Pompholyx (Dyshidrotic) Eczema

Pompholyx Dermatitis

Pompholyx (dyshidrotic) eczema is a type of eczema where there are itchy blisters on the hands and feet, followed by inflamed and dry skin. It can be a temporary condition or in some cases, is more president.

There are various treatments that can help. Pompholyx is a type of eczema or dermatitis that affects the hand and feet causing tiny blisters and irritation. Eczema is a condition causing skin inflammation. Pompholyx is also known as Dyshidrotic Eczema or vesicular eczema of the hand and feet.

Pompholyx Dermatitis

Treatment of Pompholyx

As with eczema when there are blisters or if the skin is wet and weepy. Do not use them if the skin is dry. They help dry out the blisters and oozing and they have an antiseptic action.

How do I make a compress or soak?

One of the following liquids can be used as a soak or compress. Use it for about 15 minutes four times daily. You can soak your hand or feet in the solution. Or use a clean cloth such as an old sheet or towel soak it in the solution and put it on the affected skin.

  • Potassium Permanganate Solution
  • Moisturizer and Barrie’s cream
  • Steroids medication
  • Antibiotics medicine and antifungal treatment
compress or soak
Pompholyx Eczema Hand

Pompholyx Eczema Hand

Pompholyx causes itchy blisters on the hand that come and go. The symptoms usually last 2 to 3 weeks at a time. The first symptom is often a burning or prickling feeling in the affected area. 

The fluid-filled blister then appears on the skin. A reaction to something that has touched your skin such as certain metals detergents, household chemicals, soap shampoo cosmetics products, or perfume stresses.

Pompholyx Eczema Feet

Pompholyx eczema causes itchiness on the feet that come and go. The symptoms usually last 2 to 3 weeks at a time. Some possible irritants include: Sweat Prolonged dampness from the sweating on the feet can trigger Contact Dermatitis

Friction: Rubbing the affected area can worsen by wearing socks or shoes. 

Stress: The risk of eczema flare-ups and the risk of infection.

Pompholyx Eczema Feet

Pompholyx Eczema Toes

Pompholyx eczema is a problem for the skin. Pompholyx eczema usually goes away without a problem, but symptoms may come back. It also affected the toes.

Pompholyx Eczema for Finger and Nail

Pompholyx eczema is a type of eczema. It causes tiny blisters to develop across the finger and palm of the hand. You should see your GP if you have any sort of blistering skin condition. 

Pompholyx eczema can affect the nail fold and skin around the nails resulting in swelling. Nail eczema can cause putting in the nails and require treatment to avoid worsening of the condition.

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