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Flaking skin

Flaking skin: Introduction

Flaking skin: Where a persons skin lifts loosely in flakes. See detailed information below for a list of 19 causes of Flaking skin, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Flaking skin: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Flaking skin, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Flaking skin Treatments

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Stories from Users for Flaking skin

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Flaking skin: Animations

Medications or substances causing Flaking skin:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Flaking skin as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Flaking skin: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Flaking skin may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Flaking skin

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Flaking skin: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Flaking skin

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Detailed list of causes of Flaking skin

The list below shows some of the causes of Flaking skin mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Flaking skin?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Flaking skin. Of the 19 causes of Flaking skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 16 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Flaking skin:

The following list of conditions have 'Flaking skin' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Flaking skin Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Flaking skin based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Flaking skin:

    Medical Conditions associated with Flaking skin:

    Peeling skin (47 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Flaking skin:

    Dry skin (231 causes), Rough skin (12 causes), Scaly skin (483 causes), Weak skin (156 causes), Skin rash (461 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Eczema (227 causes), Exfoliative dermatitis, Ichthyosis (52 causes), Kawanism

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