Good skin care practices may help protect the skin as well. She was taking birth control pills but denied taking any other medications, vitamins or supplements. The exact cause of eczema is unknown. As of now, there is no cure for foot eczema. Corticosteroid creams and ointments can help to reduce inflammation.
Managing your foot eczema
For medical professionals
Is complex and depends upon your unique symptoms or type of eczema, as well as any secondary infections that may be present. There may be a lack of filaggrin in the skin, a protein that maintains a healthy, protective skin barrier which stops moisture from escaping and this makes it easier for viruses and bacteria to enter the skin. It usually affects adults between the ages of 20-40 and is thought to be hereditary.