Which activities should people with nummular dermatitis avoid?

Updated: Aug 16, 2019
  • Author: Jami L Miller, MD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Activities that heat or dry the skin worsen the pruritus and the eruption. Resting in a cool, moist environment is therapeutic. Heat, soap, drying conditions, and irritating activities should be avoided. Extreme cold may also exacerbate nummular eczema.


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