From: Donna on
Wow, Andrew's post was so close... I don't know what I've got. It's
twice been diagnosed as dishydrotic excema, but it could also be
pustular psoriasis. What's the difference??? My hands are covered
and it's begun attacking both feet. It also effects my nails...

I have used steroid suspensions and steroid/coal tar creams, but...
Today I switched to DEMAREST, psoriasis medicated moisturizer - 2%
salicylic acid lotion. I want something to help prevent reoccurence.

I go to bed at night with Goldbond, Ultimate Healing Cream and cotton
gloves.
From: Julie Bove on

"Donna" <transmgmnt(a)comcast.net> wrote in message
news:09f8d8f5-6811-4b2f-be8b-7ba05177c413(a)j22g2000hsf.googlegroups.com...
> Wow, Andrew's post was so close... I don't know what I've got. It's
> twice been diagnosed as dishydrotic excema, but it could also be
> pustular psoriasis. What's the difference??? My hands are covered
> and it's begun attacking both feet. It also effects my nails...
>
> I have used steroid suspensions and steroid/coal tar creams, but...
> Today I switched to DEMAREST, psoriasis medicated moisturizer - 2%
> salicylic acid lotion. I want something to help prevent reoccurence.
>
> I go to bed at night with Goldbond, Ultimate Healing Cream and cotton
> gloves.

I've had dishydrosis on the sides of my fingers. It starts out as very
itchy, skin colored bumps. They break open and begin to hurt very badly as
well as being itchy. Then the skin turns a bit red and gets what appears to
be cuts in it. The skin then feels hard to the touch but remains itchy. If
I put a steroid cream on it, or in some cases even cortisone at the sign of
first itch, it goes right away.

Oddly, I haven't had a problem with this since I moved from NY back to WA.