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Why Is My Skin Peeling On My Fingers
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
Recent fever : It may be a recent infection or fever. If you have not been treated and you have had symptoms see your doctor. If you have had a rash and it is now peeling see your doctor for a diagnosis. Many forms of dermatitis can cause this. If you have had an allergic reaction to something you have touched you may need treatment for the contact dermatitis. ...Read more
Normal: This is fairly normal. The skin that is up against the nail easily damaged and constantly changing & experience regrowth as the nail grows. Also, we use the tips of the fingers so much that the tissues around the nails undergo a lot of stress and minor trauma. Try using hand moisturizer to alleviate some of the peeling, and keep your nails short and clean. ...Read more
What Is this permanent rash across my forehead and behind my ears and around my nose? It itches when I sweat. My skin peel on fingers and feet.
I have redish spots/bumps under the skin on the palms of my hands and soles of my feet. What is it? Are my hands contagious?
Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's itchy rash on my body, especially in my hands. Also my hands skin started to crack. What is it?
Fungus: Is certainly one possibility.Get a more detailed answer ›
Gentle skin care: Hands often become dry and irritated in the winter and may become red as a result. Now that spring is here, your problem may improve. Regardless, you should practice gentle skin care, as in minimize hand washing, use gentle soap (like cetaphil), and moisturize frequently. For very dry hands, use something thick enough that it needs to be scooped out of tub or squeezed out of a bottle. ...Read more
Topical steroids: Are the treatment of choice.Get a more detailed answer ›
Brown lines: Your description doesn't fit any known diagnosis off the top of my head. Send us an image of your problem to begin with or better off see a dermatologist in your area. ...Read more
Hand Eczema: Hand eczema (also known as hand dermatitis) is a common condition affecting up to 10% of the population. It results from a combination of factors, both internal (e.g. Your genetic make-up), and external (e.g. Contact with irritants and allergens such as chemicals). The irritant nature of some chemicals means that hand eczema is particularly common in people with jobs involving cleaning, catering, . ...Read more
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
My skin is peeling on my vagina, it's dry, and itches sometimes, it started at the end of my period, i noticed it around my bottom also, what is this?
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