I, too, recently discovered that I have dishydrotic dermatitis, or pompholyx.
My hands and feet, in a flare-up, are covered with the beginning postules that break and become scabs. My skin cracks and bleeds and the itch is enough to drive someone crazy - that someone being me.
There’s all kinds of advice out there and I’ve tried pretty much all of it - the ”chemical” approach - steroidal creams, cortisone, anti-biotics... the herbal approach - chaparral extraction, evening primrose, Plantolin... all have minor effects on the outbreaks, but nothing that clears. Here’s what I know and ...
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