What is Dermatitis?
Dermatitis is simply the swelling of the skin. It is a category of skin conditions which, in addition, may be characterized by redness and itching.
Types of Dermatitis
Some common types of dermatitis:
Symptoms of Dermatitis
Causes of Dermatitis
Diagnosis of Dermatitis
Because of the many kinds of dermatitis, it is best to diagnose the condition with the help of a dermatologist. He or she will be able to differentiate and conduct tests to identify which specific condition you have and what the best treatment for that condition is.
Depending on the condition, a topical treatment is usually used. An oral medication may also be prescribed.
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