Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. Dermatitis actually refers to a number of skin conditions that inflame the skin. Dermatitis is characterized by skin that may be red, swollen, blistered, scabbed, scaly, oozing, or itchy. Some types of dermatitis are caused by allergies, while the majority do not have any known causes.
Many types of dermatitis require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.