[QUOTE=antsmarching81;3100440]It was a prescription ointment, but I don't remember the name. Sorry. If you do a search for dyshidrotic eczema, you may be able to find some suggestions for over the counter creams that might work. Some of the pictures that came up for dyshidrotic eczema looked nothing like what I had...mine must have been not nearly as severe.
The doctor couldn't tell me what caused it either - he said it could have been a fungal infection, from sweating too much, or from stress. He said it was possible it would come back, but lucky it hasn't (yet).[/QUOTE]
Thanks for your help. I don't really sweat a lot at work, but I do tend to stress there, and that seems to be where the bumps come out at. They also use antibacterial soap there and I have to wash my hands all day long. I read that not only does it wash away the bad stuff it washes away the good too. Makes sense. I'm going to start taking my own soap to work. Take care.