Allergic Contact Dermatitis
—Experienced when something you touch causes an allergic reaction resulting in a pink or red itchy rash including Poison Ivy, metal jewelry, skin care products, fragrances, hair dyes, latex rubber, and formaldehyde. Irritant Contact Dermatitis
— Experienced when a harsh substance like soaps, skin care products, or chemicals aggravate the skin. The most common form of irritant contact dermatitis is over-washing the hands with a substance that causes the skin to become dry and damaged. Seborrheic Dermatitis
—Seborrheic Dermatitis is recognized as a greasy and yellow or red colored scaling on the face, scalp, ears, chest or genitals. It is often seen in infants but may occur in patients of any age. Found typically on the nose or eyebrows or on the scalp as dandruff, Seborrheic Dermatitis can be aggravated by stress or cold seasons Nummular Dermatitis
— Experienced in both men and women, Nummular Dermatitis can cause coin-shaped red plaques often found on legs, hands, and torso. Symptoms can be aggravated by dry environments or taking frequent showers Atopic Dermatitis —
Also known as “Eczema”, Atopic Dermatitis is usually hereditary and associated with stress, asthma, and allergies. Symptoms include skin that is itchy, red, scaly and sometimes blistered. If left untreated, Atopic Dermatitis can lead to a more aggravated case. Dr. Schwartz will look at your skin to find a defect in the barrier which is preventing moisture to absorb and allowing germs to enter.