Although scabies often affects the palms of the hands and soles of the feet, it does not usually result in peeling of the skin in these places.This does not mean that it cannot happen, it is just not very common.Try a moisturiser such as Epimax cream applied twice daily to their hands and feet.There are other illnesses that can result in peeling of the palms and hands in children such as scarlet fever and an illness called Kawasaki's disease.If your son's skin peeling continues it would best to be on the safe side and ask your paediatrician to see your son.
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