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Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more


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Biopsy petechiae right arm: spongiotic psoriasiform dermatitis w/purpura. Drug eruption in a pt. W/underlying psoriasis or eruptive psoriasis exacerbated by a drug. What does this mean? Drug allergy?

Biopsy petechiae right arm: spongiotic psoriasiform dermatitis w/purpura. Drug eruption in a pt. W/underlying psoriasis or eruptive psoriasis exacerbated by a drug. What does this mean? Drug allergy?

See your doctor: This is what is called a "descriptive" path report. In these cases we construct a list of conditions that can produce this type of reaction pattern then try to narrow it down if possible. In these cases a good solid history needs to be taken to identify any possible cause (drug or other). I am afraid this can be a challenging process and sometimes we do not find the actual diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is psoriasiform spongiotic dermatitis?

What is psoriasiform spongiotic dermatitis?

Not a diagnosis: This is a non-specific description of a skin biopsy. It can be useful only when used with clinical correlation by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Can a skin biopsy showing psoriasisiform dermitis confirm a suspected case of psoriatic arthritis?

Can a skin biopsy showing psoriasisiform dermitis confirm a suspected case of psoriatic arthritis?

Not for sure: The doctor might choose to perform a skin biopsy in order to rule out other possible skin conditions, sexually transmitted diseases, or infections. With a skin biopsy, the doctor may order a series of lab tests to determine whether certain bacteria, viruses, or fungi are present. ...Read more

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What are contact dermatitis symptoms?

What are contact dermatitis symptoms?

Itching.: Itching, itching, itching, itching; that's the hallmark symptom of contact dermatitis. Unless it's allowed to get secondarily infected, and then it hurts. ...Read more

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What are nummular dermatitis symptoms?

What are nummular dermatitis symptoms?

Nummular derm: Topical steroids are effective. Less erythematous, less pruritic lesions may be treated with low-potency (class iii-vi) steroids. Severely inflamed lesions with intense erythema, vesicles, and pruritus require high-potency (class i-ii) preparations. Penetration of the medication is enhanced by occlusion or presoaking in a tub of plain water followed immediately (without drying) by application. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of perioral dermatitis?

What are symptoms of perioral dermatitis?

Perioral dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis mainly around the mouth. It mostly occurs in women, although a distinct papular variant occurs in children.The clinical and histologic features of the perioral dermatitis lesions resemble those of rosacea. Patients require systemic and/or topical treatment, an evaluation of the underlying factors, and reassurance. ...Read more

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Dyshidrotic dermatitis: are there many symptoms?

Dyshidrotic dermatitis: are there many symptoms?

DYSHIDROTIC RASH: DYSHIDROTIC DERMATITIS IS A BLISTERY ERUPTION ON THE PALMS AND SOLES. THE BLISTERS ARE USUALLY SMALL. THE ITCHING COULD BE VERY SEVERE. IT IS NOT CONTAGIOUS. OFTEN VERY DIFFICULT TO TREAT. . . ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of dermatitis herpetiformis?

What are the symptoms of dermatitis herpetiformis?

Herpetic dermatitis: Intense ithing and rash are the only symptoms of this condition. The itching is uncontrolable, and has to be diagnosed and treated. It presents with chronic skin eruption, with blisters filled with watery fluid. It gives intense itch and you can not stop yourself from scraching, and sometimes you may scratch off the blisters. The symptoms are intermittently chronic. Three stages1rash2vescicles3 healing. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis?

What are the symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis?

Seborrheic Derm: Seborrheic dermatitis (seb-o-ree-ik der-muh-ti-tis) is a common skin disorder that mainly affects your scalp, causing scaly, itchy, red skin and stubborn dandruff. In infants, seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp is known as cradle cap. Seborrheic dermatitis can also affect your face, upper chest, back and other areas of your body that have many oil (sebaceous) glands. ...Read more

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Symptoms and treatments of penis seborhorrc dermatitis?

Symptoms and treatments of penis seborhorrc dermatitis?

Same as other areas: Http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/seborrheic-dermatitis/basics/treatment/con-20031872 Nice summary of treatments for seb derm Hope this helps. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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How can I tell if my symptoms are contact dermatitis?

How can I tell if my symptoms are contact dermatitis?

Avoidance: If avoidance of the causative allergen or irritant results in clearing of the rash then it may be contact dermatitis. An allergist or dermatologist can do patch testing to identify the culprit. ...Read more

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What symptoms of contact dermatitis are the most important?

What symptoms of contact dermatitis are the most important?

Itching.: Despite its often nasty appearance contact dermatitis rarely becomes secondarily infected. But the itching can be intense and persist for days to weeks. Your physician can help. ...Read more

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What are the common contact dermatitis symptoms a child could have?

What are the common contact dermatitis symptoms a child could have?

A few examples are..: Itchy rash over lower abdomen from nickel allergy (belt buckle), itchy rash mimicking athlete's feet (lether allergy from shoe), and classic one such as poison ivy dermatitis. ...Read more

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Symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

Symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

Itching.: Atopic dermatitis is an itch that rashes (as opposed to a rash that itches) - it's the itching that comes first, and scratching it that causes the rash. The itchiest areas are typically crooks of arms, backs of knees, and sides of neck, although other areas can be involved. Most kids outgrow it, although an unfortunate minority do not. Treatment depends on location and severity. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

What are the symptoms of atopic dermatitis?

rash from scratchin: Most of the time, the main symptom is intensely itchy skin that causes the person to scratch. The scratching can cause patches of red rashes, often in the bends of the elbows and knees, or other joints; sometimes on the face, hands and feet; sometimes all over the body. If you keep scratching, you can get bleeding and skin lines (lichenification), and superficial skin infections that are painful. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like atopic dermatitis go away quickly?

Do symptoms like atopic dermatitis go away quickly?

Not usually: Atopic dermatitis is usually a chronic condition, characterized by flares and remissions, requiring ongoing management. ...Read more

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Hi, Is peri oral dermatitis contagious? I have been started on lymecycline, when can I expect to see results of my symptoms disappearing? Georgi

Hi, Is peri oral dermatitis contagious? I have been started on lymecycline, when can I expect to see results of my symptoms disappearing? Georgi

Depends on cause: Perioral dermatitis means irritation of the skin by the mouth. By itself it is not contagious. However, there are many causes for dermatitis, some of which are infectious in nature. So what is the cause of the dermatitis in your case? Do you have a diagnosis of the cause? While limecycline is an antibiotic, it is also used to treat skin diseases like acne, so that is not enough to answer ur questi ...Read more

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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more