What is dermatitis in our pets? Although the dermatitis often incorrectly compare with eczema, dermatitis is actually an inflammation of the skin. Almost any rash can be grouped under the umbrella of dermatitis using this feature – including skin cancer, eczema and seborrhea. A rash of dermatitis for animal bites and is red and the amount of time the dermatitis has been present is determined as the eruption. For animals with dermatitis, scratching is perhaps the only source of relief, however this leads to injuries and just itching to get it to get worse as the condition progresses. What causes dermatitis? There are different types of dermatitis are responsible for a rash, these include: * dermatitis flea bite (caused by the residue of flea saliva into the skin of your pet) * Allergic contact dermatitis (sensitivity of your pet allergens such as bleaches, fertilizers, carpet cleaners and beads anti-flea) * atopic dermatitis (an allergic reaction that is accompanied by asthma, dry skin). * Scales seborrheic dermatitis (yellow, greasy, like dandruff on the skin of certain breeds – especially those with wrinkles or folds). * Autosensitizacion dermatitis (itchy rash that occurs in response to an intense inflammatory process somewhere in the body, especially fungal infections).
* Pyotraumatic dermatitis (often referred to as a “hot spot” – red, wet, hairless, painful, appears suddenly. This often licks and scratches at night, so the sudden appearance can be an unpleasant surprise) * Acros dog lick dermatitis (a skin condition fairly common in dogs. Affected dogs usually spend a considerable part of their day licking a particular point in the leg. An infected wound is eventually presented on the site). * Canine Scabies (an extremely irritating condition caused by the mite that affects the abdomen, chest, legs and ears) * Feline Scabies (similar to canine scabies, is a microscopic mite that infests the skin of cats that typically affect the orjas, face, and neck). With most types of dermatitis following symptoms may be observed: * Scratch persistent a particular area * Licking pattern of a particular area * Areas of scaly skin, rough, usually accompanied by hair loss.
Diagnosis of dermatitis is usually diagnosed dermatitis based on history and appearance of the rash. Your veterinarian will examine the affected area and if possible, the exact type of dermatitis is identified, although this may be difficult. Some skin tests may be performed to identify the contact or atopic dermatitis or a fungal infection. Help dermatitis If the measures to be taken to rid the home of fleas. Corticosteroids such as dexamethasone injection and oral antibiotics can be given to relieve the itching and swelling – but these medications can have effects secondary. Attention is necessary for hot spots on the skin to prevent infection. Be aware that topical steroids can have significant side effects and most require topical steroids to be prescribed by a healthcare provider. Many natural remedies. Herbs such as Matricaria recutita (German chamomile) are widely used as a cleansing herb, anti-inflammatory and soothing, while Galium aperine (cutters) is a cleansing tonic that helps to expel toxins from the body and therefore to attend treatment of chronic skin conditions such as eczema and allergic dermatitis. Marigold and graffiti can reduce swelling and are.