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I have peeling hands a work with paint thinner?

I have peeling hands a work with paint thinner?

Gloves. : Getting some gloves that protect you against the chemicals you work with is the only way to go here. Also many chemicals are carinogenic, meaning if your directly exposed to them they can cause cancer. This might not happen today or tomorrow but can show up 20-30 years down the road. Be smart and safe, protect yourself please. ...Read more

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Caught 15 month old peeling small pieces of paint off the base board of room. She wasn't doing it long, but I think she ate 3 or 4 pieces. Call doc?

Caught 15 month old peeling small pieces of paint off the base board of room. She wasn't doing it long, but I think she ate 3 or 4 pieces. Call doc?

Yes: Most paints are not lead based these days, however, if you live in an older house the old paint chips may still be. To be safe, she should have lead levels checked. ...Read more

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My hands are peeling and I work with paint thinner and little red bumps appear?

My hands are peeling and I work with paint thinner and little red bumps appear?

Dermatitis: There's a good chance that your skin is reacting to the paint thinner. Avoid chemical contact and see if skin gets better. If this is related to your job then have employer provide you with gloves and see your doctor to document this occupational illness/injury. ...Read more

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This morning my bottom lip began peeling skin. The peeling is white but this is the first time to happen. Just want to check if it's serious or not.

This morning my bottom lip began peeling skin. The peeling is white but this is the first time to happen. Just want to check if it's serious or not.

Probably fine: That doesn't sound serious. Have you been licking your lip? Are you using any new beauty or skin care products that you might be having a reaction to? ...Read more

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My skin is peeling next on both inner side of my vaginia when i get out the shower it looks like dried soap i was checked 3/30 no std?

My skin is peeling next on both inner side of my vaginia when i get out the shower it looks like dried soap i was checked 3/30 no std?

Local reaction: Have you changed soaps? Different condoms? It sounds like a local topical reaction to something. See if you can't determine what might be "different", and causing your symptoms. See your physician if the symptoms don't improve. ...Read more

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My son had blister like spots on the inside of his fingers on both hands and they are peeling. What could it be and do I need to get it checked out?

My son had blister like spots on the inside of his fingers on both hands and they are peeling. What could it be and do I need to get it checked out?

Eczema: Type of 'skin allergy or sensitivity' called dyshidrotic eczema. Can get exacerbated by contact with water or chemicals. Use of mild steroid improves condition. ...Read more

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Right nipple cracked itchy swollen red and peeling with yellow discharge.Been 3-4 months.Got checked anitbiotics didn't work. Pagets disease possible?

Right nipple cracked itchy swollen red and peeling with yellow discharge.Been 3-4 months.Got checked  anitbiotics didn't work. Pagets disease possible?

Paget breast disease: Pagers disease of the breast often presents with a scaly itchy rash of the breast. I would recommend evaluation by your doctor as this is often very curable. ...Read more