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Posted by: Anna | 2008/10/22

Peeling Feet

My son has thick pieces of skin which just peels off under his feet, its not small pieces but rather maybe half the size of his foot that just peels off, what causes this

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Dear Anna

It could be an infection of the skin such as Athlete's foot or possibly an allergy such as contact dermatitis. There are numerous possible causes of this and the best thing to do would be for a podiatrist or dermatologist to check it out.

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Chris

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