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How to Treat Pompholyx?


Medical Treatment:
Try the following things to protect your skin:
  • Wear cotton-lined gloves especially when doing housework or washing your hair
  • Avoid things which may irritate your skin like soaps, shampoos, and other household chemicals
  • Do not burst the blisters
  • Steroid cream and emollients (moisturizers) are used to treat the symptoms of pompholyx
  • If your skin becomes infected, antibiotics may be prescribed
  • If the pompholyx does not get better with these treatments, a dermatologist may suggest some other treatments
  • The recommended treatments are steroid tablets, immunosuppressant tablets or capsules, phototherapy, immunosuppressant creams or ointments, alitretinoin capsules