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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

Why is the skin on my cuticles peeling? They are painful. I moisturize it every day with Vaseline & olive oil. Treatments? Prevention? Thanks

A dermatologist: can help you. Beyond that, do you have enough fat/oil in your diet? Olive oil, fish oil, coconut oil all lubricate the skin from the inside out. Please avoid lotions that contain alcohol because they are drying. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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

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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

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Why are my fingers always getting infected by the cuticles and then my nails end up peeling off from the top of the nail ?

Why are my fingers always getting infected by the cuticles and then my nails end up peeling off from the top of the nail ?

Not sure: Do you pick at your cuticles or bite them as a stress relieving have it?Do you have manicures where they cut your cuticles? If either of these are true i would stop doing it. There is a product called elon which is a good cuticle moisturizer. ...Read more

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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?

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

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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?

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?

Possible: Typical causes include: drug reaction, food allergy, contact allergy, fungal/bacterial/viral infection, or chemical irritation. If persisting or worsening seek provider. ...Read more

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My daughter is 5 and I habe knotice her finger nails are peeling from the cuticles, there is no discoloration, or dryness?

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