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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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Skin peeling excessively in the palms of my hands? Is it a type of eczema?

Skin peeling excessively in the palms of my hands?  Is it a type of eczema?

Can be: It could also just be dry skin. The fact it is excessive kind of implies to me that you are unable to control the condition to your liking. Therefore, i wold recommend a visit to the dermatologist who likely will be able to help solve your problem or keep it at bay and minimize it. (sometimes if hands exposed to excess water like when doing dishes or harsh checmical this can also occur.). ...Read more

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I have little brown tiny dots on the palms of mt hands that open up and begin to peel and itch. I'm using lidex (fluocinonide) as ordered with no result?

I have little brown tiny dots on the palms of mt hands that open up and begin to peel and itch. I'm using lidex (fluocinonide) as ordered with no result?

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small blisters develop on the hands and feet. Blisters are often itchy. Treatment is with a class one topical steroid like vanos. ...Read more

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The bottom of the palm of my hand has been peeling for a few weeks now and it hasn't stopped. Its beginning to hurt now. Any idea what it could be?

The bottom of the palm of my hand has been peeling for a few weeks now and it hasn't stopped. Its beginning to hurt now. Any idea what it could be?

Dermatitis: Irritant contact dermatitis is a reaction caused by direct physical or chemical injury to the epidermis. The damage caused by an irritant leads to inflammation, manifested in the skin as erythema, edema, and scaling. A good picture would help make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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The palm of my hands are peeling. What do I use to get rid of it?

The palm of my hands are peeling. What do I use to get rid of it?

Moisturizers: Try using heavy moisturizers like hand cream (not lotion which is less moisturizing) or vaseline or aquaphor or other petrolatum based product to treat the dryness. If caused by contact derm you'll need to identify the allergen or irritant and avoid. May need prescription strength topical steroids if have severe eczema. ...Read more

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I noticed since last week, my left hand skin has been peeling right after washing it; mainly between the fingers and palm area?

I noticed since last week, my left hand skin has been peeling right after washing it; mainly between the fingers and palm area?

Needs...: It sounds like you might be having a dermatitis or in other words an inflammation of the skin which could be reacting to an external agent, lack of moisture, or any physical condition that could trigger it. However, a final diagnosis of a skin condition can only be attained by direct visual exam. My advise is to see a medical provider for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Bilateral palms of hands develop tiny fluid filled blisters, they go away and my skin is left peeling and itchy. What could this be?

Bilateral palms of hands develop tiny fluid filled blisters, they go away and my skin is left peeling and itchy. What could this be?

Dyshidrotic eczema: This is a common hand and or foot dermatosis that may be stress related. It is usually recurrent. For acute attacks, try epsom salt soaks and apply a topical steroid cream. If the rash is really bad, see a dermatologist who may prescribe oral Prednisone and a strong topical steroid. ...Read more

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Last night I masturbated a man and he came in my hand. Today the same hand is itchy and peeling at the palm. Could this be related and how. Candida?

Last night I  masturbated a man and he came in my hand. Today the same hand is itchy and peeling at the palm. Could this be related and how. Candida?

Here are some ...: Did you use some pleasure-enhancing cream? Does the peeling involve whole palm or just patches with abrasion? Did you have similar event? Clinically, I could not imagine if any skin fungal infection would ever happen within hours after contact. So, you may empirically try applying topical antifungal + steroid lightly 1-2 times daily for 3-5 days. If not getting better or just worsening, see Doc.. ...Read more

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My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times.. What causes this?

My son's palms of hands and soles of feet are peeling. No itching or redness. This has occurred several times.. What causes this?

Peeling hands, feet: Peeling of extremities may have several causes like after strep infections!, kawasaki disease. Fungal illnesses, psoriasis and a condion known as erythroderma. ...Read more

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Hi, My hands , especially my left hand has got very dry, tight and peeling on my palm all of a sudden .. what's the best way to moisturise it?

Hi, My hands , especially my left hand has got very dry, tight and peeling on my palm all of a sudden ..  what's the best way to moisturise it?

Dry hands: Some of the tips to avoid having dry hands are: 1. avoid excessive washing with soap 2. avoid antiseptics with alcohol (alcohol tends to dry the skin) 3. Use Eucerin cream and other moisturizing agents frequently ...Read more

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Hairline/hair is thining. scalp itches and has dandruff. Palms of hands sweat, itch, and peel. Is it related? What is this?

Hairline/hair is thining. scalp itches and has dandruff. Palms of hands sweat, itch, and peel. Is it related? What is this?

Hair thinning: Hair thinning and abnormal sweating is seen in cases of hyperthyroidism(overactive thyroid). Your physician or an endocrinologist can evaluate you for this. Scalp itch may also be related but your beautician can also advise you about dandruff treatment and your hair care. ...Read more

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My daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

My  daughter has red spots that come and go under the skin on the palms of her hands all the time, she also has some light peeling on her fingertips?

See below: This problem can only be solved by seeing her doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, her doctor should be able to tell her what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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The skin on the palm of my hand is peeling, how can I treat it? At first before peeling my hand feel very numb and abit sore now it stop buy it peelin

The skin on the palm of my hand is peeling, how can I treat it? At first before peeling my hand feel very numb and abit sore now it stop buy it peelin

Fungus infection?: If only one hand is peeling, you could have a fungus infection -- like "athlete's foot", except on the hand. Or you could have come in contact with something that inflamed your hand, and the peeling signals that it is going away. If it persists, see a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy  comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks i've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomfortable but not dangerous viral illness, improves within a few days, but if your symptoms, worsen, change or fail to improve you should be seen. ...Read more