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1 year olds fingers and toes are peeling, it isn't bothering him. What could cause this? Should I take him to a doctor?

1 year olds fingers and toes are peeling, it isn't bothering him. What could cause this? Should I take him to a doctor?

Peeling toes: There is a virus that can cause peeling of the fingers and toes, accompanied by fever, sore throat, stiff neck, and meningitis like picture that needs to be ruled out. This is a dangerous viral infection and getting medical attention is a must. If other symptoms are not present, it may be a contact dermatitis causing the skin to peel. See your pediatrician to evaluate this presentation ...Read more

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Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...Read more


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I've had a mild yeast infection for about a month now, a couple weeks ago my fingers and toes started peeling. Can't make either go away! please help.?

I've had a mild yeast infection for about a month now, a couple weeks ago my fingers and toes started peeling. Can't make either go away! please help.?

See a dermatologist: The peeling may be a form of eczema known as dyshydrotic eczema or it may be yeast or fungal related. Sometimes, if one cream is not working one just needs to try and alternative one. ...Read more

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In the last three months my fingers and toes have started peeling. It's never happened to me before. Help?

In the last three months my fingers and toes have started peeling. It's never happened to me before. Help?

Fungal skin: It sounds like it can either be a fungal infection or dermatitis. Topical antifungal cream can be tried for 3-4 weeks to clear condition. ...Read more

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My nails (finger and toes) are seemingly peeling, layer by layer... Im worried that eventualy i will run out of layers, is this natural / what do I do?

My nails (finger and toes) are seemingly peeling, layer by layer... Im worried that eventualy i will run out of layers, is this natural / what do I do?

See a dermatologist: No, skin does not have layers like an onion. A dermatologist will help you. Meanwhile use hand cream several times a day and use a mild cleanser such as dove. ...Read more

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My finger nails and toes started peeling off.I can see layers on the nails. Also on index finger theres this vertical blck line that nvr go away. Y?

My finger nails and toes started peeling off.I can see layers on the nails. Also on index finger theres this vertical blck line that nvr go away. Y?

Please see your: Dermatologist. If the black line runs along the length of the index finger nail - need to rule out serious causes. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it normal that my 1 year old baby skin is peeling from toes n finger tips? This has been going on on the last 3 months if not more...

Is it normal that my 1 year old baby skin is peeling from toes n finger tips? This has been going on on the last 3 months if not more...

Peeling skin: Peeling skin on the hands and feet of a child can be a sign of allergies, inflammation, infection, or skin damage. More serious causes include severe allergic reactions, drug reactions, and infections. ...Read more

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Could periodic rapid thickening (then splitting and peeling) of skin on tips of all fingers and toes combined with rust colored pits on finger pads indicate an autoimmune problem?

Could periodic rapid thickening (then splitting and peeling) of skin on tips of all fingers and toes combined with rust colored pits on finger pads indicate an autoimmune problem?

Its possible: Rough, thick skin on the finger tips with cracks and discoloration can be related to repeated exposure to chemicals/dry environment. This can also be seen is polymyositis and dermatomyositis which are autoimmune diseases involving primarily the muscles and skin respectively. ...Read more

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My son has kawasaki. Been peeling on fingers for over a week. Yeaterday toes started to peel and today palms and foot. When will it stop?

My son has kawasaki. Been peeling on fingers for over a week. Yeaterday toes started to peel and today palms and foot. When will it stop?

Kawasaki disease!: Desquamation not a severe problem as development of coronary aneurysms, and elevated platelet count to the risk of thrombus/embolus formation for which daily aspirin has to be prescribed. Ideally immunoglobulins were administered early and echocardiogram has been performed and was negative for cardiac abnormalities. ...Read more