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Retinoid dermatitis

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Depends on rash: If the rash is acne-like, then the retin a (tretinoin) should be put on. However, if there is an open rash, drainage, crusting or any type of open sor... Read More

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Not specific enough: "dermatitis" just means "inflammation of the skin". In other words, pretty much every rash is a "dermatitis". Without a more specific idea of what is ... Read More
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Dermatitis: A number of health conditions, allergies, genetic factors, physical and mental stressors, and irritants can cause dermatitis.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Yes & No: In skin biopsy, spongotic findings only mean that there are fluid present and not a finding for a specific skin disease.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Yes: In most cases, dermatitis is treatable, but there are many different reasons for dermatitis, i.e. Infection rash, sunburn, chemical exposure. Dermatit... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Drugs/allergies: This type of dermatitis is often caused by medications or allergic reactions. See your dermatologist to help you sort out what may be the cause in you... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Damian Cornacchia
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Variable: Dermatitis is a broad term meaning "inflammation of the skin" there are some conditions mostly microbial(virus/bacteria) that are spread by direct co... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Stasis dermatitis: Skin changes which result from deposition of iron from sluggish return of blood due to varicose veins and/or venous insufficiency. Compression stockin... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology 23 years experience
Skin inflammation: Eczema is the formal term for dermatitis, which means skin inflammation. When most people talk about eczema, they are really referring to atopic derm... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
Dermatology 54 years experience
Microscopic diagnosi: Lichenoid is a descriptive word which is related to a kind of inflammatory reaction in the skin which resembles lichen planus.

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