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Why is the skin on my cuticles peeling? They are painful. I moisturize it every day with Vaseline & olive oil. Treatments? Prevention? Thanks
Cuticles been extramly bad lately. They peel, detach, parts become very painful. I use sally hansen cuticle rehabx. Any store bought produc solutions?
Topical antibiotic: Try a thin layer of topical neosporin ointment applied with a qtip. ...Read more
My cuticles and the skin around my nails are peeling bad. Should I see a dermatologist right away or can it wait?
Skin: A moisturizing cream applied several times daily will often improve dry peeling cuticles. Often times, water exposure, detergents and frequent hand washing play a role. See a dermatologist if the condition does not improve. ...Read more
Why are my fingers always getting infected by the cuticles and then my nails end up peeling off from the top of the nail?
My fingernails are peeling from the base near the cuticle. 8/10 nails doing this. Don't wear nail polish/false nails. Have not hurt nails. What is it?
FATIGUE EVAL: You need full EXAM AND labs. CBC/CMP/B12/FOLATE /TFTS/VITD/CRP//SED RATE//IRON STUDIES/LYME TITERS. Start a. Gluten free diet Wholeapproach. Com gutbliss. Com. And high potency vitamins. Rejuvenation-science. Com If a fungal infection is suspected oral and topical tx will be started ...Read more
Cuticles easily dry up and peel up creating painful flaps of skin. I don't bite my nails, I moisturize, and I use cuticle oils. Any opinions/solutions?
React 2 cuticle oil: Read the ingredients of the cuticle oil, and see what is in it to make sure that you aren't reacting to the actual oil but you're using on your cuticles. Are you want to use something that's more natural, non-toxic, and less chemical. So that your cuticle can remain supple. I'm also using natural oils like raw, coconut oil may be a better choice. Also, making sure that you get enough omega three and sixes in your diet. ...Read more
All of the sudden for the just the past 2 or 3 days, I have noticed the skin on my hands & fingers just peeling off. Around my cuticles and index. Why?
My daughter is 5 and I habe knotice her finger nails are peeling from the cuticles, there is no discoloration, or dryness?
Biting them?: It sounds like she is biting or chewing on them. Try something to keep her from biting them, like pepper juice. ...Read more
I recently give injection to a rabies patient without glouse. I have cuticle peeling problem in my finger. So I am afraid. At the time she was violent.
Be immunized: It sounds like it was a significant risk. You should be immunized and double glove. All the best. ...Read more
Neuropathy of foot. Just noticed a toenail peeling up from toe at cuticle. No pain until today. What could it be? I don't see discoloring at all.
Ocd/bdd/skin picking? I tend to pick and peel the skin off my fingers, by the cuticle and nails, till I bleed and they become raw, sometimes I scratch my skin till it breaks, usually when I'm nervous, upset, stressed, etc. I've battled with my weight sinc
Nervous habit: You have developed a nervous habit that you get some intrinsic pleasure from doing! It is a habit that you developed, and can undo it. Get a stress ball and scrunch that instead. Nervous eating is the same thing. Stay busy. Chew gum, take up knitting. Keep your hands otherwise busy! I had a bad habit of chewing my cuticles once--gone for years! ...Read more
I am a nurse, I recently gave treatment to a rabies patient with naked hand. I have a problem of peeling of my finger cuticle. So I am afraid.
How can I prevent painful, monthly peeling of skin on fingers between distal knuckle and cuticle? I keep my hands moisturized.
Need a diagnosis: I cannot clearly clarify what your diagnosis is. In the wintertime skin is dryer. You need to discuss this with your dermatologist. ...Read more
If you mean, why do your gums pull away from your teeth, then you have an infection in your gums called periodontal disease. This will eventually lead to loss of
bone around your teeth and then loss of your teeth.
See your dentist for an examination, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Lack of moisture is: A common cause, the key though is why are your fignertips suffering form a lack of moisture. Circulation, endocrine such as thyroid and diabetes, nerve insuficiecny form carpal tunnel to neuropathy t vitamin deficiency, eczema, psoriasis, occupational exposure, and many more. ...Read more
Gum lesions?: Depending on the clinical picture, gums can "peel" or slough off due to gum disease, trauma, viral, bacteria or other miscellaneous causes. You would need to see a laser periodontist for a complete evaluation. The nd/yag laser can sometimes help in a big way in these situations. Www. Drgums. Com. ...Read more
Finger tip peeling: Peeling of finger tips can be caused by allergies, eczema, over washing of hands, to much time in water, chemical irritants, paper products, trauma, rubber products, or any other irritants. Treatment is with topical cortisone like ultravate or vanos. In chronic cases, allergy testing is needed. ...Read more
Why peeling?: Need to figure out why it is peeling in the first place. May want to consult a dermatologist on this before spending tons of cash on stuff that won't work, because it won't be addressing what is actually wrong. Could be as simple as keeping it moist with gentle moisturizer, to as complex as some sort of dermatitis or infectious process that would need medical intervention. ...Read more
Microsurgery: It is an outpatient operation to scrape off scar tissue which is distorting or wrinkling the retinal surface. Membranes on the retina can cause distorted vision, retinal holes and detachments. Usually the surgery is done with the patient sedated, lying under a powerful microscope. The surgeon uses miniature instruments to remove the vitreous gel and scrape the scar tissue off. ...Read more
Helps exfoliate: There are different types and strengths of chemical peels. They, in general, help exfoliate and as a result reduce the appearance of fine lines and dark marks. Some peels are deeper and resurface skin. These have some downtime and recovery. Glycolic peels are generally more gentle and have less down time. ...Read more