From the symptoms it can be contact dermatitis or eczema. Eczema is a form of
chronic dermatitis (rash
).Allergic reaction is one of
the important causes of
eczema. Allergic reaction can occur to strong soaps, Solvents, chemicals, certain foods, food additives, plants, metals, cosmetics, even urine and faeces of
some animals (dust mites).
The mainstay of
management is liberal use of
moisturizers after washing with luke warm water. Soap should be used minimally.