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soles of feet peeling off in full sheets but started last week

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soles of feet peeling off in full sheets but started last week on skin around fingertips
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 2 years ago.

Dr. David :

This is Dr. David

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how old are you?

Dr. David :

this peeling could be for psoriasis or from a viral infection

Dr. David :

and hand foot viral infection.

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any fever?

JACUSTOMER-owy7l3fq- :

age 41 no fever

Dr. David :

no fever is good.

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some viral infections don't cause fever

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you should see your GP and get your skin examined.

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and blood work to check on infection.

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and you might need to see a skin specialist or dermatologist for evaluation as well.

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could be a bad viral infection or psoriasis possibly.

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do you have a GP doctor?

JACUSTOMER-owy7l3fq- :

can't get appointment for a week and I'm going on holiday in 10 days

Dr. David :

I see.

Dr. David :

you should use over the counter thick moisturizers on your hands like aquafore or vasaline to help protect the pealing skin.

Dr. David :

and neosporin on any areas which are weaping or bleeding.

Dr. David :

any bleeding yet? or weeping of the skin?

Dr. David :

hello?

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