appointment should be at age 1. If your child has not been to the dentist, or preferably a Pediatric Dental Specialist, schedule appointment now. If child has seen Dentist they have a baseline. Call for a follow-up visit to address the discoloration. Baby teeth should look almost paper white. ...Read more
My chickenpox bumps start to turn black and look kind of dry, is that a sign of healing or infection?
Healing: As long as the surrounding area looks normal. ...Read more
Skin itches and rashes form in some locations. Only happens in the summer, this is the 2nd year. Rash occurs on exposed and non-exposed skin.
Fungal likely: Usually occur in groin, armpits, under breasts, but occur anywhere where u sweat more. Fungus are notorious for reappearing during summer time as they like moist conditions. Key is to keep the areas as dry as possible. Antifungal and steroid creams are the usual treatment. A dermatologist can help ...Read more
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