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Dry Peeling Palms Of Hands
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?
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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?
My right hand fingertips n feet (mostly) is dry n peeling.it happened suddenly the passed week.I'm on euthyrox.fingers start to wrinkle as soon as i touch water.Its seems like extra skin when i have a bath but then goes away.Is my meds causing this?
I dont think so: I have not come across that as a side effect of the thyroid medication. It is probably better to see the prescribing doctor and have a thyroid function test done. ...Read more
New skin cleanser?: Could be due to exposure to a new skin cleanser. Should return to normal in a few days ...Read more
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?
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?
None that I know of.: But i recommend you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
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
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
The palms and bottoms of my daughter's hand and feet are peeling, as is something were eating them. So i wonder what it could be causing it to do that?
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
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
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
My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times.. What causes 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
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
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
Could an allergy to antibotocs cause itchy rash on palms hands skin peel off not sure if let skin come off or moisturise ?
Possible: It is possible. The only cure is avoid it. If it persist you need to see a doctor find out other causes. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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