|SKIN THERAPY - HOUSEWIVES|
Jewellery Dermatitis (Nickel Allergy)
This is a very common skin disorder that can arise from doing housework. It can occur as an irritation to the skin (irritant contact dermatitis) or as an allergic reaction to some agent (allergic contact dermatitis).
The common offending agents are.
Fungal infections may affect the nails causing them to become brittle or thick. In some cases the nail is completely destroyed. Fungal infection which occurs between the fingers (in the webbing) appears as a red, flaky rash accompanied with itching, causing great distress. Both conditions occur because of excessive exposure of the hands to water. Thus, fungal infection is very often observed in housewives because of the nature of their work.
Dermatitis (Nickel Allergy)
This condition develops when a person becomes allergic to nickel and on contact with the metal, develops a red, itchy rash followed by tiny water blisters and peeling of skin.
Causes Of Jewellery Dermatitis
The following is a list of items containing nickel, exposure to any of which aggravates the skin condition
This is another skin condition commonly occurring in women. Hyperpigmentation as such is not a disease. It is a symptom (like fever),
which can be associated with disorders like: