What Is Nummular Dermatitis?

Q:
What is nummular dermatitis?

A:
Nummular dermatitis is a type of dermatitis that looks like coins. It can appear in any age, and it usually appear on men between 55-65. Treating it is quite difficult. Nobody knows the cause of it but it seems to run in families.

People with nummular dermatitis may have following symptoms:

  • Coin-shaped lesions on arms, legs, torso or hands.
  • Itching.
  • Burning.
  • Oozing.
  • Red, pinkish or brown, scaly and inflamed skin around the lesions.

If you find that you have symptoms above, you had better consult your doctor at once. Your doctor will diagnose you and find a suitable treatment for you. Although it is difficult to treat, most people having nummular dermatitis will completely clear up.

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