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Is dermatitis very contagious?
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Dr. Margaret Mann
Dermatology
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In brief: Depends on cause
Eczema or dermatitis are general terms we use to describe a group of inflammed skin conditions that causes chronic, itchy rashes.
Types of eczema include: allergic, contact, irritant, nummular eczema, and many others. For the most part, these are not contagious but rather may involve a person's overactive immune system in the presence of certain conditions, materials or allergens.

In brief: Depends on cause
Eczema or dermatitis are general terms we use to describe a group of inflammed skin conditions that causes chronic, itchy rashes.
Types of eczema include: allergic, contact, irritant, nummular eczema, and many others. For the most part, these are not contagious but rather may involve a person's overactive immune system in the presence of certain conditions, materials or allergens.
Dr. Margaret Mann
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Depends on what kind
Depends on what kind of dermatitis.
That's a very nonspecific term for any rash of the skin. Sone rashes are infectious in nature such as tinea corporis (ringworm) or impetigo (staph infection).

In brief: Depends on what kind
Depends on what kind of dermatitis.
That's a very nonspecific term for any rash of the skin. Sone rashes are infectious in nature such as tinea corporis (ringworm) or impetigo (staph infection).
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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