Dermatitis is a broad term for irritation of the skin. It could be caused by exposures, allergies, genetics, and sometimes you do not know what the cause is. Dermatitis can occur quickly or become a chronic problem. Dermatitis of skin affects people of all ages from early infancy to well into our adult years. Symptoms can range from mild redness to severe itching of the skin. Altaire Clinic is here to help get your skin care needs addressed in a timely manner.