Dermatitis Definition

Dermatitis refers to an inflammation of the skin resulting from a variety of different causes. 

Symptoms of dermatitis may include: 
• Red rash, bumps or a burn-like rash on the skin
• Itchy, painful or burning skin
• Blisters and draining fluid

Two common types of dermatitis include atopic dermatitis (eczema) and contact dermatitis.

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