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Dermatitis – Wikipedia

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 6:55 pm

DermatitisSynonymsEczemaA moderate case of dermatitis of the handsSpecialtyDermatologySymptomsItchiness, red skin, rash[1]ComplicationsSkin infection[2]Usual onsetChildhood[1][2]CausesAtopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, stasis dermatitis[1][2]Diagnostic methodBased on symptom[1]Differential diagnosisScabies, psoriasis, dermatitis herpetiformis, lichen simplex chronicus[3]TreatmentMoisturizers, steroid creams, antihistamines[4][2]Frequency245 million (2015)[5] Dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a group of diseases that results in inflammation of the skin.[1] These diseases are characterized by itchiness, red skin and a rash.[1] In cases of short duration, there may be small blisters, while in long-term cases the skin may become thickened.[1] The area of skin involved can vary from small to the entire body.[1][2] Dermatitis is a group of skin conditions that includes atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis and stasis dermatitis.[1][2] The exact cause of dermatitis is often unclear.[2] Cases may involve a combination of irritation, allergy and poor venous return.[1] The type of dermatitis is generally determined by the person’s history and the location of the rash.[1] For example, irritant dermatitis often occurs on the hands of people who frequently get them wet.[1] Allergic contact dermatitis occurs upon exposure to an allergen, causing a hypersensitivity reaction in the skin.[1] Treatment of atopic dermatitis is typically with moisturizers and steroid creams.[4] The steroid creams should generally be of mid- to high strength and used for less than two weeks at a time as side effects can occur.[6] Antibiotics may be required if there are signs of skin infection.[2] Contact dermatitis is typically treated by avoiding the allergen or irritant.[7][8] Antihistamines may help with sleep and to decrease nighttime scratching.[2] Dermatitis was estimated to affect 245 million people globally in 2015.[5] Atopic dermatitis is the most common type and generally starts in childhood.[1][2] In the United States, it affects about 1030% of people.[2] Contact dermatitis is twice as common in females than males.[9] Allergic contact dermatitis affects about 7% of people at some point in time.[10] Irritant contact dermatitis is common, especially among people who do certain jobs; exact rates are unclear.[11] Dermatitis symptoms vary with all different forms of the condition. They range from skin rashes to bumpy rashes or including blisters. Continue reading

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Eczema Symptoms & Causes | National Eczema Association

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Chances are, youre here to look for answers about eczema (eg-zuh-MUH)and find support. You might have first noticed an itchy, red patch on your babys cheeks, chin, or chest that she or he scratched until it became even more irritated. Continue reading

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Atopic dermatitis (eczema) – Symptoms and causes – Mayo Clinic

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Overview Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. It’s common in children but can occur at any age. Atopic dermatitis is long lasting (chronic) and tends to flare periodically Continue reading

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Eczema: Definition, Causes, Treatments, and Pictures

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Eczema is a common skin condition marked by itchy and inflamed patches of skin. Its also known as atopic dermatitis. It is more common in babies and young children, and often occurs on the faces of infants. Continue reading

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Eczema Types, Treatment, Home Remedies & Symptoms

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Eczema facts What is eczema? Rather than a specific health condition, eczema is a reaction pattern that the skin produces in a number of diseases. It begins as red, raised tiny blisters containing a clear fluid atop red, elevated plaques. Continue reading

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Our Miracle Treatment for Eczema – The Hill Hangout

Posted: June 17, 2018 at 2:44 am

My little Pitter Pat has suffered with eczema since she was a baby. And listen, folks, I dont use the term suffer lightly. It has been the biggest source of physical pain and misery she has had in her five years Continue reading

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13 Good Foods for Eczema Sufferers – Top Eczema Treatments

Posted: June 16, 2018 at 1:41 am

Today I wanted to have a look at13 good foods that can help treat eczema naturally. Eczema, or Atopic Dermatitis, is a condition which causes the skin to become inflamed and irritated. While extremely common in children, still affects around 10% of the adult population totaling over 30 million people in the United States alone. Continue reading

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Eczema on face: Best creams and what to avoid

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Our faces are, for most of us, the last place we want to have eczema. It is our most distinguishing body part which we generally spend the most amount of time caring for. We preen it, we nurture it, and we are identified by it. Continue reading

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Home Remedies for Eczema – Treatment & Cure – Natural …

Posted: June 9, 2018 at 6:29 pm

What is Eczema?Eczema is a skin condition, which is also referred to as dermatitis. This condition is very common among babies and young children Continue reading

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Atopic dermatitis | American Academy of Dermatology

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Carefully following a customized treatment plan often helps relieve severe AD. If you’re living with severe atopic dermatitis (AD), relief is possible. With help from a board-certified dermatologist, you can get a treatment plan that will help you: AD is the most common type of eczema Continue reading

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