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Contact Dermatitis symptoms
Contact Dermatitis

Symptoms could include:

  • We'll tell you about some possible causes for rashes in children and adults and explain how rashes can be treated.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Dermatitis is a general term for skin inflammation. The skin will typically appear dry, swollen, and red. The condition can have many causes, but it's not contagious. Dermatitis can be uncomfortable for some. How itchy your skin may feel can range...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Itchy skin, also known as pruritus, is an irritating and uncontrollable sensation that makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling. The possible causes for itchiness range from internal illnesses, such as kidney or liver d...

    Source:HLCMS
  • A blister, which is also called a vesicle by medical professionals, is a raised portion of skin that is filled with fluid. You are probably familiar with blisters from wearing uncomfortable shoes for too long.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bullae are blisters that appear when fluid is trapped under a thin layer of your skin. Learn more about what causes them, and how to treat and prevent them.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A KOH exam will help your doctor determine whether you have a fungal infection on your skin. Learn more about the procedure.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Skin redness is skin that is abnormally red in color..
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • The medical term for scaling skin, desquamation, comes from the Latin desquamare, meaning “to scrape scales off a fish.” If you have seen or performed this activity, you understand what scaling skin is. The outer layer of skin becomes dry and flaky and peels away from the body in large pieces with the appearance of scales..
    Source:Healthline
    Date:November 30, 2007
  • Detecting changes in skin color is challenging because there is such a wide range of skin coloration in all individuals. Subtle changes like skin blanching may occur gradually over time, or there may be a sudden onset.
    Source:Healthline
    Date:October 31, 2007
  • Blanching of skin occurs when the skin becomes pale in response to gentle pressure. Blanched skin, skin blanches, skin turns white.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An itchy breast or nipple can seem like an embarrassing problem, but it happens to many people in their lifetime. There are several causes of an itchy breast or nipple, from skin irritation to rarer and more alarming causes, such as breast cancer.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An itchy scalp, or scalp pruritus, is a common problem that can cause frustrating symptoms, such as frequent scratching and discomfort. Sometimes itchy scalp is accompanied by visible signs, such as scabbed or flaking skin. Other times, your sc...

    Source:HLCMS
  • Hyperpigmentation is a condition that causes the skin to darken. It can occur in small patches. And it can cover large areas or affect the entire body. This condition usually isn't harmful, but it can be a symptom of another medical condition.
    Source:HLCMS
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