The skin may develop an allergic reaction when it touches something that you are allergic to or something that irritates it. Dermatitis is an acute or chronic inflammation of the skin with symptoms such as rash, blisters, red patches and itching of the skin.
This is a very common form of dermatitis that affects most people at some point in life, usually on the hands. Exposure to an irritant can cause damage to the outer layer of skin resulting in redness, itching and burning. Potential sources of irritants and allergens include
This is another name for eczema. Atopic dermatitis is the most common type of eczema, a term used to describe an itchy rash. "Atopic" means a tendency to develop allergy conditions.
The most common symptoms are a red, itchy rash and dry and easy to irritate skin. Scratching or rubbing can make the itching and rash worse and even cause the skin to blister and ooze a clear or light yellow fluid. When this happens, the rash can become infected
Firstly, we’ll look at your rash, ask about your symptoms and ask about you and your parent’s history of asthma and allergies. Then we’ll try to find out the cause of the rash by asking about your contact with things that may irritate your skin, such as soaps, detergents, skin care products and wool clothing. If we think an allergy may have caused your dermatitis, you may be advised to do allergy testing to find out what you may be allergic to