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The Skin On My Fingers Is 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
You might: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Many possibilities.: Many things can cause fingertip peeling, including eczema, psoriasis, various infections, frequent hand washing or use of harsh chemicals, and allergies. Try an otc moisturizer and/or 1% Hydrocortisone cream and protect your hands from soaps and chemicals. If it persists you may need to see a doctor to rule out rarer causes, such as diabetes and vitamin deficiencies. ...Read more
The skin on my finger tips is peeling off... Starting to move down my fingers and fingernails now. It's real dry and flakey moisturizing d/help.
Eczema: Could be eczema ; you might want to try a cortisone cream. Unfortunately the over the counter ones aren't as effective for eczema in your hands; you might need stronger prescription strength. Also be gentle with your skin; don't expose it to a lot of water; don't wash too often as that can dry the skin and when you do need to wash use a gentle cleanser not antibacterial soaps which can be harsh. ...Read more
All of the sudden for the just the past 2 or 3 days, I have noticed the skin on my hands & fingers just peeling off. Around my cuticles and index. Why?
Doc for two weeks the skin of my finger tips has been peeling off . I don't use any chemicals. Wash my hands when i eat work washroom, etc .
2-3 days after I am cured from a cold my the skin on my fingers starts to peel off , the only medication that I take is Tylenol (acetaminophen) or panadole as my cold is not that bad this has been going on for years doctors say it's eczema?
May be virus related: Skin peeling is a common symptom after certain viral infections. Eczema has specific physical features like raised bumps, dry skin and itchyness etc. The latter should be under control with topic steriods. If your symptoms bother you significantly, get a proper evaluation with your GP when you r down with your next cold. Feel better:) ...Read more
The skin on my fingers suddenly started flaking and nothing is helping. So, my fingernas are do brittle they are peeling also. What is causing this?
Nutritional stuff?: Ask your doctor, but it might be nutritional deficiences or an acid/alkaline imbalance. I personally had similar finger symptoms that responded well to rinsing with diluted plain white vinegar. Flaking returned daily and went away with another rinse. Then, i took a calcium and magnesium supplement each day - just a normal off the shelf 1 pill a day. After a few months it disappeared. Good luck! ...Read more
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