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Who is at risk for dyshidrotic eczema?

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This skin condition can give you itchy blisters on the palms of your hand and on your fingers. Dyshidrotic eczema mostly affects adults ages 20 to 40, and it's twice as common in women as men. You're more likely to get it if you have allergies like hay fever, a family history of dyshidrotic eczema, or other forms of eczema.

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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