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Glossary for Skin peeling

Medical terms related to Skin peeling or mentioned in this section include:

  • Blisters: Blistering of the skin.
  • Burns: Injury from burns and scalds.
  • Cancer: Abnormal overgrowth of body cells.
  • Carbuncle: Group of multiple boils
  • Cellulitis: inflammation of the subcutaneous fat
  • Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Erythroderma: Condition with thickening and flaking skin
  • Folliculitis: An inflammatory reaction which occurs in the follicles
  • Generalized peeling of skin: Generalized peeling of skin refers to flaking of skin throughout the body.
  • Generalized peeling of skin in children: Generalized peeling of skin in children refers to is flaking or detaching of the skin that occurs throughout a child's body.
  • Ichthyosis: Fish-like scaly dry skin areas
  • Impetigo: Contagious skin rash from bacteria
  • Inflammatory symptoms: Symptoms related to inflammation.
  • Itching skin: Itching feeling of the skin.
  • Lupus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Peeling skin: Skin peeling off
  • Pityriasis Alba: A chronic skin condition affecting mostly children or adolescents. It involves hypopigmentation or lighter patches on the skin usually on the cheeks. The rash may be covered by fine skin flakes.
  • Pityriasis Rosea: A skin rash that starts with a large scaly spot and then develops into groups of smaller patches. The condition usually resolves itself within about 8 weeks.
  • Scabies: Mite infection of the skin common in institutions.
  • Scarlet fever: A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat.
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • Skin conditions: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin pain: Pain affecting the skin.
  • Skin peeling: The occurrence of peeling of the skin
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Sores: Sores affecting the skin.
  • Sunburn: A skin inflammatory reaction due to overexposure to sun
  • Tinea: A condition which is characterized by an infection caused by a fungus

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Skin peeling:

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