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Dyshidrotic dermatitis

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
DYSHIDROTIC RASH: DYSHIDROTIC DERMATITIS IS A BLISTERY ERUPTION ON THE PALMS AND SOLES. THE BLISTERS ARE USUALLY SMALL. THE ITCHING COULD BE VERY SEVERE. IT IS NOT CONT ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Nicora
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Dyshidrosis: Skin condition that is characterized by small blisters on the hands or feet. It is an acute, chronic, or recurrent dermatosis of the fingers, palms, a ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Dishidrotic eczema: In dyshidrotic eczema, typical first-line treatment includes high-strength topical steroids and cold compresses. Short courses of oral steroids are th ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arlo Miller
14 years experience Dermatology
Different Treatment: You have a chronic condition-you need a treatment that can be used long term. Ultraviolet light treatment or a different oral immune suppressing medi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
The same thing: I think you are saying the same thing. Atopic dermatitis is the clinical disease state, while atopic skin may just be skin that can have atopic flare ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudia Anglade
8 years experience Family Medicine
Unknown: This condition is similar to Eczema which can be caused by exposure to allergies, certain foods, metals and chemicals.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergic disorder: Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is an allergic disorder of the skin. However, eczema is not always directly caused by allergies. It is known as “the itc ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy finger bumps: Dyshidrotic eczema (dyshidrosis) is a very itchy rash of little bumps on the fingers, sometimes on the hands, & may occur on the feet. The bumps may h ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
Remove the irritant: Contact dermatitis is a straight forward issue of stopping the exposure. You also want to protect the skin with a good moisturizing lotion. Eczema is ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Skin rash: Eczema "the itch that rashes" is actually caused by a defect in the skin. An allergy or irritant makes the skin itchy & then scratching the skin caus ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy: Atopia means allergy. Dermatitis means skin rash. It's simply an allergic skin rash.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Itching.: Atopic dermatitis is an itch that rashes (as opposed to a rash that itches) - it's the itching that comes first, and scratching it that causes the ras ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Not a diagnosis: This is a non-specific description of a skin biopsy. It can be useful only when used with clinical correlation by a dermatologist.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes & No: In skin biopsy, spongotic findings only mean that there are fluid present and not a finding for a specific skin disease.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Stasis dermatitis is a lower leg condition in which the legs develop a rash because blood pools there due to circulatory issues, usually veins that d ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
DERMATITIS: Nummular eczema are round inflammatory pruritis skin lesions treated with oral antibiotics and local steroid cream whereas contact dermatitis is caus ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Uncommon: This is not a typical location for eczema. One might be more concerned about a contact sensitivity to products (shampoos, dyes, etc) in this location ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Genetics allergies: People inherit the tendency toward allergic conditions as eczema. You have dry sensitive skin which loses water . Barrier creams such as eletone and h ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Rare Form: Pustular psoriasis is a rare type of psoriasis that results in painful white (pus-filled) bumps on the hands and/or feet. It is very painful and debi ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Skin inflammation: Eczema is the formal term for dermatitis, which means skin inflammation. When most people talk about eczema, they are really referring to atopic derm ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Microscopic diagnosi: Lichenoid is a descriptive word which is related to a kind of inflammatory reaction in the skin which resembles lichen planus.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Stasis: Although extensive work has been completed in the study of treatment of venous ulcers, no large, well-controlled trials examine the treatment of stasi ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Engel
19 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
They're related: Atopy is the medical term lay folks equate with "allergy". It's a general term. Atopic dermatitis is a particular form of atopy. Specifically it's an ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probably: as any other irritating agent

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