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Hand Eczema and PUVA?

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How severe does one's eczema have to be to warrant such treatment and could anyone please explain and describe the process?

In the past year since taking Accutane, I seemed to have developed Eczema on my hands...

Most of the time it's not very bad and not too noticeable, but sometimes it can be quite embarassing. Today for instance, I have red marks all over my hands that almost look like little razor bumps. I've at least 15 on my right hand and I'm extremely self-conscious about it.

They are not huge but still noticeable.

Do you guys think that PUVA treatment might be suggested or helpful to me?

I saw my dermatologist two days ago but unfortunately for me, my eczema was not too prevalent and so the only thing he game me was a topical moisturizer which doesn't really help. I guess he assumed I was exagerrating the condition because my hands were only slightly red around my knuckles and the bumps did not flare up or anything. It was basically under control. Whereas today I have tiny bumps all over my hands.

Any help or advice would be appreciated.

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