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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Topical Steroids: Dyshidrotic eczema that is unresponsive to general skin care measures is treated with higher potency topical corticosteroids like triamcinolone 0.5% o ... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Aaron Roland
34 years experience Family Medicine
Nothing great OTC: Dyshidrosis affects hands and feet where the skin is quite thick and tough. Hard for medications even to get through to the live layers of skin. Hydro ... 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 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 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
The itchy blisters: Also known as pomphylix, is an intensely itchy that can be acute, chronic, or recurrent dermatosis of the fingers, palms, and soles, frequently with s ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Location: Eczema is a broad term used to describe a group of conditions characterized by dry sensitive skin. It include atopic dermatitis (usually starting in ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Itchy finger bumps: Dyshidrotic eczema is a very itchy rash of little bumps on the fingers or hands, and may occur on the feet. The bumps may have some fluid inside, but ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cause unknown: Cause likely multifactorial. Characterized by sudden eruption of itchy vesicles on palms, soles, lateral aspects of the fingers. Vesicles persist for ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes you can: Keep in mind it is a "strong" steroid prescription medication so use it sparingly and do not use it for weeks upon end. A good plan would be to use i ... Read More
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