Nummular Dermatitis (Body Dermatitis, Nummular Eczema)

Serving Hamilton, Stoney Creek, Grimsby and surrounding areas

Numular Dermatitis:

General Recommendations:

  • Put a humidifier in the bedroom, especially in the winter
  • Use lukewarm water to bathe, hot water will dry out your skin
  • Rinse your laundry twice to remove detergent residue
  • Wear cotton clothes
  • Avoid wool as it irritates sensitive skin


  • Avoid harsh “anti-bacterial” soaps

Specific Medical Treatment:

  • A variety of creams, pills and other treatment options are available
  • Please, talk to your doctor about your treatment options