What is dermatitis? Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin (derma = skin, itis = inflammation). Often classified alongside eczema, some people define dermatitis as the acute condition, and eczema as the chronic condition. There are two main types of dermatitis: Atopic dermatitis (flares up all over the skin; often inherited; common in children and teenagers) Contact dermatitis (flares up where irritants or allergens come into contact with sensitive skin) Other types of dermatitis … [Read more...]
There are many types of dermatitis. The different kinds usually have in common an allergic reaction to specific allergens. The term often describes eczema, psoriasis, persistent spots and other skin issues.
Contact dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition, and a type of eczema. It’s most common when the skin comes into contact with a substance it doesn’t agree with, causing the skin to become itchy, bumpy, dry and red. It can also cause the skin to take on a patchy appearance, which is due to a lack of moisture. What is Contact Dermatitis? There are two different types of eczema – allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis. As the name suggests, allergic contact dermatitis … [Read more...]
Dermatitis is a skin problem that’s similar to eczema, with several different strains. It’s most commonly caused by an allergic reaction, although this isn’t the only cause. With symptoms ranging from red rashes appearing on the skin, to the skin swelling up, symptoms vary depending on the type of dermatitis you have, and consequently the severity of the symptoms you’re suffering from. Cold Processed Soap The deep cleansing therapy bar is an ideal product to use for dermatitis, as it’s a … [Read more...]
Contact Dermatitis can be initiated either by an irritant such as some soaps and detergents, acid or alkaline materials solvents and chemicals. Or allergic reaction to almost anything you are prone to, IE Cats and Dogs and a host of other surfaces, animal and mineral. The term Dermatitis covers a whole host of skin related problems and is derived from the Greek “Derma” which means “Skin” and “itis” which means “Inflammation”. Hence Dermatitis is often referred to as an inflammation of the … [Read more...]