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Skin on hands peeling?

Skin on hands peeling?

Use hand cream or lo: Use any moisturising cream or lotion and the new skin will come. ...Read more

Dr. Mike Bowman
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Skin Cancer (Definition)

A condition in which some element of your skin which is one of the most complex organs in the body, degenerates into cancer, with the cancerous (malignant) cells growing ...Read more


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Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?

Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?

Itchy hands/feet: Thank you for your question. Itchy hands & feet that spreads to the arms & legs could be caused by a number of things. There are different types of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources. Having an examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Skin abnormality on the arms?

Skin abnormality on the arms?

Keratosis pilaris?: Can't be sure what you have with such limited info given, but u may have keratosis pilaris: thickened hair follicles. It is genetically inherited, common skin disorder which cannot be cured, but treated with topical emolients etc...Severe cases may benefit from retinoid compounds-- a type of acne med. Keeping the skin moist helps, thus is often softer in summer time due to sweating...Good luck. ...Read more

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Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Dyshidrotic eczema?: A dermatologist may be able to identify eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact reaction, etc. Therapy to be determined by diagnosis. ...Read more

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Is dry skin on hands contagious?

Is dry skin on hands contagious?

no: If holding hands is a problem due to your dry skin it is time to see your medspa doctor and review how to hydrate as well as what products will help with this. Often time people also discuss dermal fillers to plump up the hands to make them more youthful. ...Read more

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Dry spots on skin, spreading?

Dry spots on skin, spreading?

Dermatitis: You need to have a doctor lay eyes and hands on the rash for an appropriate diagnosis. Dermatologist are the skin doctors. ...Read more

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Skin biopsy taken on 12 year old female purple bluish blotches on face neck and arms?

Skin biopsy taken on 12 year old female purple bluish blotches on face neck and arms?

Putple blotches: The purple blotches may be ecchymosis. A full exam with blood work are needed. Platlet count should slso be fonr. ...Read more

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What is numb second and third toes on both feet & fingers on hands?

What is numb second and third toes on both feet & fingers on hands?

Neuroma: If you are experiencing numbness between the second and third toes, this could be a result of a neuroma. Typically a morton's neuroma occurs between the third and fourth toes, but it is not unusual to have one develop where you are describing. Not usually related to the hands unless you are diabetic and are experincing diabetic peripheral neuropathy. ...Read more

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Dark spots appeared one on side of knee and then spread to arms and torso itchy skin?

Dark spots appeared one on side of knee and then spread to arms and torso itchy skin?

Go to doctor: Unfortunately "dark spots" is extremely ambiguous and is not descriptive in any way, if this rash is spreading please go see your physician. ...Read more

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Why does the skin on my finger tips peel? Skin on fingertips

Why does the skin on my finger tips peel? Skin on fingertips

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist. Possibilities include fingertip eczema, psoriasis, and fungal infection. Read more about eczema and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Why moles on foot needs a closer attention than other moles on the skin?

Why moles on foot needs a closer attention than other moles on the skin?

Prob not the locati : The doctor is likely not looking at them closer because the LOCATION, but rather by the appearance of the moles which may look more ominous on your feet ...Read more

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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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Dark patches appeared on skin first on side of knee then now on torso and arms with itchy skin?

Dark patches: You may have a fungal condition. Consult your doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can skin cancer always start on the skin?

Can skin cancer always start on the skin?

Yes: Skin cancer, in any of its varieties, starts in the skin. There are similar cancers that can start in other sites but they would not be called skin cancer. Also, other cancers can spread to the skin but again, you don't call it skin cancer. The cancer is usually named by its place of origin. ...Read more

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Itchy clustery rash on hands knees elbows and feet that blister wen scratched?

Itchy clustery rash on hands knees elbows and  feet that blister wen scratched?

Psoriasis?: Although it is very difficult to diagnose rashes without actually looking at it. But it sounds like early psoriasis by the distribution and description that you have given. Please consider uploading pictures and consulting a dermatologist here on HealthTap. ...Read more

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Treatment of plain warts its on face hands n leg?

Treatment of plain warts its on face hands n leg?

Dermatology: Warts are quite common on the hands, less so on the face. There are many excellent precription medications; however, these warts must be examined and visualized by a physician. I would advise avoiding over the counter wart removers until you are seen by a physician. ...Read more

Dr. Travis Kidner
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Melanoma (Definition)

A type of cancer that develops from pigment-containing ...Read more