inflammation of the skin that is characterized by clusters of small blisters pruriginosas.
Parts of the body that affects.
This condition is hereditary
not contagious or cancerous.
It does not affect
Unknown, although it could be
Signs and symptoms.
Abrasions with the following characteristics:
In small clusters of 5 to 20 ampoules.
The blisters typically measure of 2mm to 6mm in diameter.
The clusters appear on the same sites on both sides of the body.
not usually painful unless it is complicated.
Exposure to the heat and humidity increase the frequency and severity of
So far it
not been able to prevent.
To avoid the recurrence of symptoms, continue taking medication as directed and avoid wounds to the healthy parts of the skin.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
Visit and physical examination by
. Biopsy (taking
skin sample for examination under
Soak the affected parts in cold water or apply cold compresses to soothe the itching.
To soothe the itching, you can use drugs without
prescription, such as:
Steroid lotion little powerful in small doses, ointment and cream.
They reduce the inflammation and itching in 24 to 48 hours.
Topical anesthetics and topical antihistamines.
They produce quick relief in the short term.
Could cause sensitivity in the skin, although lidocaine and pramoxina do not usually do.
Lotions containing phenol, menthol and
(such as calamine lotion) These are painkillers, and should use them with care.
In large quantities can be absorbed by the skin to the bloodstream, and become toxic.
To control the formation of blisters, your
may prescribe oral two drugs: dapsone or sulfapyridine.
Either should be used indefinitely.
There are no restrictions except to avoid excess heat and moisture.
If you reduce the
, reduce the amount of drugs going to need.
are advised to follow the following diet:
- free diet.
can also be
condition of the small
(without symptoms) which pathologically resembles that of patients with
The biopsy (diestivo tube) is the only way to distinguish between them sometimes.
Treatment can control symptoms, including itching,
not cure the