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Peeling skin

Peeling skin: Introduction

Peeling skin: Skin peeling off. See detailed information below for a list of 47 causes of Peeling skin, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Peeling skin:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Peeling skin. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Peeling skin:

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Peeling skin: Symptom Checker

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

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Peeling skin Treatments

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Stories from Users for Peeling skin

Real-life user stories relating to Peeling skin:

Message Boards for Peeling skin

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Peeling skin or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Peeling skin:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Peeling skin. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Note the characteristics of the peeling skin
    • Note presence of other types of skin problems - e.g. cracking, pustules, crusting, vesicles, blisters, plaques - can help determine diagnosis.
    • Note distribution of the areas of skin affected
    • Feel lymph nodes for enlargement
  • Blood tests
  • more tests...»

Peeling skin: Animations

Medications or substances causing Peeling skin:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Peeling 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.

  • Certain acne medications
  • Retin-A
  • Daraprim
  • Maloprim
  • Airol Creams and Lotions
  • more causes...»

Peeling skin: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Peeling skin

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Peeling skin. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Peeling skin: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Peeling skin

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Peeling skin: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Organs affected by Peeling skin:

The list of organs typically affected by Peeling skin may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Peeling skin

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

How Common are these Causes of Peeling 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 Peeling skin. Of the 47 causes of Peeling skin that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Peeling skin:

The following list of conditions have 'Peeling 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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Conditions listing medical complications: Peeling skin:

The following list of medical conditions have Peeling skin or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. 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 Peeling skin Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Peeling skin?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Peeling skin, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Peeling skin:

    Subtypes of Peeling skin:

    Skin peeling (9 causes), Flaking skin (19 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Peeling skin:

    Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

    Symptoms related to Peeling skin:

    Dry skin (231 causes), Skin flaking, Cracked skin (44 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Atopic dermatitis (227 causes), Eczema (227 causes), Burns, Erythroderma, Vitamin A toxicity, Exfoliative dermatitis, Pustular psoriasis, Icthyosis, Kawasaki disease (5 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Peeling skin

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Peeling skin

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