Dyshidrotic eczema is a condition in which small, usually itchy blisters develop on the hands and feet.
This blistering type of eczema is twice as common in women than men.
People are more likely to develop dyshidrotic eczema when:
The cause is unknown. The condition seems to appear during certain times of the year.
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