Peeling Skin

Symptoms for Peeling Skin

  • Erythroderma, may have complicated and peeling of the skin.
  • Exfoliative dermatitis, makes the struggle to flake.
  • Hand eczema, lead to rashes and itches on the hands due to progressive consumption of harsh soaps and detergents .
  • Eczema causes chronic skin rash which progresses to skin excitement and may lead to skin peeling
  • Psoriasis opens on the skin by scaling and excitement of the skin getting it to strip
  • Ichthyosis is a rare disease caused principally due to dryness, the resulting roughness leads to scaly fish-like skin
  • Kawasaki disease, a disorder normally encountered among in babies and young children causes rash and swelling of the hands.
  • Scarlet fever sometimes makes rashes over the upper body which spreads through the whole body.
  • Vitamin A overdose shows symptoms of skin peeling.
Causes for Peeling Skin
  • Heavy sweating due to tight gloves or boots
  • Certain blisters take fluid between the two layers of skin. When the blister breaks it leaves the skin open to be bare.
  • Rashes may make skin peeling
  • Dry skin and extreme cold weather can make the skin peel.
  • Sunburn is a commonly known reason for skin peeling -Allergy to specific chemicals or irritation from chemicals can cause skin peeling.
  • TEN (Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis) or blisters which cover the whole body, is a rare disease that causes the skin to peel.
  • The Peeling Skin Syndrome or Skin Peeling Syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that causes constant skin peeling may also be a probable cause.
Remedies for Peeling Skin
  • Grated cucumber applied over the involved areas for 15-20 minutes has been found to be good especially for the skin on the face. Regular application prevents dryness of the skin.
  • Applying the juice of fresh mint every night on involved areas of the skin can help keep dryness. It is also a suggested remedy for eczema and dermatitis.
  • Honey, olive oil and a variety of turmeric and sandalwood spread are very good in rejuvenating dry, parched skin
Diet for Peeling Skin
  • Vitamin A: Cream, butter, fish liver oils, eggs, carrots
  • Vitamin B: Meat, yeast, unpolished cereal grains, liver, eggs, cheese, milk.
  • Vitamin C: Citrus fruits, green peppers and tomatoes
  • Proteins: Meat, fish, cereals, dairy products, nuts, lentils, pulses and some vegetables.
  • Iron: Red meat, almonds, baked beans, broccoli, kidney beans, peas, raisins, rice etc

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