A: ‘Dermatitis’ vs. ‘Eczema’. Lets take these words one at a time.
‘Dermatitis’ is a non-specific term. It refers to many inflammatory skin conditions, but especially to those diseases that affect the outer compartment of skin, the ‘epidermis’. One very common type of dermatitis is atopic dermatitis, which affects ~20% of infants and children and often occurs in otherwise “allergic” individuals, who have or later on develop asthma and/or hay fever.[Read more…] about Q: What Is Dermatitis? Is it The Same As Eczema?