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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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I have a scaling skin which only occurs on both hand palm and foot palm...It also does not cause me any harm or whatsoever..Is this normal?

I have a scaling skin which only occurs on both hand palm and foot palm...It also does not cause me any harm or whatsoever..Is this normal?

This is not normal: You may have one of several things going on. First, could be having an allergic reaction to something you use on your skin or something you take. Second, could just be a case of not enough hydration in your skin or entire body for that matter. Drink more water, use extra virgin olive oil to nourish and moisturize skin. Lastly, it could be fungal infection (athlete's foot). See a foot doctor asap. ...Read more

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Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Can leuprolide acetate injection cause skin scaling in hands and feet?

Highly unlikely: that would be a highly unusual effect, dry skin is occasionally a complaint (if that's what you mean by scaling.) best wishes .M ...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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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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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