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Skin Is Peeling Off My Feet
I have type 2 diab. And the skin on the bottoms of my feet the skin is peeling off. Other than that they r normal. Should I b concerned?
May just be dry: Try applying an over the counter voice to moisturizer in either a cream or ointment former and see if that helps. ...Read more
How to get rid of itchy (mornings, evenings) little red dots on my feet? On parts with them skin is peeling off. They come at winter, disappear at summ.
To start with...: The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Socks should be a synthetic material like those manufactured by thorlo [http://www. Thorlo. Com/]. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read more
Could be fungus: It does not have to itch.Get a more detailed answer ›
Why is the skin on the bottom of my feet peeling? It doesn't hurt or itch or anything, it just peels.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU HAD IT?
WHILE RARE IN WOMEN, IT COULD BE ATHLETES FOOT.
ALSO CONSIDER A CONTACT DERMATITIS FROM FOOTWEAR, WALKING AROUND BAREFOOT, ETC.
APPLY A COMMON OVER THE COUNTER ATHLETES FOOT REMEDY TO ONE FOOT FOR ABOUT TEN DAYS AND SEE IF IT GETS ANY BETTER.
THEN WE MAY KNOW MORE. ...Read more
Determine the cause: Could be athletes foot, could be dry skin etc. Athletes foot often has a pattern, if you look closely there may be scaling or peeling but with small circles where the center is missing. If you have athletes foot and are not improving after 2 weeks of an antifungal cream, it may not be fungus and you should consider another diagnosis or have fungus ruled out. (a doctor can test samples of the skin. ...Read more
Dry feet and hands:
One hand and two foot syndrome is fungus that results in dryness of both soles and usually the dominant hand palm. Treatment with amlactin cream and Lamisil (terbinafine) cream is often effective.
Drynesss can be treated with amlactin cream.
Allergy is possible, but less likely to affect both hands and feet. ...Read more
My heels/side of my feet are a really really dark color I scrape & peel off the dead skin/callous nothing works it started since I been wearing hills.
Wearing high heels: If wearing shoes, especially womens dress heels barefooted, you can create a lot of friction from motion of feet in shoes. If you wear hosiery it will likely help. Also, daily footcare using exfoliating creams/soaps/lotions and/or pumice stonehi can help remove surface layers of builtup callus and keep skin soft and more elastic. ...Read more
Itchy feet: Dry and itchy scaly feet is usually caused by a fungus and is most likely athletes foot. You need to purchase an over-the-counter antifungal medication and apply to your feet on a daily basis for proximally 3 to 4 weeks. If your symptoms do not resolve you may need a prescription antifungal cream. See a podiatrist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Why is my skin different over various places on my body after having surgery. My face is peeling and rough, my feet have a thick dry toughness to them?
Skin: The skin on the bottom of your feet is the thickest layer of skin on the body. It is possible that after surgery you were unable to bathe as you usually do. This results in a buildup of dead skin on the feet. This could be happening elsewhere also. See your surgeon and dermatologist for concerns. ...Read more
Hi am 27 years old and I just realised that am peeling dry skin on my left butt chick. And I have also been peeling skin on the sides of my feet below?
The skin under my second toe is peeling off and bleeding. I have to use a powder to keep my feet from stinking and I think that is the problem??
Not the powder: Powder does not treat stinking feet. It sounds like you have a moisture/ fungal problem. Stinking feet are primarily caused by excessive sweating and not cleaning and drying them well. The excessive moisture has lead to inter digital maceration with a secondary fungal infection. This can also now lead to a bacterial infection if not treated properly. At this point seek medical treatment ASAP. ...Read more
It could be fungus: It could be a form of eczema.,,,, ...Read more
I walked on a floor unsure of any blood or urine or anything else with bare feet my feet kind of peeling to second layer of skin could HIV get in?
The skin on my feet is peeling. I am 34 years old and this has never happened. No itching, no irritation, no redness, no blisters.
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 ›
I have a patch of dry peeling skin on the bottom of my feet and it itches. I'm assuming it's eczema. I want to know for sure and if there's anything I can do to get rid of it?
Can chemical peel cause severe irritations of sensitive skin? My skin is very sensitive to various skin care products and environmental factors. I would like to have a chemical peel of my feet and buttocks to rejuvenate my skin and make it smoother. How c
Yes: If you are sensitive to the ingredients in the peel, there is a potential for severe reactions. A skin test on an inconspicuous area should be done before doing the peel on your entire face. Other options are crystal free microdermabrasions, ipls or laser treatments since no chemicals are used. ...Read more
I have tiny bumps on my feet that are yellow, skin is peeling too. Sometimes itchy. When it's dry and I can pick it off. What is this? How to treat it
What causes the skin between toes to itch and peel? The rash is on the tops of my feet as well. It spreads to my arms and chest but much less severe
Fungal infection: Is usually the most common cause of itching/peeling skin between the toes. If it is a fungal infection, it can be spread to other parts of the body like your arms, chest; for example, if you dry your feet with a towel then use on the rest of your body, it is possible to transfer the fungus to the rest of your body. You can try an OTC fungal cream for now and see your doctor if doesn't work. ...Read more
Do I have a foot fungus? How can I get rid of dead peeling skin on my feet? I have very dry feet, the skin on the bottom of my feet have been peeling for as long as I can remember, I tried using a pumice stone, soaking them, getting a pedicure, but noth
There are several conditions that can cause peeling of the skin on your feet. Any process that triggers rapid renewal of the epidermis on your feet will contribute to thickened, peeling skin; in many cases this problem is merely due to an occupation that demands a lot of walking or standing.
Your doctor can readily diagnose a fungal infection by obtaining a skin scraping and examining it under a microscope. If this doesn't reveal the cause of your peeling, he/she can investigate for other potential causes (circulation problems, dyshidrosis, ichthyosis, autoimmune disorders, etc.).
If you haven't seen your doctor about this issue yet, I recommend you do so. ...Read more
My father feet is swollen it look like elephant feet and a lot of dead skin is peeling off. What could it be?
Edema/stasis dermati: One sign of congestive heart failure is feet/leg swelling, thus he should be evaluated by doc. Prolonged swelling causes distension on the skin areas, reducing blood supply and the cells slowly die, thus skin sloughing off. Heart disease is often resulted from atherosclerosis which is caused by high bp, cholesterol, smoking, diabetes etc. Some meds can make swelling worse. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
It is a sign: Dry peeling feet is a sign of athlete's foot. It is not always the case but often times it is athlete's foot. Other conditions such as contact dermatitis, reaction to medication, etc can cause peeling. A podiatrist can take a skin scraping to determine if it is fungal or not. If so, anti-fungal cream should resolve the problem. ...Read more
Multilple reasons: They probably feel hot because they are peeling and the nerves are irritated. Why they are peeling could be from an allergic reaction, dermititis, athletes foot, you could have a bacterial infection also. You can try OTC antifungal like lotrimine or topical hydrocortisone if the antifungal doesn't help. ...Read more
? Dermatologist: You may have a dermatologist off your feet so I would see a dermatologist. ...Read more