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Why is skin peeling around my spider bite?

Why is skin peeling around my spider bite?

Insect Bite: How sensitive you are to an insect's venom usually determines how you respond to its bite. In many cases, you may experience pain, swelling, redness, or itching for a day or so or even skin peeling. The inflammation from the bite causes the skin to peel. ...Read more

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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


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Looks like spider bite on top of toes, went away and came back within 2 weeks. Painful, skin peeling, blister like with white pus inside?

Looks like spider bite on top of toes, went away and came back within 2 weeks. Painful, skin peeling, blister like with white pus inside?

Maybe: This could be mrsa. It might not be. As long as you've got no fever, there's no penetrating trauma, it's not expanding, and it's not very painful, it is reasonable to see what it does over the next couple of days. Warm epsom salt water soaks, dial soap and water scrubs, and maybe some topical antibiotic ointment would be my home treatment if the above criteria are met. ...Read more

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I had a huge spider bite on my leg and I ended up draining and peeling the skin off after I peeled the skin off the white meat is visible what should?

I had a huge spider bite on my leg and I ended up draining and peeling the skin off after I peeled the skin off the white meat is visible what should?

Since you: Are not a Chicken I am not sure what you mean by "white meat" If you mean NON-PIGMENTED skin this may be normal in pigmented individuals. The SPIDER BITE is a TOXIN which leads to NECROSIS (="DEATH!!) of the EPIDERMIS (Most superficial layer of the skin.
It DIES, sometimes BLISTERS and the Dead Skin peels away. INFECTION can complicate and delay healing!
Hope this is helpful!
DrZ ...Read more

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Ever since I had my 22 month old as well as 2 tubal libations I have been constantly exhausted no energy, depressed, pain all over my body and what I first thought were brown recules spider bites. Right now I have 2 more my skin seems to be peeling and th

Major Depression: I understand your distress.
You have gone through stresses of raising 22 month old child and taking care of many house.
“constantly exhausted no energy, depressed, pain all over my body: indicate depression.
See Psychiatrist for possible Diagnosis of Hypothyroidism, Anemia, Diabetes, Coeliac Disease, or Depression
Have Therapy for stress and to cope with symptoms, and Medication ...Read more

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A spider may have bitten my neighbor 8 days ago, camping in oregon. Swollen finger, a swelling with a blister on his palm. Skin peeling. Dangerous?

A spider may have bitten my neighbor 8 days ago, camping in oregon. Swollen finger, a swelling with a blister on his palm. Skin peeling. Dangerous?

Possibly: Due to the blistering, I would recommend seeing a physician for an evaluation to see if the bite is becoming infected or early necrosis (dying tissue which can be due to the brown recluse family of spiders or the hobo spider). ...Read more

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I was bitten by something two weeks ago it hasn't gone away its healing but has a hole with dark in it then a red ring and peeling skin around it it ha?

I was bitten by something two weeks ago it hasn't gone away its healing but has a hole with dark in it then a red ring and peeling skin around it it ha?

Insect bite: A tick or other insect MAY still be in the area of the bite. Please see your doctor who can examine and remove if needed. He/she can also help prevent infection. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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

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How common is skin peeling after a sunburn?

How common is skin peeling after a sunburn?

Very.: In fact, peeling is a sign that your sunburn is healing, as the damaged skin is sloughed off and new skin replaces it. ...Read more

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What's a good way to cure dry peeling skin?

Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chemicals are very irritating as well as constant exposure to moisture reduces protective skin oils and sets the skin up for injury. The trick is to apply good protective skin cream frequently and minimize ongoing damage. Clean it using gentle means. ...Read more

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What are some ways to stop skin peeling after sunburn?

What are some ways to stop skin peeling after sunburn?

MOISTURIZE!: Use a water based cream. I like dml lotion and dml forte cream. They are unscented and hypoallergenic. They can be used topically anywhere on the skin as well.

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How to treat skin peeling after sunburn?

How to treat skin peeling after sunburn?

Don't Pick & Peel: The best thing to do after a burn is to apply cool compresses and Hydrocortisone cream. Once the peeling begins, it is best to keep the affected areas as hydrated as possible by application of copious amounts of moisturizers. Avoid picking or peeling away the skin so that the new skin is given a protective covering under which it can heal. ...Read more

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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

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What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

What could cause skin peeling from my forehead?

Irritant or Allergen: Skin peeling of the face is usually due to an allergy or nonspecific irritation due to a topical cream or shampoo that is being applied. ...Read more

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

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

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What is the Layer of skin peeling off my tongue?

What is the Layer of skin peeling off my tongue?

Skin peeling: Skin peeling off tongue can be due to recent burned tongue, trauma. There are few rare issues that can cause this. Consult with us to determine if you need further evaluation. ...Read more

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I have bad peeling skin on fingertips, any suggestions?

I have bad peeling skin on fingertips, any suggestions?

Avoidance: Avoid trauma look to see if you do repeated traumatic things to the fingers like picking at things, playing guitar etc
Avoid hot hand washes
Wash hands as necessary not excessively without hard scrubbing
emollients to keep them moist ...Read more

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I'm bulimic and dry face skin peeling off, what's wrong?

Get help: Bulimia can cause a range of medical complications including dehydration, dangerous electrolyte imbalances, damage to your esophagus, and damage to tooth enamel, among other things. If severe enough, medical complications can be life threatening. See a mental health professional who treats eating disorders and get help. ...Read more

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Please tell me how long it will take to heal scald and peeling skin?

Please tell me how long it will take to heal scald and peeling skin?

Usually life long: Skin burn scars, discoloration, dark spots and other issues need to be dealt with by a medspa doctor for treatments to reverse the damage. Those type problems get uglier with time and there are laser treatments to help you. ...Read more

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My husband skin peeling like a snake, below his knees how can we treat it? .

My husband skin peeling like a snake, below his knees how can we treat it? .

Mosturize: Your husband should take brief showers, shorter than 5 minutes. He should use lukewarm water and a soap free cleanser (olay sensitive skin). After towel drying, he should apply a fragrance-free, oil-free moisturizer (cerave). ...Read more

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I have skin peeling on my buttocks to the point where I have cuts starting to appear. What is it?

I have skin peeling on my buttocks to the point where I have cuts starting to appear. What is it?

Not Very Apeeling: Ever heard of walking on eggshells? Well, it sounds like you've been sitting on them! It's difficult to help you without more information, even a photo. But it may be possible that you've been scratching that area in your sleep.In any case you want to avoid any infection developing (increased redness and pain).So you should see a doctor to help you figure this out. As they say: Picture Worth 1000 Words ...Read more

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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

Dr. Johnny Roy Dr. Roy
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My smooch red dots on my penisand also very dry around the head when I pull my foreskin you can see the skin peeling off?

See remark: You may have infection from what you describe?
You are uncircumcised. Please sit a tub of warm soapy water for 5 minutes 2 times a day, After drying apply some antibiotic ointment to area.
Do this for couple of days. If no response, check with a doctor, or visit local health clinic in your town.
Good luck ...Read more

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Having dead skin peeling off after shower. I only shower every one or two weeks. Also having random itching is this because of neglect of showers?

Perhaps many of: Us take too many. Every 2 weeks is too few. Try once a week. If skin still a problem, move it up to every 3 days. And use soap, start with tone or dove rather than harsh detergent. ...Read more

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How do I stop peeling skin on fingers?

How do I stop peeling skin on fingers?

Avoid irritants: Water and chemicals biggest offenders, use soapless cleanser (ie purell) rather than soap and water and a good hand cream, esp after water exposure. ...Read more

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What to do about peeling skin from burn?

Let it peel: On its own time. Do not try to peel it off too soon. Peeling often happens as a result of a 1st degree burn, like a sunburn. If during burn recovery, damaged skin is peeled too soon, the dermal layer below may be damaged as well. Generally speaking, the skin should peel on its own under nothing more than the pressure of a normal shower. Gentle soap and water applicaiton works best. ...Read more

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What are some good ways to treat skin peeling on my feet?

Determine the cause: Could be athletes foot, could be dry skin etc. Athletes foot often has a pattern, if you look closely there may be scaling or peeling but with small circles where the center is missing. If you have athletes foot and are not improving after 2 weeks of an antifungal cream, it may not be fungus and you should consider another diagnosis or have fungus ruled out. (a doctor can test samples of the skin. ...Read more