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Skin peeling on hands, spreading from thumbs to palms, friend also experiencing the same. What could be the cause?

my hands started peeling about a week ago. they don t itch or hurt, but it is spreading from my thumbs to my other fingers and all over my palms. i went to a doctor and they told me it was just a reaction from the soap i was using, but my friends hands are now peeling also that i was in contact with... i don t know if it s just a coincidence or it isn t just a reaction to soap..
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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You are suffering from a condition called Keratolysis exfoliativa. you need to use keratolytics like urea or salicylic acid and oral vitamin A.

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Dr.R.P. Gupta
Answered: Tue, 3 Jul 2012
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