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Fragile finger nails. Horizontal dents on almost all fingers. Some have double. Peeling toe nails, hair thinning.
Usually not: This usually is from a stressful event in life that interrupts nail growth. See dermatologist for evaluation. ...Read more
Is it normal that my 1 year old baby skin is peeling from toes n finger tips? This has been going on on the last 3 months if not more...
Couple of things: Soak the foot in warm water with a mild dishwashing liquid, when the tissue becomes loose, use a towel in a back and forth motion to scrape out the skin. ...Read more
Dry soles of feet, sore red, hard white patches and peeling behind toes. Athletes foot or dry skin? Seeing dr inweek need advce! Will buy lac-hydrin
Extremely dry, scaly feet. Saw dr., they didn't seem to think it was athletes foot. No cracking or peeling between toes just on tops of feet. Small clear fluid filled bumps. Extremely itchy. Pain associated with itching. Tried applying aquaphor nightly an
There must be more: So the Dr saw you with severe, itchy dermatitis on top of your feet and did not see features of fungus. What, then, was the diagnosis? Allergic contact? And the treatment was Aquaphor????? Sounds like you need a potent prescription ointment, maybe a short course of prednisone [20mg alternate days for 3 doses]. ...Read more
Peeling: First thing to do is find what cause is. May be tines pedis which simple medication may help but really have to find out the cause. Don't wear same shoes daily, dry feet really well after bathing too. ...Read more
Keep the skin as dry: As possible and avoid wearing shoes and socks that make your feet sweat. Try an otc anti fungal cream in the areas affected for four weeks. ...Read more
Skin on button of 2 big toes peeling off in layers in my 14 mnth grl for 2 mnth. Dr said it fungus. Tried clotrimazol crm1% 4tms-didnt help. What to do?
See: A podiatrist or a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. Likely a tineia pedis infection. ...Read more
My 7mo son has had peeling skin on his toes for about 2 months now. Not red or bothering him, just peeling on all toes. What could cause this?
I hav itching and skin peeling at left toe, in between and adjacent toe for 2 weeks. I have used ketoconazole for 5-6 days....itching has reduced but affected skin is still peeling off. What is this lesion?
Neuropathy of foot. Just noticed a toenail peeling up from toe at cuticle. No pain until today. What could it be? I don't see discoloring at all.
I have excema on my foot... Its really uncofortable skin is peeling from between toes just a horrible feeling. What should I put on it to stop the bur?
Excema: Excema on the foot has some unique problems. The area can have athletes foot and or a bacterial infection at the same time because of the damage to the area. An exam and possible cultures should be considered. ...Read more
The skin is peeling between my toes, I have dots underneath the skin on the heel of my foot. I don't think it is plantar warts as the skin is smooth?
Do I have athletes foot the side of my big toe was burning itching and red now its peeling with hard dry skin n red underneath my third toe peels als?
Likely: It is probably fungal (athlete's foot). Sometimes there is also bacterial infection. Use some OTC creams and keep toe webs and feet dry. ...Read more
My five yr old daughter has peeling fingers and toes, she has had in the past month, chalazion on RT eye, ear infections, sore throat (neg strep test)?
See below: Wash well with soap and water and if you think you have athletes foot start using an anti-fungal. If not fungal then use a cortisone cream. ...Read more
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause skin peeling. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun burn, and sometimes bacterial, viral, fungal infections and insect bites can also cause skin rashes and peeling. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
Skin on buttn of 2 big toes are peeling off in layers in my14 mnth grl for2mnth now. Dr said its fungus, we tryed clotrimzl crm 4tms& no help. What todo?
Might be a callous: Often caused by biomechanical issues. However, since I can't see it, it's merely a guess and I would have to refer you to an in person exam. ...Read more
Bottom of toes are peeling. I run often and hiked in Peru for 2 wks followed by 2 wks in humidity of Honduras. I did stay in hostels. Fungus? Heat?
They're everywhere.: There is only one way to know for sure. You need to hike right over to your local dermatologist or foot specialist for a chat. Direct observation and testing will narrow the possibilities. ...Read more
Sir I have itching and skin peeling off left 2 toes and in between. I am using ketoconazole for 6 days. Itching has reduced but skin peeling is continuing. What should I use now?
Use the anti fungal: As directed for four weeks and keep the skin as dry as possible as well in the area ...Read more
Tinea pedis: Probable fungus. Ventilate feet, barefoot much of the time at home. Do not wear sox in bed. Otc creams can be used, including lamasil (terbinafine), lotrimin (clotrimazole), and others. The generics are the same, only cheaper. Use 2x a day for at least a month and maybe forever. Do not be concerned about others because we are all exposed to the fungus. Symptoms occur for a variety of reasons, inc. ...Read more
1 year olds fingers and toes are peeling, it isn't bothering him. What could cause this? Should I take him to a doctor?
Peeling toes: There is a virus that can cause peeling of the fingers and toes, accompanied by fever, sore throat, stiff neck, and meningitis like picture that needs to be ruled out. This is a dangerous viral infection and getting medical attention is a must. If other symptoms are not present, it may be a contact dermatitis causing the skin to peel. See your pediatrician to evaluate this presentation ...Read more
Right big toe is peeling on top of toe. It has been doing this for a month or so. Its not itchy or anything jus everyday I have dead skin on it.
Could be several thi: It doesn't have to be itchy to be athlete's foot. See a local podiatrist for the right diagnosis as they can biopsy it, but also can sometimes tell what it is from an exam. ...Read more
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