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My 15mo+ gal's skin around her fingers keep peeling off, she has hfmd 2 weeks ago, may i know what is the cause of the peeling?

My 15mo+ gal's skin around her fingers keep peeling off, she has hfmd 2 weeks ago, may i know what is the cause of the peeling?

Hand foot and mouth: Hand, foot and mouth disease is a human syndrome caused by intestinal viruses of the picornaviridae family. The most common are coxsackie a virus and enterovirus 71. After recovery some patients will lose fingernails or toenails and perhaps skin peeling up to 4 weeks after resolution of infection. This may or may not be what you're seeing. Have a pediatrician look at her. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Why does the skin on my finger tips peel? Skin on fingertips

Why does the skin on my finger tips peel? Skin on fingertips

Hard : Hard to tell without a clinical examination so i would see a dermatologist. Possibilities include fingertip eczema, psoriasis, and fungal infection. Read more about eczema and treatment options at the link below. I hope that helps! ...Read more

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Why does the skin on my right index finger peel every 2-3 months?

Why does the skin on my right index finger peel every 2-3 months?

Contact allergy?: This may represent a contact allergy to things which you are touching. Topical cream will suppress reaction. If it is svere patch testing can help identify chemical. ...Read more

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How come skin on the top of my 10 years old son fingers is starting to peel?

How come skin on the top of my 10 years old son fingers is starting to peel?

Not sure: First thing we consider when fingertips peel is possible strep throat (even if he has no other symptoms). Also dyshidrosis (faulty sweat glands) or contact dermatitis can cause fingertips to peel best to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Im having a habit that i peel off my skin in my fingers. How do I stop doing this?

Im having a habit that i peel off my skin in my fingers. How do I stop doing this?

Medication: You may be having compulsive behavior which is an anxiety disorder. See your doctor to get started on an antidepressant or antianxiety medication to help you control this repetitive problem. ...Read more

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Why is the skin on my fingers suddenly peeling?

Why is the skin on my fingers suddenly peeling?

Don't know: 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

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Why does the skin peel of on my fingers below my nails?

Why does the skin peel of on my fingers below my nails?

Normal: This is fairly normal. The skin that is up against the nail easily damaged and constantly changing & experience regrowth as the nail grows. Also, we use the tips of the fingers so much that the tissues around the nails undergo a lot of stress and minor trauma. Try using hand moisturizer to alleviate some of the peeling, and keep your nails short and clean. ...Read more

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My skin by the bottom of my finger nail is peeling. Why?

My skin  by the bottom of my finger nail is peeling. Why?

Need more info: Can be thyroid / endocrine issue, vitamin deficiency, stress, or other causes. Should see a primary care provider for further evaluation. ...Read more

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