Eczema on Hand
Eczema on fingersDryness and eczema go hand in hand and it is this dryness that makes it so important to keep on moisturizing when you have those recurring symptoms of eczema including itching, inflammation and thickening of the skin on your fingers and elsewhere. Eczema symptoms consist of watery, bumpy, red patches on the skin and the uncomfortable condition is most commonly found on the hands.
Fingertip eczema is where the condition affects the whole finger or parts of the finger. It is especially uncomfortable because it can cause numbness, stiffness and a burning sensation in the fingers, often leading to cracked, dry fingers.
Eczema on the fingers continues in cycles. After it first appears, the skin begins to peel off as it heals. But the peeling continues until all the damaged skin has fallen off the finger. It can happen to only one finger or it can move from one finger to the other or from one hand to the other.
When the hands sweat, valuable moisture is lost from the skin and those fingers can become even more irritated and itchy. Don't wash the hands too often but at least once a day soak the hands in warm water for 15 to 20 minutes so that the skin