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Contact Dermatitis symptoms
Contact Dermatitis

Symptoms could include:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Vesicles are small, fluid-filled sacs that can appear on your skin. The fluid inside these vesicles may be clear, white, yellow, or mixed with blood.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A skin lesion is a part of the skin that has an abnormal appearance compared to the skin around it. Two types of skin lesions exist: primary and secondary.
    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
  • Skin redness (erythema) is abnormal redness of the skin, often signaling a pathological condition, such as inflammation, infection, or sunburn. Erythema, inflamed skin, flushing. Skin redness is skin...
    Source:HLCMS
  • A papule is an area of abnormal skin tissue that is less than 1 centimeter around. A papule has distinct borders, and it can appear in a variety of shapes. Papules are often called skin lesions, which are essentially changes in the color or textur...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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
  • Scaling skin is the loss of the outer layer of the epidermis in large, scale-like flakes. Desquamation, dropping of scales, exfoliating, flaking skin, peeling skin, scaly skin
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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
  • 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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