Dermatology Eczema / Psoriasis

What is dyshidrotic eczema?

Dyshidrotic eczema is a common form of eczema. The condition causes a person to develop small, itchy blisters on the fingers, toes, palms, and soles of the feet. This type of eczema is also called vesicular eczema, dyshidrosis, foot-and-hand eczema, and palmoplantar eczema. In this article, we will look at the symptoms of dyshidrotic eczema, […]

Eczema / Psoriasis

What is scrotal eczema?

Eczema is a non-contagious, itchy, and dry skin condition that affects individuals differently. There are many forms of eczema that have different underlying causes. Scrotal eczema is a form of eczema that affects the scrotum, the bag of skin containing the testicles. Skin affected by eczema may produce less fat and oil than healthy skin. […]

Eczema / Psoriasis

Is the sun good or bad for psoriasis?

People with psoriasis often notice that their symptoms tend to get better in the summer when they are more exposed to the sun. This is not a coincidence, as sunlight can be beneficial for psoriasis when it is used correctly. Psoriasis is an autoimmune condition that causes the immune system to make too many skin […]