Causes Of Palms And Feet Itching To Peel?

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The palms of my hands and feet are itchy and stubbornly interferes with my activities. After the lumps of skin on my palms and legs eroded, I guess what causes itching?

1 Answer:

Hello Saktikaaisya,


Thank you for the question.

Itching, bruntusan, to peeling on the palms and feet generally occur due to allergic or irritant contact dermatitis. This condition refers to local skin inflammation due to contact with an irritating substance or also due to an allergy to a substance that comes in contact with the skin. There are various substances that can trigger this inflammation. Some of the most common are detergents, latex, dirty water, and so on. As for the symptoms of inflammation that can appear even varied, in addition to as you experience, can also appear reddish, swollen, blistering, sore, runny, and even festering in the event of a secondary infection.


Not only contact dermatitis, itching, bruntusan, and peeling on the palms and feet may also refer to tinea pedis, tinea manum, cutaneous candidiasis, scabies, impetigo, seborrheic dermatitis, xerosis, insect bites, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, drug eruptions, hand cutaneous candidiasis, scabies, impetigo, seborrheic dermatitis, xerosis, insect bites, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, drug eruptions, hand eruptions foot and mouth disease, chicken pox, and so on.


The good, you consult yourself directly to the doctor or dermatologist so that the cause of your complaint can be identified and handled properly. As a preliminary treatment, the steps below you can do:

Be more diligent in bathing, washing hands and feet with antiseptic soap and good quality water
Do not scratch your palms or feet, even though it feels itchy
On itchy skin, first apply calamine lotion
Protect the skin of the soles of the feet and hands from contact with substances that trigger allergies and irritants, as mentioned above
Not always shaking hands with just anyone
Do not carelessly take medicine without doctor's advice

Hope this helps ...

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