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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 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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Doc why is the skin on my finger tips peeling off this the first time this happens .

Doc why is the skin on my finger tips peeling off this the first time this happens .

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

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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.

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

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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?

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?

Possible: Typical causes include: drug reaction, food allergy, contact allergy, fungal/bacterial/viral infection, or chemical irritation. If persisting or worsening seek provider. ...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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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

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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?

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