Dyshidrotic Eczema

Dyshidrotic eczema, also known as dyshidrosis, is a type of eczema that affects the hands and feet, causing itchy and painful tapioca-like blisters. The blisters typically appear on the palms of the hands, soles of the feet, or along the sides of the fingers and toes. The exact cause of dyshidrotic eczema is unknown, but it is thought to be related to a combination of factors, including genetics, stress, and exposure to irritants. Treatment of dyshidrotic eczema involves managing symptoms and avoiding triggers. This may include the use of topical creams and ointments to relieve itching and inflammation, as well as avoiding irritants and keeping the skin moisturized. In severe cases, a dermatologist may prescribe oral medications to control symptoms. The goal of treatment is to manage symptoms and prevent outbreaks of dyshidrotic eczema.

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