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Dry Peeling Skin On Palms Of Hands
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?
Red scaling rashes generally fall into the category of "eczematous", meaning "like eczema". Eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, allergic or irritant contact dermatitis, and some bacterial and fungal infections fall into this category. Red scaling rashes are often itchy and can ...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
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
My hands and feet have the red scaly itchy peeling skin. Looks like the palm on the website. What is that?
Fungus: Is the most likely cause. But many things can cause this. I suggest you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
One more question I was taking a glove off and my hand touched outer glove peeling skin on hands and day old cuts on knuckles would I get hep c?
Perhaps you are working in the wrong field. If you are this afraid of your loved one or a patient you are caring for then they will not be getting good care.
The answer once again is an absolute no. ...Read more
Peeling skin/air filled blisters on fingers of each hand, randomly appear. No pain, redness, itching, no symptoms but peeling and blisters?
Blisters on hand:
May be dyshidrosis, a form of eczema or eczema. Antihistamines may help as can topical steroids may help in short term but long term can repredispose to infection and/or skin thinning. Would f/u /w/ dermatologist.
https://nationaleczema.org/eczema/types-of-eczema/dyshidrotic-eczema/ ...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
What can be the cause of skin peeling from palm of hand at base of thumb, also have skin peeling in arch of foot.
I have red spots on palms of hands under skin. Hands feel warm & tight; skin peeling slightly. No fever or itching. Some type of dermatitis?
Red spots on palms: Some causes of red spots on your palms include dyshidrotic eczema (pompholyx), contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, fungal infection, psoriasis, syphilis, and rocky mountain spotted fever, a tick-borne illness that can cause rash on the palms. You really should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read more
Hello sir my mom hand skin peeling off and irritation. Her doctor giving acitretin capsules ip 25 mg. And still problem persists. What can I do for?
Acitretin is a: Retinoid or vitamin A derivative typically used to treat moderate to severe psoriasis. Typically, your mother's Dermatologist would have tried several other topical medications before adding this. Unfortunately, it may add redness, itching, scaling, peeling for the first several weeks as the body adjusts. She needs to stay in close touch with her Doctor to monitor side effects and modify treatment ...Read more
Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry?
76 year old female with stage 4 small cell Lung cancer, also in the liver. Presenting with hand shakes & skin peeling off her hands- what's happening?
76 yr old female with stage 4 SC Lung cancer & in liver. Not on treatment. Presenting with hand shakes & skin peeling off her hands- what's happening?
As noted before: It is likely that these findings are due to previous chemotherapy. Without the patient's historical and treatment information a definitive statement cannot be given. Contact the patient's health care provider for a meaningful answer based on known information about her. ...Read more
A spider may have bitten my neighbor 8 days ago, camping in oregon. Swollen finger, a swelling with a blister on his palm. Skin peeling. Dangerous?
None: None help. If a rash is involved, see a dermatologist. If no rash is involved, try a moisturizing lotions. ...Read more
Stop using it: Why were you applying this medication? It causes thinning skin and other problems. See your doctor for a proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My 4 year old son has peeling skin on his hands, even becoming sore and bleeding a little! He hasn't complained and has not been unwell!?
Have peeling skin on my hands for a few weeks, now its starting on my feet. I had a bad sunburn few monthes ago. Any idea why my skins peeling?
From the sunburn?: Is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Normal to peel and will stop
apply eucerin or such moisturiser. ...Read more
I have a peeling skin in hands and fingers, also I have calluses.
I use Vaseline before I sleep and then I wear gloves, but is not working.
What to do?
Evaluation: A thorough history ad examination is required to determine the cause. There are an umber of conditions which can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
My hands and feet always sweat and so I get peeling skin between my toes and it won't heal. How do I treat this?
Peeling skin: That is a great breeding place for athlete's foot. Without an exam it is difficult to say definitively, but it sounds like it. See a podiatrist for assistance. Good luck! ...Read more
For 4 weeks:
Hives that come and go, lasting a couple hours; 1-3 times a day.
Intense itching on palms and soles, peeling skin, wakes me up at night?
Need to be seen: Kindly see yor doctor/dermatologist, can't be helped online, more history and physical examination are needed. In the interim you can try OTC cetirizine, loratadine or fexofenadine, regularly though, just to control the itching, hope it works, till you see your doctor first who may refer you to a dermatologist, best wishes ...Read more
Frictional.: Athlete's foot infection usually doesn't involve the outside of the little toe. The bottom and the space between the 4th and 5th is typically involved and it usually itches. You have no description of an itch. The redness of both toes is typical of shoe pressure to the sides of the little toe. Increased arteriole flow for red and secondary venous sluggishness for purple. Check your shoes for fit. ...Read more
I have peeling skin on the tips of my toes and around my right thumb nail, it does not bleed, psoriasis in family so how can I treat it?
Husband has sore between pinkie toe and next one, hurts, bleeds some, when I was cleaning it I noticed a small hole right in the crease and peeling skin.
Potentially be serious particularly if he has diabetes or poor circulation. There is often a soft corn there fungus and or bacteria.
It is important to remove the soft corn as the worse that gets the deep an ulcer can get. I strongly advise against self treatment and would recommend a foot doctor to care for this. Sometimes, if conservative tx fails a surgery is indicated. ...Read more