• 1

Dermatitis simply means skin inflammation, but it embraces a range of ailments. In most people, the early stages of dermatitis are characterized by red, dry, and itchy skin. More serious dermatitis may result in crusty scales, painful cracks, or blisters that ooze fluid. Since many things can irritate the skin, a doctor will try to narrow the diagnosis to a specific category of dermatitis, even though treatment is similar for most types of skin irritation and inflammation.

Types of Dermatitis
Contact dermatitis, including allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis. Contact dermatitis typically causes a pink or red itchy rash. Pinpointing the exact cause of contact dermatitis can be difficult.

Allergic contact dermatitis is a skin allergy to something that touches the skin, even if only briefly. An example of allergic contact dermatitis is poison ivy. It only has to touch the skin for a brief moment to cause dermatitis. Many other plants can cause allergic contact dermatitis, such as certain flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Other causes of allergic contact dermatitis include: fragrances, hair dyes, metals, rubber, formaldehyde (used as a preservative in many products), and skin care products.
Irritant contact dermatitis is caused when a harsh substance aggravates the skin by repeatedly contacting it. The most common example of irritant dermatitis is dry, damaged skin due to over-washing of the hands. In this case, the irritant is the water that is drying out and damaging the skin with repeated exposure.

Nummular dermatitis consists of distinctive coin-shaped red plaques that are most commonly seen on the legs, hands, arms, and torso. It is more common in men than in women, and the peak age of onset is between 55 and 65. Living in a dry environment or taking frequent very hot showers can cause this condition.

Atopic dermatitis , or eczema, causes the skin to itch, scale, swell, and sometimes blister. This type of eczema usually runs in families and is often associated with allergies, asthma, and stress. Defects in the skin barrier, allowing moisture out and germs in, may also come into play.

Seborrheic dermatitis , called cradle cap in infants, consists of greasy, yellowish or reddish scaling on the scalp, face, or genitals. When on the face, it is typically in or near the eyebrows, or along the sides of the nose. Seborrheic dermatitis may be aggravated by stress. Seborrheic dermatitis on the scalp of adults is also known as dandruff.
Stasis dermatitis is caused by poor circulation in the legs and can happen in people with varicose veins, congestive heart failure, or other conditions that cause chronic leg swelling. Veins in the lower legs fail to return blood efficiently, causing pooling of blood and fluid buildup and swelling. This swelling leads to skin irritation, especially around the ankles.

Source WebMD
Stamford Skin Centre
99 Suong Nguyet Anh Street, Dist.1, HCMC
(+84)8 3925 1990
Trust your skin to a dermatologist!


  1. Peterhyday
    04/05/2021 at 12:47 pm

    buy cialis tadalafil0 with pay pal ed drugs – buy cialis tadalafil0 with pay pal
    cialis without prescriptions canada

  2. Javiermes
    10/05/2021 at 1:31 am

    tinder online , tinder website
    [url=”http://tinderentrar.com/?”]tinder sign up [/url]

  3. Anthonysab
    10/05/2021 at 1:58 am

    viagra without doctor prescription viagra for sale – viagra from canada
    viagra vs cialis

  4. Anthonysab
    11/05/2021 at 3:08 am

    viagra without a doctor prescription usa order viagra online – buy generic viagra online
    viagra for sale

  5. Anthonysab
    13/05/2021 at 2:37 am

    buy generic viagra online viagra – buy viagra online
    how does viagra work

  6. BradleyJal
    13/05/2021 at 1:19 pm

    canada cialis online buy cialis now – buy cialis tadalafil tablets
    cialis 20mg for sale

  7. Javiermes
    13/05/2021 at 8:07 pm

    tinder date , tinder website

  8. BradleyJal
    15/05/2021 at 10:00 am

    cost of cialis without insurance buy cialis philippines – cialis 20mg for sale
    buy cialis rush

  9. Josephthork
    20/05/2021 at 12:13 am

    zestril 10 mg price: lisinopril – zestoretic 10 mg

  10. Philipmeart
    20/05/2021 at 4:53 pm

    cialis 20mg low price – buy cialis rush
    how to get ciails without a doctor

  11. Robbiefuets
    27/05/2021 at 10:17 am

    buy cheap cialis overnight – cialis in europe cialis 20mg for sale

  12. WilliamRhili
    29/05/2021 at 12:00 am

    safe buy cialis buy cialis drug – buy cialis online cheap

  13. Jimmychisk
    02/06/2021 at 9:59 pm

    valtrex 500 mg cheap valtrex – canadian pharmacy valtrex

  14. Jimmychisk
    05/06/2021 at 1:11 am

    valtrex generic buy valtrex – valtrex valacyclovir

  15. Jimmychisk
    06/06/2021 at 3:18 am

    wellbutrin 75 mg tablet generic wellbutrin – wellbutrin 100mg tablets cost

  16. Edward
    08/06/2021 at 1:01 pm

    It’s enormous that you are getting ideas from this post
    as well as from our dialogue made here.

    my website Vern

  17. NumbersClemy
    08/06/2021 at 6:07 pm

    z pack antibiotic doxycycline tablets – superbugs and antibiotic resistance

  18. NumbersClemy
    10/06/2021 at 4:51 pm

    antibiotic resistance anne schuchat flagyl antibiotic – zithromax 500mg price

  19. Richardcok
    14/06/2021 at 12:48 pm

    viagra without a doctor prescription: viagra online usa viagra discount

Add Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Call Now Button