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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more


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What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

Irritant or Allergen: Skin peeling of the face is usually due to an allergy or nonspecific irritation due to a topical cream or shampoo that is being applied. ...Read more

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Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk i had a rash on my forehead..what to do?

Used cetaphil soap n neoreen tablets and mometasone furoate loation for my oily n peeling skin and after 1 wk i had a rash on my forehead..what to do?

Stop using them: Of you developed rash after using all 3 , then you should stop using them and once resolves may introduce one after the other to check what are you allergic to. Meanwhile if rash are itchy try OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream and Hydrocortisone cream for NO MORE than a week. If spreading and painful you should seek medical advise to make sure you do not have infection. ...Read more

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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

See remark: You may have infection from what you describe? You are uncircumcised.Please sit a tub of warm soapy water for 5 minutes 2 times a day,After drying apply some antibiotic ointment to area. Do this for couple of days.If no response,check with a doctor,or visit local health clinic in your town. Good luck ...Read more

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I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

I have these peeling skin on the head of my penis. What would it be?

Here are some ...: Without a look at what you described, it's hard to offer a decent advice although chronic inflammation, i.e., balanoposthitis, related with long tight foreskin, or psoriasis would first come to mind. Clinically, you may try applying topical antifungal + steroid cream lightly 1-2 daily after gentle cleansing for 4-5 days and see. if not improved as wished, see urologist for confirmation, Rx, & ... ...Read more

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What is the cause of the skin peeling on the head and foreskin of the penis?

What is the cause of the skin peeling on the head and foreskin of the penis?

Balanitis: It may be an balanitis, an infection of the penis. An antibiotic or anti-fungal may help. A visit with your doctor is recommended. ...Read more

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Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

Have rash below the head of my penis and skin peeling as well?

See Md: There are several possible causes of skin irritation/rash on shaft of penis. If you are uncircumcised and you do not often retract the foreskin and clean the area, the old skin cells/oil / debris may cause irritation. Some men get eczema of the area and need steroid cream. It could also be a fungal infection like "jock itch". See your md for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have peeling skin on the head of my penis. It's red and itchy. What is this?

See Your Doctor: Most likely a yeast infection, but could be herpes. It needs to be examined and cultured (swab for herpes and KOH prep for yeast). Yeast can be easily treated, but can be a symptom of other problems, like diabetes. ...Read more

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I have very dry and peeling skin on my penis head, there's also three small bumps on my penis head one even scabbed over but was leaking clear yellowi?

See doctor: You need to see doctor, have culture done, and depending on history--evaluation for transmitted diseases. Do this today if possible. Do not take chances. You may be prescribed medications before cultures are returned. Good luck. ...Read more

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