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Husband had dry, cracking, peeling palms all year long. Has not been able to get rid of it for over apx. A year.?

Husband had dry, cracking, peeling palms all year long. Has not been able to get rid of it for over apx. A year.?

Emollients: I'm sure your husband has tried just about everything over the counter including moisterizers and emollients like eucerin cream or aquaphor. There might be something else going on other than just dry skin. We often see fungal infections on the hands, especially if someone wears gloves a lot (like athletes foot for the hands). I'd suggest getting a check by a doc to see if this isn't fungus. ...Read more

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How come I get itchy, red, peeling, palms now and then?

How come I get itchy, red, peeling, palms now and then?

Contact, irritant: The hands are prone to irritation and allergic sensitization especially when one washes one's hands too frequently. Your palm problem may be due to irritation from scented or antibacterial soaps especially if you wash you hands often. Or it may be due to allergic sensitization to a contact allergens such as the latex in latex gloves. Patch tested to a panel of potential allergens may help. ...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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Fingers and palms peeling fingertip pain and bad gallbladder. What should I do?

Fingers and palms peeling fingertip pain and bad gallbladder. What should I do?

You have a complex: Symptoms issue. This will not be addressable over the internet. Additionally you appear to have had a complex medical history and are on significant medications. You need to address your current complaints with your primary health care professional who is familiar with your health issues and has all of your information. He/she can best advise you. ...Read more

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Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Painful rash on palms and soles, more on the palms. Peeling, leaving flat pink areas?

Dyshidrotic eczema?: A dermatologist may be able to identify eczema, psoriasis, pityriasis rubra pilaris, contact reaction, etc. Therapy to be determined by diagnosis. ...Read more

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My son has kawasaki. Been peeling on fingers for over a week. Yeaterday toes started to peel and today palms and foot. When will it stop?

My son has kawasaki. Been peeling on fingers for over a week. Yeaterday toes started to peel and today palms and foot. When will it stop?

Kawasaki disease!: Desquamation not a severe problem as development of coronary aneurysms, and elevated platelet count to the risk of thrombus/embolus formation for which daily aspirin has to be prescribed. Ideally immunoglobulins were administered early and echocardiogram has been performed and was negative for cardiac abnormalities. ...Read more

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15ds ago 2yrold had red itchy palms like excema wakes in the night crying. 7ds ltr its under skin red hot.14day fingers n palms peeling n wrinkly?

15ds ago 2yrold had red itchy palms like excema wakes in the night crying. 7ds ltr its under skin red hot.14day fingers n palms peeling n wrinkly?

See a doctor: Several possibilities. If the child is having ongoing fever, kawasaki disease is a possibility. Infections of the skin (like staphylococcal scalded skin) are possible. Multiple viruses could cause these symptoms. Given the duration of symptoms, it is time to see a doctor. ...Read more

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Last night I masturbated a man and he came in my hand. Today the same hand is itchy and peeling at the palm. Could this be related and how. Candida?

Last night I masturbated a man and he came in my hand. Today the same hand is itchy and peeling at the palm. Could this be related and how. Candida?

Here are some. ..: Did you use some pleasure-enhancing cream? Does the peeling involve whole palm or just patches with abrasion? Did you have similar event? Clinically, I could not imagine if any skin fungal infection would ever happen within hours after contact. So, you may empirically try applying topical antifungal + steroid lightly 1-2 times daily for 3-5 days. If not getting better or just worsening, see Doc.. ...Read more

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My fingers are peeling and itchy. No bumps, no red lesions, no fluid filled vesicles. My fingers are just plainly peeling and itchy (palm side).Cause?

My fingers are peeling and itchy. No bumps, no red lesions, no fluid filled vesicles. My fingers are just plainly peeling and itchy (palm side).Cause?

A variety of things: This could all sorts of rashes ranging from rashes ranging from allergic in origin to the more extreme such as autoimmune like psoriasis or dermatomyositis. See a dermatologist to have this evaluated. ...Read more

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Hi, My hands, especially my left hand has got very dry, tight and peeling on my palm all of a sudden. What's the best way to moisturise it?

Hi, My hands, especially my left hand has got very dry, tight and peeling on my palm all of a sudden. What's the best way to moisturise it?

Dry hands: Some of the tips to avoid having dry hands are:

1. avoid excessive washing with soap
2. avoid antiseptics with alcohol (alcohol tends to dry the skin)
3. Use Eucerin cream and other moisturizing agents frequently ...Read more

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ANA/RF negative, dry eyes/mouth, dry peeling & vesicles on palms, widespread joint pain/crepitus, fatigue, cognitive probs, autonomic issues. Ideas?

ANA/RF negative, dry eyes/mouth, dry peeling & vesicles on palms, widespread joint pain/crepitus, fatigue, cognitive probs, autonomic issues. Ideas?

See rheumatologist: It is time for you to consult a rheumatologist since there may be several issues involved. The first thing that came to my mind is that you may have Sjogren's syndrome which however does not cover all of the symptoms you have described. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your palms are peeling in places?

What does it mean if your palms are peeling in places?

Past inflammation...: Fingers or palms can peel skin at the topmost layer if there was some inflammation (such as a recent fever or viral infection), some 1st degree burns (such as hot coffee), some blistering or non-blistering friction (such as digging with a shovel), some eczema or allergic skin reaction, some chemical or irritant reaction, a sunburn, etc... If peeling persists, a dermatologist can check the hands. ...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

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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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Sudden dry and peeling skin on the palm side of my fingers, what could this be?

Sudden dry and peeling skin on the palm side of my fingers, what could this be?

New skin cleanser?: Could be due to exposure to a new skin cleanser. Should return to normal in a few days ...Read more

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A spider may have bitten my neighbor 8 days ago, camping in oregon. Swollen finger, a swelling with a blister on his palm. Skin peeling. Dangerous?

A spider may have bitten my neighbor 8 days ago, camping in oregon. Swollen finger, a swelling with a blister on his palm. Skin peeling. Dangerous?

Possibly: Due to the blistering, I would recommend seeing a physician for an evaluation to see if the bite is becoming infected or early necrosis (dying tissue which can be due to the brown recluse family of spiders or the hobo spider). ...Read more

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After giving oral 8 days prior, hands and feet peeling after sore throat, after peeling red bump on palm and a few on my foot.?

After giving oral 8 days prior, hands and feet peeling after sore throat, after peeling red bump on palm and a few on my foot.?

Delayed allergy: This sounds like a delayed allergic reaction to the oral medicine that you took. See your doctor for relief and medicine to stop the progression if you haven't already tried benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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My palms are dry and peeling after I shower. Why?

My palms are dry and peeling after I shower. Why?

Dyshidrosis: You may be describing a condition of the eccrine sweat glands or possibly contact dermatitis. If this continues, see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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My boyfriends palms & fingers are peeling... He's never had this before and they don't hurt or itch. Summer has also just started... Can we stop this?

My boyfriends palms & fingers are peeling... He's never had this before and they don't hurt or itch. Summer has also just started... Can we stop this?

Appears to be: A Contact dermatitis. Try avoiding dishwashing soap and use gloves. Avoid any chemicals on your skin as well. If not better please see you primary doctor. ...Read more

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I have painful peeling fingertips of both my palms. Note:My intake of water is low since its cold here. Please suggest?

I have painful peeling fingertips of both my palms. Note:My intake of water is low since its cold here. Please suggest?

See a dermatologist: Peeling fingers can represent a variety of, problems which may or may not be asociated with the cold temps. You require a derm eval to know for sure, the. Treatment can begin ...Read more

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I have little brown tiny dots on the palms of mt hands that open up and begin to peel and itch. I'm using lidex (fluocinonide) as ordered with no result?

I have little brown tiny dots on the palms of mt hands that open up and begin to peel and itch. I'm using lidex (fluocinonide) as ordered with no result?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small blisters develop on the hands and feet. Blisters are often itchy.
Treatment is with a class one topical steroid like vanos. ...Read more

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My fingers are peeling for no reason, why/ sometimes my palms are sweaty. Like 2 times a year it happens, it is embarrasing and I want it to stop.?

My fingers are peeling for no reason, why/ sometimes my palms are sweaty. Like 2 times a year it happens, it is embarrasing and I want it to stop.?

Fungal?: It's hard to say without seeing it but with sweaty palms and peeling, it sounds like a fungal infection, much like athletes foot. You could try the same over the counter products for athletes foot to see if this helps. If it persists, you should see your doctor to confirm the diagnosis and possibly prescribe you something stronger. ...Read more

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The bottom of the palm of my hand has been peeling for a few weeks now and it hasn't stopped. Its beginning to hurt now. Any idea what it could be?

Dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis is a reaction caused by direct physical or chemical injury to the epidermis. The damage caused by an irritant leads to inflammation, manifested in the skin as erythema, edema, and scaling. A good picture would help make a diagnosis. ...Read more