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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 ?

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

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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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If my hand's upper skin is peeling off, what can I do?

If my hand's upper skin is peeling off, what can I do?

Keep it covered: With daily wound care (covering the wound with a bandage and antibiotic if there are signs of infection) the wound should heal quickly. See your doctor if you develop fever, chills, redness at the wound site, colored wound drainage, or if you have a large area of skin peeling. ...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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Please suggest what foods help peeling skin on hands and fingers?

Please suggest what foods help peeling skin on hands and fingers?

None: None help. If a rash is involved, see a dermatologist. If no rash is involved, try a moisturizing lotions. ...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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Peeling skin on fingers all of a sudden, should I exfoliate my hands?

Peeling skin on fingers all of a sudden, should I exfoliate my hands?

See your doctor: You may have dry skin due to cold weather or a form of eczema or an infection. There are also stds that can also have that symptom with other transient symptoms. ...Read more

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My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

Peeling skin: Peeling skin of the hands and feet is usually seen after a strep infection or kawasaki disease.Check with your doctor if you haven' t up till now. ...Read more