I got a rash recently; we're still not sure what caused it, but it has all the same symptoms as poisin ivy, metal allergy, and/or hand dermititus ...
~ keep your hands dry all the time
~ don't use harsh soaps or cleasers
~ wear cotton gloves to protect and keep dry (from drugstore)
~ use large vinyl gloves over the cotton ones to do housework & dishes
~ I got throw-away plastic gloves to put over this when doing yardwork
~ don't put your hands in hot water; use lukewarm
~ GOLD BOND anti-biotic sauve took the itch away right away