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Doctor insights on: Peeling Of Skin On Fingertips

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I have bad peeling skin on fingertips, any suggestions?

I have bad peeling skin on fingertips, any suggestions?

Avoidance: Avoid trauma look to see if you do repeated traumatic things to the fingers like picking at things, playing guitar etc Avoid hot hand washes Wash hands as necessary not excessively without hard scrubbing emollients to keep them moist ...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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My 5yo daughter has developed peeling of skin with few small, difficult to see red small spots in that area on fingertips, wat condition it could be?

My 5yo daughter has developed peeling of skin with few small, difficult to see red small spots in that area on fingertips, wat condition it could be?

Dyshidrotic eczema: has findings similar to what you describe. No specific cause is known, but individuals often have a tendency to sweaty hands and more commonly have atopic dermatitis. Lotions may help. Also avoidance of irritants and chemicals that one could be sensitive to. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on my fingertips peeling?

Recent fever : It may be a recent infection or fever. If you have not been treated and you have had symptoms see your doctor. If you have had a rash and it is now peeling see your doctor for a diagnosis. Many forms of dermatitis can cause this. If you have had an allergic reaction to something you have touched you may need treatment for the contact dermatitis. ...Read more

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The skin on my fingertips is peeling , it is not painful just looks a mess. What could this be ?

The skin on my fingertips is peeling , it is not painful just looks a mess. What could this be ?

Post infectious: Some times after a strep infection or kawasaki disease your hands can peel.It could be aresponse also to your occupation. For example a baker hans can peel after working with flour. ...Read more

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Suffering from a typical type of eczema from 6-7 months.Only skin under fingertips peeling out and feeling very itchy at that area.

Suffering from a typical type of  eczema from 6-7 months.Only skin under fingertips peeling out and feeling very itchy at that area.

Hand Dermatitis: If an over the counter Hydrocortisone cream isn't helping and you have been moisturizing aggressively, you may want to see your dermatologist. Hand dermatitis usually requires the use of a higher potency steroid than one you can get over the counter in addition to aggressive use of emollients. Get checked out to see what is actually going on. Best of luck! ...Read more

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The skin on my fingertips has been peeling for the last 4 months. Moisturizer helps a little but the peeling continues. It's not itchy. What causes?

The skin on my fingertips has been peeling for the last 4 months. Moisturizer helps a little but the peeling continues. It's not itchy. What causes?

Probably water loss: Most people that suffer from peeling fingertips wash their hands all the time. As water molecules leave the skin, more piggyback or get pulled out of the skin too. This leaves the skin dry and peeling. A great way to reverse this is whenever your hands are wet, thinly rub in petroleum jelly for thirty seconds, then towel dry. This traps the water in your skin, stopping the peeling. ...Read more

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Small red bumps on both palms and small bits of skin on fingertips especially keep turning white and peeling off, then fingertips look liney and old.

Small red bumps on both palms and small bits of skin on fingertips especially keep turning white and peeling off, then fingertips look liney and old.

Atopic dermatitis: Peeling rash in palms sounds like a varient of eczema. A correct diagnosis will require a complete history , exam and diagnostic test deemed necessary by your primary care provider or dermatologist. ...Read more

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My daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

My  daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell her what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Is there any solution to heal peeling of skin from my feet?

Peeling skin: Consult with a podiatrist - peeling of skin could represent tinea pedis - if it due to a fungus infection, antifungual cream should help. If the peeling is caused by dry skin - xerosis - a good mosturizer should help. ...Read more

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What can you about really bad athletics foot, there is real bad peeling of skin black skin comin off the bottom of the foot. The odor is horrendous?

Several things: There are plenty of topical creams and gels that you can get over the counter at any pharmacy or supermarket. Proper hygiene and ensuring the places you bath or shower are clear of fungus are important. More recently, companies are promoting ultra violet lights that go into your shoes and kill various types of fungus. ...Read more

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Is there any other treatment for acne without drying or peeling of skin?

Is there any other treatment for acne without drying or peeling of skin?

Not really: Most topicals will cause some skin irritation, because the mode of action is to turn over the skin and exfoliate the skin. Some will cause less irritation than others. You can start with a benzoyl peroxide wash daily ...Read more

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Itchy,red,dry,peeling of skin between 3rd and 4th finger?whats dg?whats the tretment?

Itchy,red,dry,peeling of skin between 3rd and 4th finger?whats dg?whats the tretment?

Skin itchy: It can be dry skin, or fungal infection. Have your tried any topical ointment? If persist then see your family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Could periodic rapid thickening (then splitting and peeling) of skin on tips of all fingers and toes combined with rust colored pits on finger pads indicate an autoimmune problem?

Could periodic rapid thickening (then splitting and peeling) of skin on tips of all fingers and toes combined with rust colored pits on finger pads indicate an autoimmune problem?

Its possible: Rough, thick skin on the finger tips with cracks and discoloration can be related to repeated exposure to chemicals/dry environment. This can also be seen is polymyositis and dermatomyositis which are autoimmune diseases involving primarily the muscles and skin respectively. ...Read more

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How long does it usually take for accutane to work? After 5 days of 80mg/day noticed more pimples & peeling of skin. Is this normal?I have mild acne.

Several weeks: Many individuals find that there skin looks worse for the first month, but 95% show good results by the end of the first cycle. Occasionally a second cycle is required. Dry peeling skin is common. ...Read more

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I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

I have Itchiness,Dryness,redness,peeling of skin,papules, funny odor, and one scab under the head of my penis what could it be?

?yeast: This could be a yeast infection of the head of the penis(balanitis). This may be transmitted by a female who has a yeast vaginal infection. I recommend that you have your physician evaluate you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Does yeast infections cause scaling and peeling of skin of the labia because thats what im getting from my yeast its itchy and burning peeling?

Does yeast infections cause scaling and peeling of skin of the labia because thats what im getting from my yeast its itchy and burning peeling?

Yeast is a good bet: These are typical symptoms of candida vulvovaginitis, i.e. a vaginal yeast infecttion. If your symptoms were mild, it might be OK to try an over-the-counter yeast cream like Monistat and others. But other conditions are possible and these symptoms sound pretty severe. I would recommend you see your doctor, both for diagnosis and to make sure there's not an underlying health problem, like diabetes. ...Read more