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A 49-year-old female asked:

Does all forms of eczema have to itch? the underside (pad) of my left thumb goes thru stages every few days it seems. it becomes swollen, the skin gets hard & crusty, (a light yellow color) then it kind of peels/cracks off. it feels/looks raw, very sore a

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Dr. James Seward
Dermatology 24 years experience
It : It could be eczema or psoriasis or fungal infection or several other possibilities. I would recommend you see a dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment options. Learn more about some of the types of psoriasis, eczema, and fungal infections below. I hope that helps.
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