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Itchy Eczema Causes Blisters On My Hand

Author: Maxine M.
Date: 09-13-2014
Views: 4,674
Word Count: 152
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Testimonial ID: 10164-OR
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I have had what appears to be vesicular palmoplantar eczema (a.k.a. acute palmoplantar eczema, dyshidrotic eczema, pompholyx, dyshidrotic dermatitis, or dyshidrosis) on one hand for about a year. However, prescription creams have done nothing for the blisters or itching.

I was recently introduced to essentials oils and decided to give them a try. I started by layering a drop of Frankincense and Lavender essential oils and covering them with a carrier oil or cream for moisturizing. This did nothing for the itching but seemed to help with the blistering.

Then I added a drop of Helichrysum essential oil, and the itching finally calmed down. Sometimes it takes a day or more for the itch to return.

Though essential oils cannot cure eczema, finally I have some relief from the itching and fewer blister breakouts. The skin on my palm is still very dry, but now it is much more comfortable.

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Additional keyword(s) assigned by the editor: dishydrosis, dyshydrosis, dyshydrotic, dishydrotic, palmoplanter, palmaplantar, pustulosis, pustular.

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