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Doctor insights on: Dishydrotic Eczema Treatment

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What is the best way to treat Dyshidrosis Eczema over the counter?

What is the best way to treat Dyshidrosis Eczema over the counter?

Not easy: Are the hands the major issues? If so. Avoid antibacterial or scented soap. Use a good moisturizer as often as possible after hand washing. Avoid irritants or solvents- wear non-tatex gloves as precautions. There is no great solution however OTC or Rx. ...Read more

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I have dishydrotic eczema and I have a steroid gel it takes a min to heal but it flares up whenever i so my hair and then the gem takes forever it wor?

I have dishydrotic eczema and I have a steroid gel it takes a min to heal but it flares up whenever i so my hair and then the gem takes forever it wor?

Do not worry: Dyshidrotic eczema can be a very frustrating condition to treat. It can flare from stress, excessive sweating , allergies and at times for no obvious reason. Steroids have typically been the mainstay of treatment in the short term but there are others that can be tried for maintenance. Although dietary restrictions can be difficult it is worth investigating. Speak with your provider. ...Read more

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What's done for dyshidrosis eczema?

What's done for dyshidrosis eczema?

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 sudden onset of many deep-seated itchy, clear vesicles; later, scaling, fissures which can cause pain. It is diffult to treat and often requires potent steroids. There are other treatments. Consult doc/dermatologist for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have dishydrotic eczema on my hands and psoriasis on my elbows, could they be related?

I have dishydrotic eczema on my hands and  psoriasis on my elbows, could they be related?

They are.: And most liekly respond to the same systemic treatment. Thought by many to be two diseases, they share the same genetically prone hla markers. ...Read more

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I have what it seems to be dyshidrosis eczema. They only appear when hands are wet. How to treat this? Very annoying.

I have what it seems to be dyshidrosis eczema. They only appear when hands are wet. How to treat this? Very annoying.

Dyshidrotic Eczema: Dyshidrotic eczema is usually treated with class one prescription topical steroids such as vanos, or clobetasol, or clobex spray, or topicort spray or others. See your dermatologist for a prescription. ...Read more

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Which topical steroid would you consider best for treating dishydrotic eczema , and wich pharmaceutical form (ie cream vs ointment)?

Which topical steroid would you consider best for treating dishydrotic eczema , and wich pharmaceutical form (ie cream vs ointment)?

Eczema: I like to use mometasone sparingly once daily (cream for less severe and ointment for more severe), but this is opinion only. Many are effective. Decreased bathing, careful selection of soaps and moisturizers are more important in treatment.I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of eczema?

What is the treatment of eczema?

Depends on symptoms: Eczema can be treated with a cream or topical solution, however many very effective oral medications are now available. Oral medications work systemically, and treat the source of your Eczema, and can relieve almost all of your symptoms and dry skin with a daily maintenance medication. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for eczema?

What is the treatment for eczema?

Trap water in skin: Eczema is a disorder not a disease. There are probably many causes. Defects in skin maturation & immunological over-reaction play significant roles. Most of my patients respond to bathing for 15 minutes daily in warm water. Use cetaphil or cerave instead of soap. Apply calcineurin inhibitors or corticosteroids to hot spots on skin. With creams or ointments (not lotions) moisturize, moisturize, etc. ...Read more

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