Dermatitis

Dermatitis is an infection of the skin. The skin may become itchy and progress to a bumpy red rash that may become tender. There may also be pus-filled blisters that are usually found surrounding hair follicles.
What is Dermatitis?

The term dermatitis refers to inflammation of the skin and is usually characterized by a rash, itching and skin lesions such as blisters or pustules that may leak and crust over. A sensation of tingling, burning and stinging are other typical features.

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Study shows faster uptake of chemicals in people with a genetically weakened skin barrier

Study shows faster uptake of chemicals in people with a genetically weakened skin barrier

Trinity researchers discover key mechanism underlying bacterial skin colonization in atopic dermatitis

Trinity researchers discover key mechanism underlying bacterial skin colonization in atopic dermatitis

Multisystem immune-related adverse events linked with improved survival from immunotherapy in NSCLC

Multisystem immune-related adverse events linked with improved survival from immunotherapy in NSCLC

Sunscreen should be worn by all to protect against skin cancer and premature aging

Sunscreen should be worn by all to protect against skin cancer and premature aging

Patients with atopic dermatitis more likely to have autoimmune diseases

Patients with atopic dermatitis more likely to have autoimmune diseases

Decades of research into racial, ethnic health disparities fail to resolve disproportionate health outcomes

Decades of research into racial, ethnic health disparities fail to resolve disproportionate health outcomes

Study: Cannabidiol molecule contains more potent antioxidants

Study: Cannabidiol molecule contains more potent antioxidants

Masks can cause more problems in people with skin allergies

Masks can cause more problems in people with skin allergies

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Antibiotics administered before age 2 are linked to ongoing conditions

Elastic-free facial masks could benefit individuals with contact dermatitis during COVID-19

Elastic-free facial masks could benefit individuals with contact dermatitis during COVID-19

Vitamin D supplements ease symptoms of severe atopic dermatitis in children

Vitamin D supplements ease symptoms of severe atopic dermatitis in children

Allergen-depleted, anti-inflammatory fragrance can be used in moisturizers for dry skin sufferers

Allergen-depleted, anti-inflammatory fragrance can be used in moisturizers for dry skin sufferers

New therapeutic approach brings hope for treating psoriasis

New therapeutic approach brings hope for treating psoriasis

Study identifies 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis, eczema

Study identifies 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis, eczema

Anti-inflammatory mediator may play key role in wound healing

Anti-inflammatory mediator may play key role in wound healing

Researchers identify a new way to prevent skin reactions in cancer patients

Researchers identify a new way to prevent skin reactions in cancer patients

New efficacies of Ganoderma lucidum as anti-inflammatory agent for the skin

New efficacies of Ganoderma lucidum as anti-inflammatory agent for the skin

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

NIH awards grants for using bioengineered models to improve clinical trial design

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Allergic immune response against bacteria is not pathological but protective

Gene variants help explain link between skin condition and food allergies

Gene variants help explain link between skin condition and food allergies