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Eczema / Atopic Dermatitis

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  • Eczema / Atopic Dermatitis

    Less than a yr back, I notice the index finger on my left hand gets all blistered up... and itchy. Thought it will go away... so I just apply some anti-bacterial cream, the problem still persists.

    Now, it is slowly spreading to other fingers on the same hand, scaly, dry flaky, tight fingers... somtimes all red and swollen.

    Seen doctors.... was prescribed Hydrcortisone cream (Steriods) as it was diagnosed as eczema. But it only dry up my skin more. My only relief is dutifully apply Urea Cream on my fingers periodically a few times a day. But it only offers temproray relief... but redness and dryness still persists.

    Anyone has this problems or any ideas?

    Suspected cause: Stress (New work), Latex gloves (which I have to wear almost everyday at work), cleanroom environment (Dry cold air)

    Yoga teacher suspect: Immune system down, recommended Homepathy doc.

    Dilemma: To see Dermatologist or seek alternative medicine?