Treat Dermatitis Naturally

Dermatitis in any sort of skin inflammation including contact dermatitis, nummular dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, or stasis dermatitis. It is caused by any number of things that cause irritation from allergies to contact with poison ivy or a bee sting. Some forms of dermatitis are also caused by living in dry weather, having eczema, stress, and heart failure.

 

How do I know if I have dermatitis?

  • Dry, red itchy skin
  • Plaque on the body
  • Eczema
  • Greasy red or yellow scaling
  • Swelling

 

How do I prevent dermatitis?

Then best way to prevent dermatitis is to avoid exposure to the allergens and irritants that cause it to flare up.

 

How can I treat dermatitis?

  • Cold compresses help to control the itching and swelling.
  • Use calamine lotion to control itching.
  • Don’t scratch. Cover hands with mittens.
  • Take a baking soda or oatmeal bath. They will help to moisturize skin and eliminate itching.
  • Keep a diary and keep a list of anything you touch or eat that may have caused an outbreak.
  • Wash new clothes before you wear them to eliminate dyes and other chemicals that could irritate skin.
  • Rinse your clothes twice when you wash them to remove any soap residue.
  • Use gentle, unscented soaps.
  • Moisturize throughout the day.
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