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Guidelines For Handling Dyshidrotic Eczema

By Kim Archer

If you know someone with dyshidrotic eczema or are afflicted with it yourself, you well know that it’s a difficult problem to manage. It’s an ugly, uncomfortable skin problem that causes tiny blisters on the hands or feet. The discomfort and irritation are brutal and can cause you to scratch at them till blood appears. Unfortunately, there isn’t a way to cure this problem; additionally, it’s exceedingly hard to even get relief from it. The only good news appears to be that at least it isn’t contagious.

Dyshidrotic eczema is not an appealing sight by any means. If you’ve ever come across it, you may have observed that it features numerous little blisters. These lesions are apt to erupt and leak liquids somewhat regularly. In addition, there is lots of cracking and itchiness of the skin, both of which worsen the discomfort considerably.

The blisters are extremely itchy and bring about an uncontrollable desire to scratch. Sometimes people wear plastic gloves to protect their hands, but even this can cause difficulties if you’re allergic to the powder or materials used to make these gloves. Many people also stay away from any probable irritants.

The fact is, science has not been able to discover either an underlying reason or cure for this condition. Because there isn’t really a way to cure dyshidrotic eczema, your most effective defense against it is to attempt to figure out what is causing it. Although it’s not yet known what precisely causes this condition, it has been proven that it’s linked to allergies. This can comprise triggers like chemicals, dust, smoke, stress, or any number of other pollutants, irritants and environmental factors.

It can unquestionably be a challenging job when endeavoring to isolate the roots of the condition. You need to set out to scrutinize the potential causes of your outbreaks one by one, and as you identify them you should undertake to remove them from your surroundings. While you’re attempting to eliminate the things that you think could be the cause of your problem, you will discover that it entails a considerable amount of energy and time.

A couple of decades back this condition didn’t really have a name, and was merely thought to be another form of eczema. Not much was understood about it or how to care for it. Sorry to say, not a lot of movement has been made in this respect, and it’s even now complicated to control this situation.

Conventional techniques for treating dyshidrotic eczema are the application of topical creams containing cortisone, which is the traditional method to dealing with any form of this skin disorder. These creams and ointments help to lessen the itchy feeling, which provides some reprieve from the misery.

If you’re looking for relief from your uncomfortable eczema condition, you can find information on treatment options ranging from corticosteroid creams to ayurvedic eczema treatment at the Eczema Treatment site.

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Archer, Kim "Guidelines For Handling Dyshidrotic Eczema." Guidelines For Handling Dyshidrotic Eczema. 24 Jun. 2010. 17 Jul 2014 <>.

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