Edema of palms and feet
Rashes on the skin can occur in a variety of ways.reasons and to be a symptom of many diseases. Redness, vesicles and pustules can be localized in various areas of the skin and mucous membranes. If it is a rash of pustules on the palms and soles of your feet, you can most likely talk about such a common ailment as dyshidrotic eczema or dyshidrosis or chronic recurrent eczematous dermatitis.
This is a chronic skin diseasecharacterized by swelling, redness of the skin, the appearance on the surface of the palms and feet of small serous pustules, which are located in groups, but sometimes located one at a distance from each other, their occurrence is accompanied by severe itching. Dyshidrosis is not contagious, not transmitted to other people through a handshake or shoes. But the patient has a psychological discomfort.
Why does dyshidrotic eczema occur,medical science has not yet found out. But it is known that pustular eruptions appear most often during the cold season, from autumn to spring. Provoke eruptions of exacerbation of chronic diseases, the presence of an allergen, stress conditions, the use of aggressive household chemicals.
The most characteristic sign of dyshidrosis, as wealready with you know, are the sudden appearance of pustular, itchy rashes. Their groups are located in the depths of the skin of the palms and feet, at the sides of the fingers. The bubbles are transparent, filled with liquid.
After some time, the bubblesdamaged, they leak fluid, in their place formed ulcers, merging in erosion, which, drying up, form brown crusts. They are called hyperpigmentation of the skin. The most unpleasant thing is that drying up eruptions and erosion create the appearance of the fact that the illness is passing. However, it is not. Gradually, the skin begins to develop changes - thickening, nodules, cracks. Everything is accompanied by redness, peeling.
And, if, such damages fallpathogenic microbes, bacteria, viruses, fungi (which happens quite often) - a purulent inflammatory process on the skin can begin, and in addition, the risk of disease of the whole organism increases.
Therefore, if any suspiciousrashes on the skin, do not hesitate, contact your local doctor or dermatologist, allergist. It is necessary to find out the cause of the pustules, to establish an accurate diagnosis and only after that to begin adequate treatment.
Treatment of a dyshidrosis, as however, and any otherdisease should be carried out in a complex. Therapy includes the use of medicines, especially diets. Effective and proven folk remedies have a good effect.
In the treatment of drugs used: externally used fucarcin (aniline dye), as well as ointments that include hormones. These include triderm, advantan, elokom and others.
For oral administration usually recommends suchremedies, like antihistamines, erius, claritin. Also, a doctor can prescribe desensitizing agents calcium gluconate, sodium thiosulfate. These drugs can be purchased without a prescription. But it's better to visit a doctor first.
When treating this skin disease is very importantobserve a special diet that eliminates sweets (sugar), alcohol. Do not include in the diet products that can trigger an allergic reaction. For example, exclude from eating citrus, coffee, cocoa, chocolate. Do not eat eggs until full recovery, tomatoes, etc.
In periods of remission, when there is no rash, treatmentneed to continue. But in this period, use softer means. For example, ointments, creams that have a softening effect, saturate the skin with vitamins, for example, the drug radevit.
During this period it is useful to use decoctions fromflowers of chamomile, to make from them lotions, gargles. For these purposes, decoctions from the bark of oak, celandine, string, sage will suit. They can also be used during the period of exacerbation, as additional means of treatment.
- Wash a few fresh horseradish roots. Now grate them on a fine grater. Put 2 tsp in a deep bowl. gruel, and then pour in half a liter of boiling water. Leave for now, let the infusion cool down. Warm infusion rub the affected skin.
- Collect fresh blackberry leaves. Grind 100 g of leaves, pour them into a saucepan, pour 2 l. boiling water. Wait until nastoyatsya and cool. This tool wipe pustular rashes, do lotions.
- You can put crumpled to the injured placeshands fresh cabbage leaf or grated raw potatoes. Top with a thick napkin and fasten the compress with a bandage. Hold at least an hour. Then compress a fresh one.
- Pustules, moisten the blisters on the skindecoction of birch buds or willow bark. To prepare the broth, pour 1 tbsp. l. this or that means with a glass of boiling water. Cook for 10 minutes. Then do not forget to cool before use.
But before using any medication yourself, visit a doctor. After all, in order for the treatment to be effective, you need to know exactly the diagnosis, the cause of the eruptions on the palms and feet. Be healthy!