Essay On Dermatitis

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Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin when the skin becomes dry, red, scaly, flaky, itchy, and can be blistered. The skin becomes hard, thickened and cracked, swelled, especially in the eyes, face, or groin areas. Skin can appear darkened or leathery, extreme itching and sun sensitive.
The most vulnerable parts of the body are the hands, the forearms and face. Eczema is the different name of dermatitis
Occupational dermatitis is a skin disease caused by contact the skin with some substances in the workplace. It is named contact dermatitis. Normally the protective layer is worn away and constantly being regenerated. The problem arises where the damage skin has not time to repair.
We have two kinds of contact dermatitis: contact irritant …show more content…

People whose hands are frequently exposed to water, such as healthcare workers, often experience irritant contact dermatitis of the hands. About 80% of contact dermatitis are irritant one. The skin can be damaged in several ways i.e. detergents, soaps, bleach which can remove the protective oily layer and so leave the skin unprotected. Physical damage appears when the skin is cut or teared. This can break the protective layer and allow substances …show more content…

Irritant dermatitis is dose related. Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when the skin develops an allergic reaction after being exposed to a foreign substance. Because of the contact with allergic substation, the body release inflammatory chemicals. They can make the skin feel itchy and irritated. The time from the first contact to development of allergy reaction can vary from days, months or even years.
There are several factors increasing risk of being allergic i.e. what kind of substance it is, what kind of contact it was and the vulnerability of the

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