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    Skin Irritation on Finger
    An_207691 posted:
    I dont know what i have on my finger. Its dry and parts of the skin peel and leave a cut and it burns after the skin peels. It's been like this for 2 weeks and dont know what to do to make it better.
    Annie_WebMD_Staff responded:
    Hi Anon_156775,

    Please see a doctor for help to find out what is causing the skin on your fingers to peel and get irritated.

    Try using the Symptom Checker tool and use the WebMD search engine with dyshidrotic eczema to pull up articles that may be helpful to you. We also have an Eczema Health Center which is linked at the top of this board. That would be a good starting place to look up articles about various skin conditions.

    Take care!

    - Annie
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