A member asked:

When i was a child the palm of my hand was red raw and sore. the skin would flake off and it was itchy. the ball of my foot also did it. cause?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern answered

Specializes in Dermatology

It could have been an allergic reaction to something coming in contact with both your hands and feet. It could have been a type of eczema called dyshidrosis. It's unlikely that it was athlete's foot, which doesn't typically affect the palms, especially in children. Without seeing the rash, that's about as far as i can take it.

Answered Sep 28, 2016



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