Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. Dermatitis actually refers to a number of skin conditions that inflame the skin. Dermatitis is characterized by skin that may be red, swollen, blistered, scabbed, scaly, oozing, or itchy. Some types of dermatitis are caused by allergies, while the majority do not have any known causes. There are many types of dermatitis that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
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