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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Medications for Skin Conditions
... Medications used to treat skin conditions include topical and oral medications. Some common topical treatments for skin conditions include: Antibacterials—These medicines, including Bactroban or Cleoc...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Complications
... Sometimes, the open sores and fissures that can occur with dermatitis can become infected. A milder form of infection is impetigo, usually due to staphylococci bacteria. Having atopic dermatitis also ...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Treatment of dermatitis varies, depending on the cause: Contact dermatitis. Treatment consists primarily of identifying what''s causing your irritation and then avoiding it. Sometimes, creams containi...
Source: MayoClinic

Self-care
... These steps can help you manage dermatitis: Avoid scratching whenever possible. Cover the itchy area with a dressing, if you can''t keep from scratching it. Trim nails and wear gloves at night. Dress ...
Source: MayoClinic

Self-care
... These steps can help you manage dermatitis: Avoid scratching whenever possible. Cover the itchy area with a dressing, if you can''t keep from scratching it. Trim nails and wear gloves at night. Dress ...
Source: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

   

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