Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that has many causes and occurs in many forms. It usually involves an itchy rash on swollen, reddened skin. Symptoms of dermatitis include redness, itching, and in some cases blistering. More serious dermatitis may result in crusty scales, painful cracks. Dermatitis is a common condition that's not contagious and usually isn't life-threatening. Even so, it can make you feel uncomfortable and self-conscious.
From 1967 through 2001, there were a total of 2,024,215 live births in Norway. Among these, 1,760,821 (87%) met the inclusion criteria. The researchers identified 9,349 (0.5 %) cases of asthma and 6,930 (0.4 %) cases of severe atopic dermatitis (AD).
Doctor may diagnose dermatitis after talking to patient about signs and symptoms and by examining skin and May also suggest doing a skin biopsy or other tests, most common is Patch Testing. The treatment for dermatitis varies, depending on the cause and each person's experience of the condition. The cornerstone of most dermatitis treatment plans includes Applying corticosteroid creams, Applying certain creams or lotions that affect your immune system. Exposing the affected area to controlled amounts of natural or artificial light (phototherapy).
Scientists in Norway are working on A Comparison study of moisturizing creams in prevention of relapse of atopic dermatitis (AD). Study with Canoderm containing moisturiser as active substance in comparison with the reference cream without active substance.