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Doctor insights on: What Makes Your Finger Tips Peel

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What makes your finger tips peel?

What makes your finger tips peel?

Finger tip peeling: Peeling of finger tips can be caused by allergies, eczema, over washing of hands, to much time in water, chemical irritants, paper products, trauma, rubber products, or any other irritants. Treatment is with topical cortisone like ultravate or vanos. In chronic cases, allergy testing is needed. ...Read more

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How to stop peeling on my fingers?

How to stop peeling on my fingers?

Hydrate: Most peeling is from dehydrated skin or an eczema type of reaction. Both may be easily treated with first drinking plenty of water. Second, every time your hands get wet (shower, wash, etc), while still soaking wet rub in petroleum jelly (vasaline, aquaphor) for 30 seconds then towel dry. This should do the trick. ...Read more

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Why are the tips of my fingers peeling?

Why are the tips of my fingers peeling?

Peeling fingertips: There are many causes of desquamation of the fingertips, and you need to see a dermatologist to get these all worked out. Some of them are quite severe and indicate infection by various viruses, eczemas, hormonal problems, etc., so i would not wait. Go see a dermatologist now! ...Read more

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Why are the tips of my babies fingers peeling?

Why are the tips of my babies fingers peeling?

Not a problem: It is common for infants to have peeling skin on their hands. Sometimes a little lotion may speed the process. Not to worry-this will go away by itself ...Read more

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Why are my hands and fingers peeling?

Why are my hands and fingers peeling?

Many possibilites: Allergies to environmental substances such as cleansers or possibly allergies to metals in a ring. See your doc. ...Read more

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Is it possible that a fugus caused my fingers to peel?

Is it possible that a fugus caused my fingers to peel?

Finger Peeling: There are many factors, considered to be accountable for peeling of the skin, especially of fingers, such as dehydration, sun exposure, friction/wounds, allergies, infections, medications, to much hand washing, and contrary effects of climate or environment. ...Read more

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My finger tips are dry and peeling for the last 3 years, what should I do with it?

My finger tips are dry and peeling for the last 3 years, what should I do with it?

Doctor can evaluate: Things that cause blistering on hands or fingers include a type of eczema called dishydrotic eczema, allergic reactions (sometime to unknown substances), chemical irritants (sometimes people don't remember contact with any chemical), reactions to some plants or vegetables, infections (small pimples or abscesses), herpes 1 or 2, burns, etc... A primary care or dermatology doctor can examine hands. ...Read more

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One of my finger tips started peeling, working its way down the finger , now I am noticing 3 more are doing the same. Is this serious?

One of my finger tips started peeling, working its way down the finger , now I am noticing 3 more are doing the same. Is this serious?

No: It is common after certain upper respiratory illnesses, including strep and various viruses. It can also be due to dry skin or chemical irritations. You might get checked for strep if you also had a sore throat in the past week. ...Read more

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Why do my fingers crack ooze and peel?

Why do my fingers crack ooze and peel?

Hand Dermatitis : Hand dermatitis may be due to several/combination of different causes. These may include a genetic predisposition, underlying dermatologic condition, and/or exposure to environmental irritants/allergens, such as those that may occur during work (occupational dermatitis). Nickel is a common allergen that may also be found in food (http://www.Athenaallergy.Com/nickel-allergy-diet.Html). ...Read more

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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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How come skin on the top of my 10 years old son fingers is starting to peel?

How come skin on the top of my 10 years old son fingers is starting to peel?

Not sure: First thing we consider when fingertips peel is possible strep throat (even if he has no other symptoms). Also dyshidrosis (faulty sweat glands) or contact dermatitis can cause fingertips to peel best to see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Im having a habit that i peel off my skin in my fingers. How do I stop doing this?

Im having a habit that i peel off my skin in my fingers. How do I stop doing this?

Medication: You may be having compulsive behavior which is an anxiety disorder. See your doctor to get started on an antidepressant or antianxiety medication to help you control this repetitive problem. ...Read more

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My 9 year old boy fingers are peeling off what is the cause of his fingers peeling off should I take him to emergency?

My 9 year old boy fingers are peeling off what is the cause of his fingers peeling off should I take him to emergency?

Fingers peeling: Peeling fingers without fever indicates either a form of contact dermatitis (reaction to something touching his skin) or fungal infection. If there is fever , you need to rule out Kawasaki disease. Kawasaki is serious that needs to be checked by you doctors immediately , especially if the fever lasted more than five days ...Read more

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I always have some peeling on my fingers. After I peel off for quite sometime, peeling occurs again. What causes this and how do I prevent it?

I always have some peeling on my fingers. After I peel off for quite sometime, peeling occurs again. What causes this and how do I prevent it?

You probably have: hand eczema and need prescription medication to treat it. Peeling off the skin isn't helping the condition, until you see dermatologist just keep hands greasy with aquaphor. ...Read more

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My boyfriends palms & fingers are peeling... He's never had this before and they don't hurt or itch. Summer has also just started... Can we stop this?

My boyfriends palms & fingers are peeling... He's never had this before and they don't hurt or itch. Summer has also just started... Can we stop this?

Appears to be: a Contact dermatitis. Try avoiding dishwashing soap and use gloves. Avoid any chemicals on your skin as well. If not better please see you primary doctor. ...Read more