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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If dermatitis symptoms are making you miserable, an allergist / immunologist, often referred to as an allergist, can help. An allergist has advanced training and experience to determine what is causing your symptoms and prescribe a treatment plan to help you feel better and live better.


Courtesy of the The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI)

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