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Severe Skin Peeling On Hands
Skin on hands and arms cracks severely especially on palms fingers and nails skin on arms turns red and splotchy. Painful and itchy.
PPlease see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
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
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
Allergy testing: It sounds as if you are sensitive to one of the ingredients. You may want to try 100% pure products such as lanolin or aloe vera or switch to hypoallergenic products. You may want to incentive the i allergy by undergoing skin testing by an allergist or dermatologist. ...Read more
Dry, cracked, itchy skin between fingers, skin peeling off wrists and arms from itching. Had treatment for scabies and use lotions, both unaffective.
Had sores on scalp from hair dye. Now have dry flaky scalp and small circles of dry peeling skin on arms, legs, neck and feet?
Uncertain.: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
None that I know of.: But i recommend you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Really dry, cracking, peeling skin on and in between toes, also small dry spots on hands and fingers and penis is also dry ?
VisualDX : Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red spots on palms of hands under skin. hands feel warm & tight; skin peeling slightly. No fever or itching. some type of dermatitis?
Red spots on palms: Some of the causes of red spots on your palms include dyshidrotic eczema (pompholyx), contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, fungal infection, psoriasis, syphilis, and rocky mountain spotted fever, a tick-borne illness that can cause rash on the palms. You really should be evaluated by a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small red bumpy spots on hands feet very itchy then dry blisters started feet then palms now arms and legs severe itching?
Red bumps on arms l: It seems like you have some kind of ongoing contact dermatitis and you need to be evaluated by you physician.If it was viral illness which can present like you describe, but that clears up without any tratment.In your case description you got spread to your arms with otching which makes me think it is some kind of contact or allergic dermatitis, you need to see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?
Itchy hands/feet: Thank you for your question. Itchy hands & feet that spreads to the arms & legs could be caused by a number of things. There are different types of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources. Having an examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Severe dry and peeling skin over hand and thumb from having cast for 8 weeks. Can I use a moisturizer or will i cause an infection?
Hello docs! can you tell me what could cause an 8 year old to have facial tics, nose flaring, etc. And skin peeling on hands?
Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?
None that I know of.: But i recommend you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
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
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
Someone with skin peeling all over hands used my laptop and then i did right after. Can any diseases be transmitted from this?
Unlikely: There are no transmissible disorders that produce peeling of the skin of the hands. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
The palm of my left hand has had some skin peeling for more than a few years. When the skin grows back it’s like a big red callus or something?
My son has skin peeling from his feet and hands. He is 4 years old. Is this some kind of deficiency or allergy?
Maybe: It may be keratolysis exfoliativa but see dermatologist to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
My 4 year old son has peeling skin on his hands, even becoming sore and bleeding a little! He hasn't complained and has not been unwell! ?
Have peeling skin on my hands for a few weeks, now its starting on my feet. I had a bad sunburn few monthes ago. Any idea why my skins peeling?
From the sunburn?: Is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Moisturise: Normal to peel and will stop apply eucerin or such moisturiser. ...Read more
I have a peeling skin in hands and fingers,also I have calluses.
I use Vaseline before i sleep and than I wear gloves,but is not working.
What to do?
Evaluation: A thorough history ad examination is required to determine the cause. There are a umber of conditions which can cause these symptoms. ...Read more
My hands and feet always sweat and so i get peeling skin between my toes and it won't heal. How do I treat this?
One more question i was taking a glove off and my hand touched outer glove peeling skin on hands and day old cuts on knuckles would i get hep c?
Hepatitis C: Perhaps you are working in the wrong field. If you are this afraid of your loved one or a patient you are caring for then they will not be getting good care. The answer once again is an absolute no. ...Read more
My hands and feet have the red scaly itchy peeling skin. Looks like the palm on the web site. What is that ?
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