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Knowing the Several Causes for Dermatitis


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Knowing the Several Causes for Dermatitis

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  2. 2. Knowing the Several Causes for Dermatitis Before knowing the several causes for dermatitis it is important to realize what the term dermatitis really means. The term dermatitis usually refers to eczema, thus the term dermatitis eczema. It is a blanket term for the several kinds of skin inflammations. Simply put, dermatitis is a collective term for different types of skin ailments related to eczema.
  3. 3. Sub-diseases The knowledge of the several causes for dermatitis would not be sufficient without knowing the "sub-diseases" involved. Eczema and dermatitis encompass the atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, dyshidrotic dermatitis, hand dermatitis, neurodermatitis , nummular dermatitis, occupational dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis and the stasis dermatitis.
  4. 4. Baffle Medical Professionals The ultimate factors, which can be classified as the causes for dermatitis still baffle medical professionals. However, there are certain elements that can contribute to the causes for dermatitis. These factors can sometimes trigger or worsen dermatitis and its types. An instance of the immune system reacting to environmental and emotional triggers can cause dermatitis. This would eventually lead to the occurrence of the basic symptom of dermatitis, which is an itchy rash on the skin.
  5. 5. Unique Set Of Disturbances People with dermatitis may experience unique set of disturbances that might have led to the onset of the disease. The most common causes for dermatitis may include: changes in the temperature or the overall humidity, allergies, severe emotion of stress and other infections of any kind. There are irritants produced by chemicals that may also cause dermatitis. These irritants normally come from pesticides, paint strippers, alcohol, astringents, perfumes, detergents and other household cleaners.
  6. 6. Dermatitis And Eczema Cloth fabrics, i.e. wool, can also be classified as the causes for dermatitis. However, these irritants are categorized as physical irritants. Dermatitis and eczema occurs in both children and adults but usually exhibits during infancy. Through this fact, the causes for dermatitis are theorized to involve allergies that are passed through the family. People who are genetically predisposed to the disease show signs of the ailment through exposure to the environment.
  7. 7. Preventing the Causes for Dermatitis The causes for dermatitis can be prevented through simple precautions. Frequently moisturizing the skin, avoiding sudden changes in the temperature or humidity and reducing stress are some of the common measures to avoid the onset of the disease. Staying away from the common irritants, harsh soaps, detergents and solvents are also helpful since these are the common causes for dermatitis.
  8. 8. Avoiding These Foods Are Necessary Those who have been diagnosed with a pre-existing allergy must immediately prevent themselves from interacting to the factors that may cause their allergy such as molds, pollens, dust mites, and animal dander. There are also certain foods that may stimulate allergic reactions, which can often develop to dermatitis. Avoiding these foods are necessary to prevent the development of dermatitis.
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