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What is dermatitis?

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What is dermatitis? When the skin becomes irritated and inflamed, the resulting condition is called dermatitis. The expression dermatitis, which is often used interchangeably with eczema, simply means an inflammation of the skin. Some common types of dermatitis are:  lichen simplex chronicus (neuro-dermatitis), Atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, stasis dermatitis, Seborrheic dermatitis, nummular Dermatitis and perioral Dermatitis. Contact dermatitis is the result of contact with a substance to which one is allergic. For example, exposure to […]