Dry Skin Dermatitis

Skin DermatitisIt is often difficult to distinguish the difference between a skin rash dermatitis and eczema, which is referred to as atopic dermatitis. Dermatitis, which is a general term meaning an inflammation of the skin is a common condition. Keep reading to learn more about how to get a pre-diagnosis of your condition. We will tell you how to perform a pre-doctor’s visit, self-diagnosis by looking at dry skin dermatitis pictures to compare and by providing you with a list of the symptoms, as well.

There are various forms of dermatitis and each type consists of different symptoms and treatments, as well. These forms include atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, generalized exfoliative dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, and others.

There are several types of informative pictures that show actual cases of seborrheic dermatitis skin, pictures of those affected by skin contact dermatitis, online photos of generalized exfoliative dermatitis and atopic dermatitis pictures, as well. These pictures can be used as a guide to compare the rash you or someone you know may be experiencing. Occasionally a person may be affected by both of these conditions at the same time.

Generalized exfoliative dermatitis is a condition that affects nearly the entire surface of the skin. This condition can be caused by a reaction to certain prescription drugs and is also caused by lymphoma (cancer of the lymph nodes). Symptoms may vary and might affect people in different ways; however, some symptoms might include reddening of the skin, scaling, thickened skin, itching, swollen lymph nodes, fever, or loss of fluids and proteins from damaged skin.

Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is primarily found on the face, hands, feet, and the underside of elbows and knees and results in extremely dry, itchy skin. Those affected with this atopic dermatitis condition will experience an itchy, dry rash on those areas of the skin. Looking at dry skin dermatitis pictures will help to provide a better indication than simply knowing the symptoms, as well.

Seborrheic dermatitis affects a smaller amount of the population and the symptoms appear in white or yellow flaky scales on the oily parts of the body including the scalp, the inner ear, the eyebrows, eyelids, the lips, and this condition is also commonly found in creases or folds around the body. Treatment of this condition might consist of simple home care by purchasing shampoos with active ingredients for fighting dandruff. If the condition is more severe, it may require a doctor’s care in which the care provider could administer a prescription-medicated shampoo or occasionally treatment in the form of a steroid is used. If the condition persists, contact your doctor for more information.

Look at pictures of others with dermatitis conditions, such as, skin contact dermatitis and those photos of people affected with seborrheic dermatitis skin. We hope you have received some informative material by reading this guide about the various forms of skin rash dermatitis.