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During the last few months ive developed a skin condition on my hands,

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during the last few months ive developed a skin condition on my hands,ankles & feetwhere skin peels off.it has gotten much worse around the ankles & upper left foot imdiabetic type 2 never had problem in 30 years & my glucose has always been monitered & under control.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, Experienced Specialist.
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This is likely an immune mediated reaction.
The skin is peeling also known as exfoliating dermatitis.
This is a type of eczema --but little different.
The best treatment option will be a strong steroid ointment.
Triamcinolone acetonide 0.1% ointment should be used twice daily for 3 to 4 weeks.
Also use a strong moisturizer like Lachydrin twice daily along with triamcinolone acetonide.
This requires prescription.
So you need to discuss with your doctor.
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