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Hi, My hands , especially my left hand has got very dry, tight and peeling on my palm all of a sudden .. what's the best way to moisturise it?

Hi, My hands , especially my left hand has got very dry, tight and peeling on my palm all of a sudden ..  what's the best way to moisturise it?

Dry hands: Some of the tips to avoid having dry hands are:

1. avoid excessive washing with soap
2. avoid antiseptics with alcohol (alcohol tends to dry the skin)
3. Use Eucerin cream and other moisturizing agents frequently ...Read more

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Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy  comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks i've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomfortable but not dangerous viral illness, improves within a few days, but if your symptoms, worsen, change or fail to improve you should be seen. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hand are so dry crack and peeling?

What do you suggest if my hand are so dry crack and peeling?

You probably need: prescription meds, but until you can see dermatologist, try using aquaphor 2-3 times a day and wear cotton gloves over aquaphor at bedtime. Stay away from soaps and use gentle liquid cleansers, avoid hot water and hot showers, and crazy glue can be used to seal cracks ...Read more

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I'm worried because my hand are so dry crack and peeling, what do you suggest?

I'm worried because my hand are so dry crack and peeling, what do you suggest?

Dry hands: the first step would be to make sure you are not irritating your skin with any topicals. then use an emollient at night- place on your hands and wrap them in plastic wrap(sleep like this). If it persists, please see your PCP as there are many options available including prescription topical medications. keep yourself hydrated from the inside - at least 64oz of water daily. ...Read more

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Hand is peeling, cracking, very rough and dry. Areas look similar to athletes foot. Gets better and then worse but wont go away. Had for 6 months now?

Hand is peeling, cracking, very rough and dry. Areas look similar to athletes foot.  Gets better and then worse but wont go away. Had for 6 months now?

Dishydrosis: Pts have episodic rashes of the hands and feet with or without vesicles (or clear blisters) that are assoc with very dry painful cracking skin. Thought as a type eczema know as dishydrosis ; balance of thick moisturizing ointments such as eucerin/ aquaphor like ointments balanced w avoiding over "dampness" leading to the vesicles ; cracking to treat. Rotating shoes ; frequent sock changes help. ...Read more

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Have a rash on my hand and I get every few mounths my skin blisters up and and then drys and peel what is it?

Have a rash on my hand and I get every few mounths my skin blisters up and and then drys and peel what is it?

Herpes Simplex: Recurrent herpes simplex can cause blistering of the skin on the body and hands. When the 'rash breaks out' a viral culture can be obtained at the doctors office for confirmation. ...Read more

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My right hand fingers(middle,index) skin are always peeling and dry. It doesn't hurt or anything just sometimes itchy. It's been like this for months. A few days ago i start to notic my thumb tip skin is also peeling and now it left a blister on my t?

My right hand fingers(middle,index) skin are always peeling and dry. It doesn't hurt or anything just sometimes itchy. It's been like this for months.
A few days ago i start to notic my thumb tip skin is also peeling and now it left a blister on my t?

Dyshidrotic eczema: Without seeing it you probably have chronic hand eczema. A very common skin problem associated with chronic exposure to certain soaps or other substances or with frequent hand-washing,just to name a few. If you can identify something like that avoid it or use gloves during exposure. Barrier creams can help retain moisture. The treatment of choice is high potency steroids; you may need a script ...Read more

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The skin on some fingers and thumb of my left hand is peeling since a long time. I live in Arizona ( dry weather ) but I don't have sunburns.

The skin on some fingers and thumb of my left hand is peeling since a long time. I live in Arizona ( dry weather ) but I don't have sunburns.

Atopic dermatitis: Lichenification (dry, cracking, possibly leathery, hardened, peeling skin) is a common consequence of atopic dermatitis (eczema) and other pruritic (itchy) disorders. It may also arise on seemingly normal skin. Get an eval for your diagnosis and any treatments needed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Severe dry and peeling skin over hand and thumb from having cast for 8 weeks. Can I use a moisturizer or will i cause an infection?

Severe dry and peeling skin over hand and thumb from having cast for 8 weeks. Can I use a moisturizer or will i cause an infection?

Dry skin: You are more likely to get an infection from the cracks in the dry flaky skin than from the moisturized repaired skin. Use a first aid cream for the first 24 hours then use either eucerin cream or a & d ointment thereafter. ...Read more

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Sudden dry and peeling skin on the palm side of my fingers, what could this be?

New skin cleanser?: Could be due to exposure to a new skin cleanser. Should return to normal in a few days ...Read more

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I have little brown tiny dots on the palms of mt hands that open up and begin to peel and itch. I'm using lidex (fluocinonide) as ordered with no result?

I have little brown tiny dots on the palms of mt hands that open up and begin to peel and itch. I'm using lidex (fluocinonide) as ordered with no result?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small blisters develop on the hands and feet. Blisters are often itchy.
Treatment is with a class one topical steroid like vanos. ...Read more

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The bottom of the palm of my hand has been peeling for a few weeks now and it hasn't stopped. Its beginning to hurt now. Any idea what it could be?

The bottom of the palm of my hand has been peeling for a few weeks now and it hasn't stopped. Its beginning to hurt now. Any idea what it could be?

Dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis is a reaction caused by direct physical or chemical injury to the epidermis. The damage caused by an irritant leads to inflammation, manifested in the skin as erythema, edema, and scaling. A good picture would help make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why is the palm of my hand peeling skin?

Why is the palm of my hand peeling skin?

Hand Dermatitis: An estimated 2% to 10% of the general population is affected by hand dermatitis.
20% to 35% of all dermatitis affects the hands.
9% to 35% of all occupational disease and up to 80% or more of all occupational contact dermatitis. Five occupations were responsible for more than 60% of these cases:
1Housekeeper, 2-Bricklayer, 3-Worker in metallurgic or mechanical industry, 4-Hairdresser, 5health care ...Read more

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Skin peeling excessively in the palms of my hands? Is it a type of eczema?

Skin peeling excessively in the palms of my hands?  Is it a type of eczema?

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

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The palm of my hands are peeling. What do I use to get rid of it?

The palm of my hands are peeling. What do I use to get rid of it?

Moisturizers: Try using heavy moisturizers like hand cream (not lotion which is less moisturizing) or vaseline or aquaphor or other petrolatum based product to treat the dryness. If caused by contact derm you'll need to identify the allergen or irritant and avoid. May need prescription strength topical steroids if have severe eczema. ...Read more

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I noticed since last week, my left hand skin has been peeling right after washing it; mainly between the fingers and palm area?

Needs...: It sounds like you might be having a dermatitis or in other words an inflammation of the skin which could be reacting to an external agent, lack of moisture, or any physical condition that could trigger it. However, a final diagnosis of a skin condition can only be attained by direct visual exam. My advise is to see a medical provider for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Bilateral palms of hands develop tiny fluid filled blisters, they go away and my skin is left peeling and itchy. What could this be?

Bilateral palms of hands develop tiny fluid filled blisters, they go away and my skin is left peeling and itchy. What could this be?

Dyshidrotic eczema: This is a common hand and or foot dermatosis that may be stress related. It is usually recurrent. For acute attacks, try epsom salt soaks and apply a topical steroid cream. If the rash is really bad, see a dermatologist who may prescribe oral Prednisone and a strong topical steroid. ...Read more

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Last night I masturbated a man and he came in my hand. Today the same hand is itchy and peeling at the palm. Could this be related and how. Candida?

Last night I  masturbated a man and he came in my hand. Today the same hand is itchy and peeling at the palm. Could this be related and how. Candida?

Here are some ...: Did you use some pleasure-enhancing cream? Does the peeling involve whole palm or just patches with abrasion? Did you have similar event? Clinically, I could not imagine if any skin fungal infection would ever happen within hours after contact. So, you may empirically try applying topical antifungal + steroid lightly 1-2 times daily for 3-5 days. If not getting better or just worsening, see Doc.. ...Read more

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My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times.. What causes this?

My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times.. What causes this?

Peeling hands, feet: Peeling of extremities may have several causes like after strep infections!, kawasaki disease. Fungal illnesses, psoriasis and a condion known as erythroderma. ...Read more

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Hairline/hair is thining. scalp itches and has dandruff. Palms of hands sweat, itch, and peel. Is it related? What is this?

Hairline/hair is thining. scalp itches and has dandruff. Palms of hands sweat, itch, and peel. Is it related? What is this?

Hair thinning: Hair thinning and abnormal sweating is seen in cases of hyperthyroidism(overactive thyroid). Your physician or an endocrinologist can evaluate you for this. Scalp itch may also be related but your beautician can also advise you about dandruff treatment and your hair care. ...Read more

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My daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

My  daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell her what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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The skin on the palm of my hand is peeling, how can I treat it? At first before peeling my hand feel very numb and abit sore now it stop buy it peelin

The skin on the palm of my hand is peeling, how can I treat it? At first before peeling my hand feel very numb and abit sore now it stop buy it peelin

Fungus infection?: If only one hand is peeling, you could have a fungus infection -- like "athlete's foot", except on the hand. Or you could have come in contact with something that inflamed your hand, and the peeling signals that it is going away. If it persists, see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My hands and feet have the red scaly itchy peeling skin. Looks like the palm on the web site. What is that ?

Fungus: Is the most likely cause. But many things can cause this. I suggest you see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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After giving oral sex to a person. My hands began to peel and feet too, now red bumps appear on my palms fingers and hands, 2 on my upper lips that feel wet. Help please?

After giving oral sex to a person. My hands began to peel and feet too, now red bumps appear on my palms fingers and hands, 2 on my upper lips that feel wet. Help please?

See below: If a condom was used, it may be that you have a latex allergy. Less often, some people may have sensitivities to components in semen. You may want to see an allergist for this. ...Read more

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Toddler has bright red palms & soles of feet with peeling from every fingertip to bottom of fingers? Her hands feel like tissue paper.

Toddler has bright red palms & soles of feet with peeling from every fingertip to bottom of fingers? Her hands feel like tissue paper.

Consult doctor: Your toddler may be suffering from disease called hand ,foot and mouth disease or some deficiency as of Zinc _a mineral .Since your daughter is not having fever along with peeling of skin -kawasaki disease is less likely , better get the child checked up soon and get treatment at the earliest possible . ...Read more