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What are symptoms of dyshidrotic eczema?

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The most noticeable signs of this skin condition are small, itchy blisters on the palms of your hand and on your fingers. These usually pop up in clusters, and you may itch or feel a burning pain before they appear. The skin around the blisters might sweat more than usual, and your nails might thicken and change colors, too.

The blisters often go away in 2 to 3 weeks. But the skin underneath can be red and tender for a while.

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Dyshidrotic eczema."  

National Eczema Association: "Favorite earrings got you feeling irritated?"

Mayo Clinic: "Dyshidrosis: Symptoms and Causes," "Dyshidrosis: Treatment."

Medscape: "Dyshidrotic Eczema."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 29, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Dyshidrotic eczema."  

National Eczema Association: "Favorite earrings got you feeling irritated?"

Mayo Clinic: "Dyshidrosis: Symptoms and Causes," "Dyshidrosis: Treatment."

Medscape: "Dyshidrotic Eczema."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on January 29, 2019

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