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Peeling finger tips of a 10 month old baby..

Peeling finger tips of a 10 month old baby..

Sounds OK: Usually caused by a virus or from finger/thumb sucking. In rare cases it can be from a serious bacteria illness but that would accompany fever or other symptoms. If it's peeling alone, probably not a problem. ...Read more

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My 2 yr old wasn't eating much for a couple of days then he had skin peeling on finger tips followd by mild fever for a couple of days now toes peelin?

My 2 yr old wasn't eating much for a couple of days then he had skin peeling on finger tips followd by mild fever for a couple of days now toes peelin?

See PCP : The history you give bothers me. This could be something minor but i can think of 2 infectious problems that could have significant consequences if left unrecognized.Try to get in before the weekend or no later than early next week. ...Read more

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My daughter is 4 years old and her skin is peeling around her finger tips like a blister. What would be causing this?

My daughter is 4 years old and her skin is peeling around her finger tips like a blister. What would be causing this?

Various causes: Peeling skin on finger tips can be due to dry skin, eczema, cold and dry weather, frequent washing of hands and contact dermatitis due to sensitivity to some chemical or substance fingers are touching....to name a few. Blistering may indicate some additional causes. Try using a skin moisturizer such as Eucerin or natural moisturizer such as pure aloe vera gel or coconut oil. If it persists> see Dr ...Read more

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What makes your finger tips peel?

What makes your finger tips peel?

Finger tip peeling: Peeling of finger tips can be caused by allergies, eczema, over washing of hands, to much time in water, chemical irritants, paper products, trauma, rubber products, or any other irritants. Treatment is with topical cortisone like ultravate or vanos. In chronic cases, allergy testing is needed. ...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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Doc why is the skin on my finger tips peeling off this the first time this happens .

Doc why is the skin on my finger tips peeling off this the first time this happens .

Many possibilities.: Many things can cause fingertip peeling, including eczema, psoriasis, various infections, frequent hand washing or use of harsh chemicals, and allergies. Try an otc moisturizer and/or 1% Hydrocortisone cream and protect your hands from soaps and chemicals. If it persists you may need to see a doctor to rule out rarer causes, such as diabetes and vitamin deficiencies. ...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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