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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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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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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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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