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Should I talk to my doctor about my dermatitis symptoms?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Dermatitis can often be treated at home with corticosteroid creams. However, if you've tried to treat it and have been unsuccessful, you should call a doctor. You should also visit with a doctor if your dermatitis is keeping you awake at night or interfering with your regular activities. Also, call your doctor if your skin causes you pain, or if you think you might have an infection.

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