Hand Eczema

Hand eczema or hand dermatitis is often related to occupations such as healthcare workers, machinists, housekeepers, and beauticians. Risk factors include use of latex gloves, chemicals, and frequent hand washing. Eczema.com has gathered resources from across the web to help increase your understanding of hand eczema. Be sure to check back often for new information and insights.*

Two hands with bracelets and pinky fingers intertwined

8 Ways to Deal With That Frustrating Hand Eczema

While some might think it's just dry skin, hand eczema can be quite challenging for those who suffer from it. While you should see a dermatologist to properly diagnose and treat the disease if you suspect you have it, there are also some tips to help alleviate the symptoms until you can see your doctor.
Man holding his hands together suffering chronic hand dermatitis

Dry, Scaly, and Painful Hands Could Be Hand Eczema

If the skin on your hands is dry, thick, and painfully cracked, it could be hand eczema. Find out possible triggers and when best to see a dermatologist to help manage your condition.
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