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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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Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Itchy blisters on palms of hands and bottom of feet ?

Eczema: Probably dyshidrotic eczema. The blisters tend to open and then the underlying tissue feels raw usually we use topical steroid cream but the otc steroids do not penetrate well. Go check with your doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Describe swelling of the hands and fingers?

Describe swelling of the hands and fingers?

Puffiness: When your hands and fingers look bigger than usual. ...Read more

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What causes blister-like red dots on palm of hands and bottom of feet?

What causes blister-like red dots on palm of hands and bottom of feet?

Pompholyx?: Read about dyshidrotic eczema and see if this matches. If so, the treatment varies depending on the severity. Best wishes. ...Read more

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The outsides of my pinky toes are turning red/purple and one has peeling skin.

The outsides of my pinky toes are turning red/purple and one has peeling skin.

Frictional.: Athlete's foot infection usually doesn't involve the outside of the little toe . The bottom and the space between the 4th and 5th is typically involved and it usually itches. You have no description of an itch. The redness of both toes is typical of shoe pressure to the sides of the little toe. Increased arteriole flow for red and secondary venous sluggishness for purple. Check your shoes for fit. ...Read more

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Corns/callouses; a lot of skin peeling off of my feet! why?

Probably a fungus: It's probably a fungal infection. Try a topical anti fungal cream or go to a podiatrist and get it cultured to make sure. It could also be some form of dermatitis. ...Read more

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What causes hives on the palms of hands and soles of feet?

What causes hives on the palms of hands and soles of feet?

hives: These may not be hives, you need to see a doctor for a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Are itchy soles of feet and palms of hand a sign of menopause?

Are itchy soles of feet and palms of hand a sign of menopause?

Menopause occurs: 1 year after last period. During perimenopausal (time leading up to period stopping) you can have a # of sxs. Sxs may include waking up in middle of night sweating heavily; v concentration, ^ vaginal dryness; fatigue, hair loss, dizziness, wt gain, bloating, incontinence, irregularity of periods, hot flashes; mood swings, irritability ; decreased interest in sex. ^ itching can occur. ...Read more

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What causes wrinkles on knuckles, hands and fingers?

What causes wrinkles on knuckles, hands and fingers?

Knuckle wrinkles: Wrinkles on the knuckles are natural and allow the motion for example when making a fist. As a rheumatologist, it is the loss or lack or wrinkles that may be a sign of disease. ...Read more

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What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

What causes itching on palms of the hands and bottom of feet?

Cholestasis: If you are in your third trimester and itch all over, including the palms and soles it may me cholestasis. Talk to your doctor and if that diagnosis is right there are medicines to decrease the serum bile acid levels, ease the itching, and the diagnosis is something your doctor needs to ge aware of. ...Read more

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Why are the tips of my fingers peeling?

Why are the tips of my fingers peeling?

Peeling fingertips: There are many causes of desquamation of the fingertips, and you need to see a dermatologist to get these all worked out. Some of them are quite severe and indicate infection by various viruses, eczemas, hormonal problems, etc., so i would not wait. Go see a dermatologist now! ...Read more

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My skin by the bottom of my finger nail is peeling. Why?

My skin  by the bottom of my finger nail is peeling. Why?

Need more info: Can be thyroid / endocrine issue, vitamin deficiency, stress, or other causes. Should see a primary care provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes sudden heated blush and swelling of various areas of the hand, knuckles, and fingers?

What causes sudden heated blush and swelling of various areas of the hand, knuckles, and fingers?

Rash: That sounds like urticaria, but is hard to tell by description only. Urticaria is a reaction to various things and is usually itchy. Antihistamines work the best, but if worsening or any facial swelling or difficulty breathing please see a physician, and it's best to go right to the er if that seems to be happening. We only figure out what causes it 25% of the time. Check online for pictures. ...Read more

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What causes itchy,hard,little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?

What causes itchy,hard,little reddish purple spots in the palm of my hands and under the soles of my feet?

Seeing is helpful.: There are many conditions to consider, especially without the privilege of actually seeing the your condition. One of particular consideration would be dishydrotic dermatitis. This is more commonly known as pomppholyx. ...Read more

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