Dermatologist’s advice on Hand Eczema

โ€œ ๐ƒ๐ซ ๐‹๐จ๐ฐ, ๐ƒ๐ซ ๐‹๐จ๐ฐ. ๐–๐ก๐ฒ ๐๐จ๐ž๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐ฒ ๐ก๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž๐œ๐ณ๐ž๐ฆ๐š ๐ค๐ž๐ž๐ฉ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐š๐Ÿ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ ๐ซ๐ž๐œ๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ?โ€
Managing hand eczema can be quite challenging at time if the main triggers could not be identified. Hence we should always look out for the triggers, common causes are:
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  • Irritants

such as harsh soaps, detergents, solvents, acids, alkalis, hand sanitiser etc
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  • E๐—ป๐˜ƒ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฎ๐—น ๐—ณ๐—ฎ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜€

such as cold and dry weather, dampness, friction and more specific things such as house dust mites, pet fur, pollen and moulds.
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  • Occupations

Healthcare workers, technicians, mechanics etc. (mainly constant expose to irritants above)
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  • Hormonal changes

women may find their symptoms get worse in the days before their period or during pregnancy.
In Short, to control eczema, we need ๐Œ๐Ž๐ˆ๐’๐“๐”๐‘๐ˆ๐™๐„๐‘, ๐Œ๐Ž๐ˆ๐’๐“๐”๐‘๐ˆ๐™๐„๐‘ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐Œ๐Ž๐ˆ๐’๐“๐”๐‘๐ˆ๐™๐„๐‘!!!
(use as many times as possible!)
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Here are the videos to help to reduce hand eczema and how to use moisturiser:
Last but not least, use the topical steroid correctly as prescribed by your doctor!
Stay tune for next video on tips to use topical steroids!

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