Dermatitis is among the most common skin issues and can affect adults and kids at any time of the year. As a matter of fact, OneSkin Dermatology treats patients with this condition year-round. Dermatitis is a basic term for a skin condition that could present itself in a number of distinct ways. The most obvious symptoms are flaky, crusty, itchy, red, and at times blistered skin. You may have heard of eczema, which is a common type of dermatitis, also called atopic dermatitis. However, there are other kinds, including seborrheic dermatitis and contact dermatitis. Particular health conditions, genetics, diet, materials, asthma, and allergies may lead to dermatitis. Board-certified dermatologist Rachel Day, M.D. can evaluate your skin in her Chambersburg, PA office, decide what's causing the breakout, and then recommend a proper therapy and a regimen to follow to prevent additional flare-ups.
"I was recently seen by Dr. Day for a full body skin check and a cosmetic evaluation. She was so friendly and knowledgeable which made my experience great. I was provided a through description on each product or procedure I was interested in. I also required a biopsy and the process for that service went well. Overall with the services I received, the staff, the doctor, cleanliness, and education my experience was great. In addition to everything I had previously stated the office is so beautiful. Dr. Day did a great job with her interior design. I highly recommend Dr. Day at OneSkin Dermatology. What a great addition to Chambersburg."- C.T. / Facebook / Jan 21, 2020
"I can not say enough good things about my experience at OneSkin! Dr. Day is so nice, knowledgeable, and makes you feel so comfortable. Her office is beautiful!! I am having great results with her laser hair removal and I am very satisfied with everything. I am excited to get more services here!"- K.S. / Google / Jan 10, 2020
"Great first experience at a dermatologist. Dr Day was thorough and quick to give answers to any questions I had. Nicely decorated office with proficient staff, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend OneSkin Dermatology to a friend."- R.H. / Google / Jan 08, 2020
"Dr. Day's practice is just what Franklin County needs. Dr. Day is very patient, kind and thorough. She takes the time to answer all the questions of each of patient. It's a very warm and inviting experience from the first phone call right down to the unique and beautiful environment of her office. I was very impressed and would highly recommend OneSkin Dermatology to anyone and everyone."- L.H. / Google / Dec 18, 2019
"The new office is very welcoming and very nicely decorated. The staff and the doctor are very professional and very knowledgeable. I would highly recommend this doctor and staff to family and friends."- R.H. / Google / Nov 16, 2019
Many factors can cause dermatitis conditions. The top causes of atopic dermatitis are aging, sensitive skin, germs, ecological variables, and immune system issues. Contact dermatitis is caused by a negative reaction to specific substances and products, such as detergents, soaps, jewelry, and cleaning chemicals. Seborrheic dermatitis symptoms can get worse or better, depending on the season. Because of this, scientists think this dermatitis may be linked to yeast found within the skin's oil secretion.
Due to the many types of dermatitis, symptoms can occur in a variety of ways. Usually starting in infancy, atopic dermatitis shows up as an itchy, red rash in the front part of the neck, behind the knees, and in the creases of the elbows. Contact dermatitis occurs when you make contact with a product that produces an allergic reaction or otherwise irritates your skin. This can look like a red rash that may itch, burn or sting, and possibly blister. With seborrheic dermatitis, red skin, scaly spots, and dandruff are typical.
Because every individual's dermatitis symptoms are unique, the treatment methods may differ considerably. An examination by Dr. Day can help determine the best course of treatment. Sometimes, Dr. Day can prescribe corticosteroid lotions to be applied on the affected regions. Some individuals find relief with calcineurin inhibitors, which are lotions or creams that can address underlying immune system problems. Other individuals benefit from light therapy. With light therapy, the skin is subjected to a specific quantity of light to help clear it.
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Dermatitis can be uncomfortable, and in serious cases, it can make it difficult to perform daily activities. To take charge of your skin condition and regain your quality of life, get in touch with OneSkin Dermatology in Chambersburg, PA to set up your appointment with Dr. Rachel Day today.