01-26-2013, 03:43 PM   #1
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DS has alot of peeling skin (flaky itchy) between his fingers.
He sees dermo on Monday thankfully.
This has happened before but it is getting worse.

Anyone else have this?
If so from what?
Thanks!
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01-26-2013, 04:08 PM   #2
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Has he had a recent infection/virus ?

There's been a few times after Gab got sick with strep, or some other virus/cold thingy, that her hands and feet would peel for a bit afterwards.

Just a thought ...
Hope you figure it out and it's nothing too serious!
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01-26-2013, 08:29 PM   #3
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Devynn lost all the skin off the bottom of her feet twice when she was flaring. It looked like water blisters and then it sloughed off. The bottom of her feet/toes looked like raw hamburger It was awful. She ended up missing school because she couldn't walk. I was told it was a crohn's thing. Funny, she ended up being diagnosed with UC.
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01-26-2013, 08:36 PM   #4
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DS has alot of peeling skin ( flaky itchy)between his fingers.
He sees dermo on Monday thankfully
This has happened before but it is getting worse .

Anyone else have this ???
If so from what ???
Thanks !!!!
FWIW, my toes do that when I have athlete's foot (a fungal infection). I've also seen it in kids as a form of eczema when they are sick, but when I saw it, it was finger tips that would peel. I wouldn't be surprised if it is a form of eczema that comes out with flares of the IBD... Let us know what you figure out...
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01-26-2013, 10:14 PM   #5
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Jack gets this on the back of his hands, knuckles. Hope you can get it under control quickly
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01-27-2013, 04:41 AM   #6
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Nothing like that here mlp.

I hope the dermatologist is able to work it out for you and your lad gets some lasting relief.

Dusty. xxx
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01-27-2013, 09:04 AM   #7
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Hmm...just O's psoriasis does that but more because she is in the water so much it softens the skin and it peels.

I am so anxious to hear what your derm says...if I am this anxious I can only imagine how you must be feeling.
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01-27-2013, 09:13 AM   #8
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Hmmm.... CIC
He was just in the pool yesterday.
Gone today .....
Glad I got pics for the dermo
01-27-2013, 10:46 AM   #9
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Every summer the bottom of Ella's feet peel off, it looks like a snake shedding its skin. It's not sore but very strange. To be honest I thought it was being in the sun and pool when we were on holiday. Now I'm not so sure. Sorry I can't be any help x
01-27-2013, 02:05 PM   #10
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01-27-2013, 02:09 PM   #11
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MLP, I'm glad it is gone already, but sometimes it is better if symptoms would be more helpful by being present when we see those expensive specialists!
01-27-2013, 03:58 PM   #12
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How on earth did that happen? I posted a reply talking about my Ella, so how did it come up under my little penguin? !!!!
01-27-2013, 04:12 PM   #13
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That's it Stephyjane, stop trying to steal MLP identity!

We all want to be her, but their is only one MLP.
01-27-2013, 04:16 PM   #14
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That is freaky. And it says its yesterday's post.
I suppose I'll just have to stick to being me. I have no idea how it happened x
01-27-2013, 04:25 PM   #15
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No worries it has happened before ....
Just not to me....
01-27-2013, 08:42 PM   #16
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Yep, have seen it happen bfr too...

Hope you get an answer tmrw but glad its gotten better!!
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01-27-2013, 10:01 PM   #17
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Sorry for the trouble with Stephyjane's post #9 in the thread. We're investigating what happened but recreated the thread (this version) where the issue isn't present. So please use this
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01-28-2013, 09:13 PM   #18
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I have had eczema between my fingers for the first time this year! It is SO weird. It isn't flaking but I think b/c I put vanicream on it like 60 times a day. But it is really scaley. Yuck!
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