Dermatitis, which means skin inflammation, is a common chronic skin disorder. Though genetic in nature, it is not contagious in nature. If left untreated, it can lead to several complications.
- Food allergy
- Family history of dermatitis
- Weakened immune system
- Dry climate
- The most common symptom includes itchy and dry skin, dryness, redness, swelling and crusting of skin
- It often affects the skin creases of elbows, knees, neck, face, hands, feet, groin and around the anus.
- Itching may get worse during sleep hours
- In certain cases, the skin may become thick and leathery. It may be scarred from scratching
- In case the problem aggravates, it may lead to eye problems such as cataracts and conjunctivitis
- Severe form of the disease may also lead to anxiety and depression
- In case the problem gets severe, make sure you consult a dermatologist at the earliest
- You may be recommended to use non -prescription topical steroids to relieve minor itching.
- Phototherapy, wherein the affected area is exposed to artificial or natural light can also be suggested.
- Alternative therapies have also been found to be effective
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