Dyshidrosis, also known as dyshidrotic eczema or pompholyx, is an uncommon skin condition in which very small, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms of your hands and the sides of your fingers. The soles of your feet also can be affected.
Symptoms: The following are the symptoms of dyshidrosis they are: Small, similar to grains of tapioca. Filled with clear fluid. In clusters between your fingers and toes or on the edges of your fingers,toes,palms or soles. Very itching and sometimes painful.
Treament: Always keep the skin moist,use ointments,creams,or lotions. Should be free from alcohol,scents, dyes, fragrances,or other chemicals. Take an anti-itch medicine before bed if you scratch in your sleep. Newer antihistamines cause little or no sleepness. Causes: It is mainly caused due to over stress,heavy fever and hands often in water or moist.
Epidemology: Dyshidrotic eczema occurs in 5-20% of patients with hand eczema and more commonly develops in warmer climates and during spring and summer months. The male-to-female ratio for dyshidrotic eczema has variably been reported as 1:1 and 1:2. Dyshidrotic eczema affects individuals aged 4-76 years; the mean age is 38 years.