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Any reason why are my hands peeling, how can I stop it?

Any reason why are my hands peeling, how can I stop it?

Uncertain: Do you have some type of dermatitis? Your physician or a dermatologist can evaluate to determine cause. Once that is better ascertained - treatment options can be presented to you. ...Read more

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Why are my hands peeling and turning yellow?

Why are my hands peeling and turning yellow?

Most common: causes are excess vitamin intake (beta carotene or vitamin B), diet (excess carrots), and some medications, also we worry about jaundice (excess bilirubin) or diabetes. Check your diet and vitamin situation, and eliminate those mentioned above but if not better in a month see your primary care physician ...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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Why do you think my hands are peeling ?

Irritation: Could be exposure to chemicals or irritants. Could also be hand eczema. Use good moisturizer, avoid solvents, chemicals, and hot soapy water. If this persists consider using mid potency topical steroid. ...Read more

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Why is the palm of my hand peeling skin?

Why is the palm of my hand peeling skin?

Hand Dermatitis: An estimated 2% to 10% of the general population is affected by hand dermatitis. 20% to 35% of all dermatitis affects the hands. 9% to 35% of all occupational disease and up to 80% or more of all occupational contact dermatitis. Five occupations were responsible for more than 60% of these cases: 1Housekeeper, 2-Bricklayer, 3-Worker in metallurgic or mechanical industry, 4-Hairdresser, 5health care ...Read more

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My hands are peeling for 1 week now. What do you think this is?

My hands are peeling for 1 week now. What do you think this is?

Peeling hands: Peeling hands can result from shedding of the skin following exposure to certain chemicals, fungal infections, bacterial infections, eczema type reactions, or Kawasaki disease (children). Treatment varies depending on the cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a child's hands peel for no obvious reason?

Sweat problem: Sometimes hands will peel as a result of a sweet gland problem called dishydrosis. If the fingertips alone are peeling, that is common with strep throat and it is recommended to be tested for strep. Sometimes contact dermatitis (touching something one is allergic to) can lead to peeling. This question is best helped with a visit to be properly evaluated. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hands peel?

What does it mean when my hands peel?

This can be as: simple as dry skin but it could also be eczema or fungus, See your dermatologist for answers ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands peel?

What does it mean when your hands peel?

Many Possibilities: Hand peeling can be caused by several different conditions, from fungal infection to eczema to calluses or warts. If it is the whole hand, it definitely needs to be checked out by a physician (primary care or dermatology). If it's a small area, you can try a moisturizing lotion or even a small amount of Hydrocortisone cream. If that makes it worse, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Skin on hands peeling?

Skin on hands peeling?

Use hand cream or lo: Use any moisturising cream or lotion and the new skin will come. ...Read more

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Do type 2 diabetics hands peel? Is this normal?

Do type 2 diabetics hands peel? Is this normal?

No: No more than any one else. You may have a skin disorder like dishydrotic eczema for example. ...Read more

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Can washing your hands too much cause peeling and burning?

Can washing your hands too much cause peeling and burning?

Hand Eczema: Dishpan hands” are actually a form of hand eczema. It occurs because constant wetting and drying breaks down the skin’s protective outer barrier. Perfumes and preservatives in soaps and irritants in household cleansers can make things worse. If you already have hand eczema or are recovering from an episode, you need to avoid wetting your hands whenever possible. ...Read more

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What can be causing the skin on my hands to be peeling off?

What can be causing the skin on my hands to be peeling off?

Possible eczema: Dry, peeling skin on the hands is common and may be a form of eczema, allergy or keratolysis exfoliativa. Sometimes this can occur after an illness, infection or exposure to harsh soap or chemical. I recommend using a gentle cleanser to wash the hands and applying a good moisturizer 3-4 times per day. If this is not helping after a few days, a visit to the dermatologist is recommended. ...Read more

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I have tried everything to stop the peeling, should I exfoliate my hands to stop it?

I have tried everything to stop the peeling, should I exfoliate my hands to stop it?

PEELING OF HANDS: PEELING AND EXFOLIATION. PEELING AND EXFOLIATION ARE THE SAME THING! WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO USE BOTH OF THESE TO STOP PEELING? ...Read more

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My 17 month old likes holding onto the cords to our lamps. I have to peel her hands off of it. What are the chances she could get electrocuted?

My 17 month old likes holding onto the cords to our lamps. I have to peel her hands off of it. What are the chances she could get electrocuted?

Holding cord: If intact cord nil. You might want to in plug and make sure the sockets are covered. Even putting her fingers into the socket, the current is not strong enough for electrocution. All the best. It does need to be discouraged. ...Read more