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Peeling Skin (Definition)

A peeling skin is the result of separation of the outer layer of cells which separates. A typical common skin lesion of this nature is ...Read more


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My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

My 3 year old daughter keeps getting peeling skin on hands and feet. Is this serious?

Peeling skin: Peeling skin of the hands and feet is usually seen after a strep infection or kawasaki disease.Check with your doctor if you haven' t up till now. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Peeling skin: That is a great breeding place for athlete's foot. Without an exam it is difficult to say definitively , but it sounds like it. See a podiatrist for assistance. Good luck ! ...Read more

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Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?

Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?

Maybe: Your description could be eczema or it could be the result of a streptococcal throat infection. If eczema and if caused by nuts (a lot of ifs) it would be the result of eating nuts nearly everyday. Do yourself a favor and see an allergist or a dermatologist for assistance. ...Read more

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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