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3 or 4 little bumps on finger that resemble dyshidrosis. is this condition easy to manage?scared my hands will end up looking like the pictures online

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Dermatologist: See a dermatologist to be sure of the diagnosis and he/she will advise you about proper treatment and care of your problem.
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Relax: Pompholyx is usually mild. May require no treatment. When significant symptoms, it usually responds to prescription topical steroids. I often prescribe clobetasol gel. Sometimes it needs oral prednisone. I usually give 10 or 20mg alternate days for just a few doses.It may be worse if you smoke, if you consume too much alcohol, if you spend long periods in plastic gloves. Acne can be treated if you

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Last updated Mar 31, 2015

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