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My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

Peeling skin: Peeling skin of the hands and feet is usually seen after a strep infection or kawasaki disease.Check with your doctor if you haven' t up till now. ...Read more

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Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?

Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?

Maybe: Your description could be eczema or it could be the result of a streptococcal throat infection. If eczema and if caused by nuts (a lot of ifs) it would be the result of eating nuts nearly everyday. Do yourself a favor and see an allergist or a dermatologist for assistance. ...Read more

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Why dose my skin peel on the bottom parts of my feet and hands?

Why dose my skin peel on the bottom parts of my feet and hands?

Dry feet and hands: One hand and two foot syndrome is fungus that results in dryness of both soles and usually the dominant hand palm. Treatment with amlactin cream and Lamisil (terbinafine) cream is often effective. Drynesss can be treated with amlactin cream. Allergy is possible, but less likely to affect both hands and feet. ...Read more

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Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry peeling skin: There are a number of causes of dry peeling skin. You can use a cream like lachydrin (lactic acid) twice daily to improve the symptoms. I think 5% is otc while 12% is prescription. Fungal infection is one of the causes of scaling so if it is not resolved see your doctor. ...Read more

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What kind of allergies make your skin from both hands and feet peel off?

What kind of allergies make your skin from both hands and feet peel off?

Not always allergies: A contact dermatitis to something that comes directly into contact to your skin may do it, but food allergies or allergies to airborn allergens will not. This is probably not an allergy. ...Read more

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Me and my boy both have a rash on our hands and feet. gets itchy, blotchy looking under skin, skin peels, and seems to peel in circles. is it fungal?

Me and my boy both have a rash on our hands and feet. gets itchy, blotchy looking under skin, skin peels, and seems to peel in circles. is it fungal?

Certainly can be: but is there anything in your mouths because i worry about hand foot and mouth disease which is a virus. See a derm for correct diagnosis before you start treatment especially on your child ...Read more

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I have had burning red hands and feet for 3 weeks even hot to touch, now they are not hot but the skin is peeling as well as from knees and elbows?

I have had burning red hands and feet for 3 weeks even hot to touch, now they are not hot but the skin is peeling as well as from knees and elbows?

Dermatitis: Your symptoms certainly warrant an evaluation by a dr. A dermatologist specializes in skin conditions and it appears you definitely have some dermatitis that may be caused by several different factors, such as a contact irritant, an underlying psoriatic condition possible, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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My hands and feet always sweat and so i get peeling skin between my toes and it won't heal. How do I treat this?

My hands and feet always sweat and so i get peeling skin between my toes and it won't heal. How do I treat this?

Peeling skin: That is a great breeding place for athlete's foot. Without an exam it is difficult to say definitively , but it sounds like it. See a podiatrist for assistance. Good luck ! ...Read more

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My daughter had hand foot and mouth and now the skin is peeling off her toes, is this normal?

HFM: It could be. This also a symptom of resolving scarlet fever. That is a rash caused by strep throat. Especially, if her fingers, and groin area are also peeling. Call your pediatrician, to be sure. ...Read more

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How can I prevent painful, monthly peeling of skin on fingers between distal knuckle and cuticle? I keep my hands moisturized.

Need a diagnosis: I cannot clearly clarify what your diagnosis is. In the wintertime skin is dryer. You need to discuss this with your dermatologist. ...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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