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What do I need to know about caring for someone with nummular dermatitis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner
When caring for someone with nummular dermatitis, it's important to reinforce good skincare habits. Make sure the person is taking any medications as directed, whether it's topical ointment or oral antibiotics. Also help the person avoid triggers, such as lanolin, certain medications, long baths, or rough or tight clothing. If air conditioning or heat is needed in the house, use a humidifier to make sure the air isn't too dry.

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