Swelling and redness of fingers

The scarlet color of the skin of various parts of the body isthe most common complaint when referring to a dermatologist. Quite often, patients come to the doctor with a problem such as redness between the fingers that can result from skin diseases (dermatitis, allergies, bacterial and fungal infections).

Cause reddening of the skin and itching between the fingerscan the body's response to the stimulus. The most common allergy is contact character, that is, it provokes its chemical solutions, cleaning and household products, and in rare cases also sun rays, cold, food allergens (especially sweet foods).

The most common cause of redness -these are various fungal diseases and infections. If the disease is not treated, then gradually the red toe or hands begin to crack, forming a wound that is actively bleeding. In addition to the aesthetic problem, bacteria can damage health. It is often enough fungal disease can be accompanied by an infection, while pathogens penetrate the body through cracks in the skin.

Candidiasis refers to a fungal disease, it is characterized by the formation of a white coating on the skin.

One of the causes of reddening of the skin of the hands is scabies - a parasitic skin disease, it can be recognized by education, so-called scabies, rashes in the form of vesicles and severe itching.

This symptom, like peeling of the fingers, often indicates the development of dermatitis, which occur for the following reasons:

  • malnutrition;
  • avitaminosis;
  • a malfunction in the immune system;
  • nervous tension;
  • violation of the hormonal background;
  • hereditary factors.

Thickening and peeling of the skin isone of the symptoms of dry eczema. The disease develops with strong peeling, resulting in the activation of the growth of epidermal cells and as a result, the skin between the fingers first thickens and changes its color, and then bursts. Dyshidrotic eczema may occur due to excessive sweating, hormonal failures, contact with certain chemicals and media (occupational eczema), insufficient moisturizing of the skin, strong emotional distress and stress.

In rare cases, seborrheic dermatitis can provoke redness.

As for children, the child has peeling betweenfingers often indicate the presence of serious illnesses or malfunctions in the body, so you should immediately seek qualified medical help.

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