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ZaidaZassin
i have what seems to be peeling skin on my thumb and ring finger 

1 peel on thumb, 4 on the ring finger 

My fear started as i once tried to pop a cold sore ard 15 days ago (which i know i should not have done) and that my hands were covered with tissue paper. 

There is no pain prior to the peels showing up on my fingertips as symptoms suggest on the web.Just itching on my whole hand. I work as a pump attendant, so could it just be a skin reaction to the chemicals that im handling? 

an example of the peels that im talking about 
https://www.google.com.sg/search?q=peeling+skin&client=ms-android-samsung&prmd=ivn&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjOpdGqgbfQAhXBNI8KHYWLBEIQ_AUIBygB&biw=360&bih=560#tbm=isch&q=peeling+blisters+on+hands&imgrc=uGhsQVVBeRr5cM%3A

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Hansje

Well I followed your link, and clicking on one of the foto's there was a discussion about possible causes for this. Like shampoo, nickle etc. I remember having had something like this too, looooong before I met my annoying friend Herpes.

If I was in your shoes I'd see a dermatologist. Maybe the cause is something completely different than herpes, something that can be cured, or that you can stop by avoiding things you may be allergic to.

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