What Is Exfoliative Dermatitis?

Q:
What is exfoliative dermatitis?

A:
Exfoliative dermatitis is a disorder featuring redness and peeling of skin. It usually covers a large area. It is serious but not common. Complications of it may cause serious diseases or even death.

People with exfoliative dermatitis may have following symptoms:

  • Skin and nails changes.
  • Flu-like symptoms including fever and chills.
  • Skin shedding.
  • Severe symptoms including pneumonia, septicemia and heart failure.

If you have symptoms above, you had better consult your doctor at once. Exfoliative dermatitis can cause very dangerous complications and be fatal. Your doctor will diagnose you and provide timely and effective treatment.

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