Itching palms, what is the cause?

Patient

Q: My palms are itching so much. What is the problem and give me some suggestions?plz

Doctor

A:   The most common cause of itchy palms is contact dermatitis. Exposure of irritant to the skin cause inflammation and edema. Treatment involves identifying the irritant (eg. a new soap, wash, creams or gloves), washing the are with water and applying a corticosteroid cream to reduce the inflammation. The itching will subside in 1-2 weeks and no further treatment is required.

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