Dermatitis is a term literally meaning "inflammation of the skin". It is usually used to refer to eczema, which is also known as Dermatitis eczema. There are several different types. Usually all of them have in common an allergic reaction to specific allergens. Specific types of dermatitis (ICD-10 codes are provided where available.) (B65.3) cercarial dermatitis (L13.0) dermatitis herpetiformis (L20) atopic dermatitis (L21) seborrhoeic dermatitis (L23-L25) contact dermatitis (L23.7) urus ...
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Take the Itch Out of Winter
... The cold air outside and the dry heat inside combine to rob skin of its natural moisture, causing skin to become dry, scaly and itchy. Dry skin is most common among older people, whose skin is thinner...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Oh, My Itching Feet
... If you are experiencing itchiness on your feet that does not respond to treatment, you may have a shoe allergy. Such feet allergies are common, yet the symptoms are often overlooked or misdiagnosed, s...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Dermatitis
... Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. The word "dermatitis" is used to describe a number of different skin rashes that are caused by infections, allergies, and irritating substances. Th...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Understanding Eczema
... What is eczema? Eczema is a general term for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become inflamed, red, dry, and itchy. In some cases, a rash might develop in one area or over the entire body....
Source: Cleveland Clinic

How to Care for a Fungal Rash
... Who is at risk for developing a fungal rash? People who are more likely to develop a fungal rash include those who: are taking high-dose or long-term antibiotics or immunosuppressant drugs and/or have...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Overview
... Your skin is constantly exposed to the elements, making it susceptible to a variety of problems. Every year, more than 12 million people in the United States visit a doctor because of a skin rash, suc...
Source: MayoClinic

Handout on Health: Atopic Dermatitis
... This booklet is for people who have atopic dermatitis (often called "eczema"), parents and caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis, and others interested in learning more about the disease. The ...
Source: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

   

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