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.