Dyshidrotic eczema

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What is dyshidrotic eczema?

Dyshidrotic eczema or dermatitis is a relatively common form of chronic dermatitis affecting the hands and feet. It is characterized recurrent episodes of vesicles on the palms, soles, and lateral aspects of the fingers.

Common symptoms reported by people with dyshidrotic eczema

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with dyshidrotic eczema

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Triamcinolone acetonide cream)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (8)
Treatment name(s)

(Clobex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Benadryl)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (1) dyshidrotic eczema (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)

Data from patients with dyshidrotic eczema, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with dyshidrotic eczema

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Triamcinolone acetonide cream)
Perceived effectiveness
for dyshidrotic eczema (4 evaluations)
Side effects
blisters burning sensation in skin
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (8)
Treatment name(s)

(Clobex)
Perceived effectiveness
for dyshidrotic eczema (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for dyshidrotic eczema (4 evaluations)
Side effects
depressed mood difficulty sleeping 2 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Benadryl)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
dyshidrotic eczema (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
itching
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for dyshidrotic eczema (1 evaluation)
Side effects
tiredness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) dyshidrotic eczema (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with dyshidrotic eczema, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has dyshidrotic eczema on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 13
30s 36
40s 26
50s 21
60s 7
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 22
20-29 years 20
30-39 years 16
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

81% Female
19% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 64
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from dyshidrotic eczema patients who have completed their condition history
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