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What increases my risk for dermatitis?
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: 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 going on, it is impossible to recommend treatment. Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema.

In brief: 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 going on, it is impossible to recommend treatment. Even if you are using "dermatitis" as a synonym for "eczema" (as some do), the possibilities are still too broad, since there are so many different kinds of eczema.
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