What Are Dermatitis Hands?

Q:
What are dermatitis hands?

A:
Hands dermatitis is a common group of acute and chronic disorders that affect the dorsal and palmar aspects of the hand. It accounts for 20-35% of all dermatitis. People with a history of atopic eczema are more likely to develop it.

Hands with dermatitis may have following symptoms:

  • Red macules, papules and plaques.
  • Swelling.
  • Blistering.
  • Weeping.
  • Fissuring.
  • Dryness.
  • Scale.

If you have dermatitis hands, you had better consult your doctor. Your doctor will tell you whether you need treatment. Following tips in daily life can also help you a lot:

  • Less contact with irritants, even water.
  • Use non-soap cleanser when washing hand.
  • Keep hands dry.
  • Wear protective gloves.

Keyword: dermatitis hands

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