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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

Toes (Definition)

Toes are the digits at the ends of the feet, most people have 10 and they normally ...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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Finished my last Taxol (paclitaxel) chemotherapy last week, having a side effect of my fingers swelling, swelling hurts, what can I do to stop the pain & swelling?

Finished my last Taxol (paclitaxel) chemotherapy last week, having a side effect of my fingers swelling, swelling hurts, what can I do to stop the pain & swelling?

Hand swelling and pain: This is most likely side effect of Taxol (paclitaxel). Some side effects of taxol (paclitaxel) are neuropathy which is damaging of the nerve fibers joint pains and sometimes swelling of extremities. Most of this side effects get better after stopping the treatment but the neuropathy sometimes persists and requires lifelong medications. Follow up with your oncologist and discuss this problem. ...Read more

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I stubbed my toe about a month ago and it bruised and the bruise was raised. Now the bruise is hard and last night it started peeling. There is no blood. What should I do?

I stubbed my toe about a month ago and it bruised and the bruise was raised. Now the bruise is hard and last night it started peeling. There is no blood. What should I do?

Toe bruise: Having a bruise after an injury is common but continued pain after one month may not be. I'd recommend to off-load the area at this time until a physician sees it and get an x-ray. ...Read more

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What should I do about the bottom of my toes peeling?

Peeling: First thing to do is find what cause is. May be tines pedis which simple medication may help but really have to find out the cause. Don't wear same shoes daily, dry feet really well after bathing too. ...Read more

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How can I stop the skin from peeling between my toes?

How can I stop the skin from peeling between my toes?

Keep the skin as dry: As possible and avoid wearing shoes and socks that make your feet sweat. Try an otc anti fungal cream in the areas affected for four weeks. ...Read more

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Woke up with extreme peeling on my big toe and right under it. Big thick pieces of skin. Cause?

Woke up with extreme peeling on my big toe and right under it. Big thick pieces of skin. Cause?

Might be a callous: Often caused by biomechanical issues. However, since I can't see it, it's merely a guess and I would have to refer you to an in person exam. ...Read more

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