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Doctor insights on: Peeling Of Skin On Palms And Soles

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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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Skin peeling excessively in the palms of my hands? Is it a type of eczema?

Skin peeling excessively in the palms of my hands?  Is it a type of eczema?

Can be: It could also just be dry skin. The fact it is excessive kind of implies to me that you are unable to control the condition to your liking. Therefore, i wold recommend a visit to the dermatologist who likely will be able to help solve your problem or keep it at bay and minimize it. (sometimes if hands exposed to excess water like when doing dishes or harsh checmical this can also occur.). ...Read more

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I had a strep infection that took 2 bouts of abt to clear. I got peeling palms now little brown freckles appear then the skin opens. What's up?

I had a strep infection that took 2 bouts of abt to clear. I got peeling palms now little brown freckles appear then the skin opens. What's up?

Palm peeling: The palm peeling can be from the antibiotics or other medications you are currently taking, you need to show them to your doctor, you did not mention what antibiotic you took. This needs medical attention. ...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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What causes non-dry skin is peeling on fingers and palms after a sunburn?

What causes non-dry skin is peeling on fingers and palms after a sunburn?

Sun damage: Does not have to be dry to peel. The sun actually blisters up the skin and you slough the outer layer, dry or not. ...Read more