What Is the Definition of Skin Peeling?

Q:
What is the definition of skin peeling?

A:
Peeling skin is accidental damage to and loss of epidermis, the upper layer of your skin. This guide will talk about causes of peeling skin.

Conditions that might be the causes include:

  • Disorders of the immune system
  • Genetic disease like acral peeling skin syndrome
  • Allergic reactions
  • Cancer
  • Infections

If you have peeling skin as a result of dry skin, the condition often cures after you use certain lotions. But if you think the condition may be caused by other severe diseases, go to your doctor immediately.

 

Keyword: skin peeling

* The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.