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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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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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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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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

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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.

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.

Don't ignore it: This may be very benign but since you have neuropathy there can be something going on deeper under the nail. Go see a Podiatrist. ...Read more

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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

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

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How can I prevent painful, monthly peeling of skin on fingers between distal knuckle and cuticle? I keep my hands moisturized.

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

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What is parisian peel?

What is parisian peel?

See below: Parisian peel medical microdermabrasion uses a directed stream of micro-crystals, combined with vacuum to rejuvenate the skin. ...Read more

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Why do my gums peel?

Why do my gums peel?

Gums peel?: 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

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When to peel a scab off?

When to peel a scab off?

For best results: Allow the skin to heal and the scab will come off by itself. ...Read more

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Why does skin peel in water?

Osmosis: If in the water too long, the protective oils are lost and free water enters the skin cells, causing them to burst. ...Read more

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Why are my fingertips peeling?

Why are my fingertips peeling?

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

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What causes gum tissue to peel?

What causes gum tissue to peel?

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

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What makes your finger tips peel?

What makes your finger tips peel?

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

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What can cause your feet to peel?

What can cause your feet to peel?

Possibilities: Fungus, dermatitis/eczema, allergic reaction and trauma (burn of some kind) are what comes to mind. ...Read more

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How do you stop skin from peeling?

How do you stop skin from peeling?

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

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Is it normal for urticaria to peel?

Is it normal for urticaria to peel?

Possible.: Any intensely inflammatory rash can peel after a few days. ...Read more

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What is a vitrectomy & retinal peel?

What is a vitrectomy & retinal peel?

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

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Would a chemical peel help my rosacea?

Would a chemical peel help my rosacea?

Usually not: Treatment with laser, ipl, or topicals like Metrogel are more typical for rosacea. ...Read more

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Is a chemical peel good for your skin?

Is a chemical peel good for your skin?

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

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Does your skin peel after the measles?

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Does your skin peel after the measles?

It can: Yes, the classic measles rash has a peeling phase during convalescence. ...Read more

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Can eating a banana peel damage enamel?

Can eating a banana peel damage enamel?

No: While eating a banana peel may not be as tasty as the inside of the banana, it will not damage your tooth enamel. ...Read more