Ask now
Rated 5.0/5 based on 11 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Tongue Skin Peeling

Share
1

1
I have white under my tongue that looks like peeling skin that I think is causing major pain especially to my lower jaw and throat. What could it be?

I have white under my tongue that looks like peeling skin that I think is causing major pain especially to my lower jaw and throat. What could it be?

Yeast: This could be a yeast infection. If you have been on antibiotics it could predispose you to yeast. Less common causes of white plaques in the mouth are lichen planus and skin cancer. If the condition persists you should see your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jennifer Haley
Board Certified, Dermatology
17 years in practice
243K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
Dr. Evan Altman
101 doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can I pick off my baby’s peeling skin?

Can I pick off my baby’s peeling skin?

No: Just leave it alone. It will simply fall off on it's own. If you are worried that the skin is so dry that it may be getting cracked in certain locations (wrists or ankles in particular right after birth), try applying some vasoline or aquaphor ointment. In due time, the old (dead skin) will simply fall off as you bathe your baby and the new skin underneath will be nice and soft. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jennifer Haley
Board Certified, Dermatology
17 years in practice
243K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Continue
3

3
Treating a Skin Abscess (Checklist)

Clean the wound thoroughly
Once
If the wound is draining on its own, regularly change a dressing
Once
If it is not draining, or there is redness around it, see your doctor
Once
4

4
What should I do to peeling skin from a sun tan?

SUNTAN: The damage to your skin was done. Do nothing except moisturizer until gone. If redness is noticed after sun exposure, you may apply a thin layer of steroid cream to avoid peeling of skin, you will notice the inflammation will go away. ...Read more

5

5
What is the definition or description of: peeling skin?

What is the definition or description of: peeling skin?

Skin cells peel: 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 seen in sun burn. ...Read more

Board Certified, Dermatology
17 years in practice
243K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
7

7
Incredibly dry peeling skin on face?

Incredibly dry peeling skin on face?

Add moisturizer: oral vitamin E, and see dermatologist if not improving ...Read more

8

8
Skin peeling on my shoulders. Why pl. I am 68.

Skin peeling on my shoulders. Why pl. I am 68.

Too much sun perhaps: Have you been out in the sun without proper clothing and sun-screen? That could be a cause of peeling skin. ...Read more

9

9
Treating Dry Skin (Checklist)

Use moisturizers regularly
Once
Use mild soap when washing the skin
Once
Limit overexposure to detergents or soaps
Once
10

10
How do you stop the peeling skin from sunburn?

How do you stop the peeling skin from sunburn?

Unavoidable: Once sunburned, damage has already happened, and peeling is unavoidable. Treatment is aimed at reducing the symptoms of pain, typically with oral Ibuprofen and moisturize a lot. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Jennifer Haley
Board Certified, Dermatology
17 years in practice
243K people helped
Continue
65,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook