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Best treatment for playa hands? Since i returned from burning man my hands have been peeling. I have tried lotion, but my hands are still a mess.

Best treatment for playa hands?  Since i returned from burning man my hands have been peeling.  I have tried lotion, but my hands are still a mess.

Thick creams: Best treatment for "playa hands" or bad sunburn of the hands is avoidance by using and reapplying sunscreen to skin often. For now use thick creams (no lotions) as often as possible. Some good choices are those that contain Lactic Acid or urea e.G amlactin cream. Also "bagbalm" might work here. ...Read more

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How to cure extremely dry, cracked, peeling, red hands?

How to cure extremely dry, cracked, peeling,  red hands?

?allergy: Take a good look at what you are coming in contact with during your day. Obviously avoid anything that irritates your hands. And you always need to wonder if you are allergic to something. You may need to see a dermatologist for allergy patch testing. ...Read more

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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

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Why do you think my hands are peeling ?

Why do you think my hands are peeling ?

Irritation: Could be exposure to chemicals or irritants. Could also be hand eczema. Use good moisturizer, avoid solvents, chemicals, and hot soapy water. If this persists consider using mid potency topical steroid. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and fingers peeling?

Many possibilites: Allergies to environmental substances such as cleansers or possibly allergies to metals in a ring. See your doc. ...Read more

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Why are my hands peeling and turning yellow?

Why are my hands peeling and turning yellow?

Most common: causes are excess vitamin intake (beta carotene or vitamin B), diet (excess carrots), and some medications, also we worry about jaundice (excess bilirubin) or diabetes. Check your diet and vitamin situation, and eliminate those mentioned above but if not better in a month see your primary care physician ...Read more

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Why are my hands so dry, cracked and peeling?

Why are my hands so dry, cracked and peeling?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have peeling hands a work with paint thinner?

I have peeling hands a work with paint thinner?

Gloves. : Getting some gloves that protect you against the chemicals you work with is the only way to go here. Also many chemicals are carinogenic, meaning if your directly exposed to them they can cause cancer. This might not happen today or tomorrow but can show up 20-30 years down the road. Be smart and safe, protect yourself please. ...Read more