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A 43-year-old member asked:

Can you explain if it's possible to cure skin allergies and dermatitis?

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Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
Allergy and Immunology 14 years experience
Depends: Contact dermatitis can be cured by removing the offending agents. Other type of dermatitis tends to be chronic.

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How to cure skin allergies and dermatitis?

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Dr. Thomas Shen
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Moisturize: For eczema, whether allergic or not moisturization is the key. Soak in the bath until wrinkly, then apply a barrier cream to problem areas. Allergy testing can determine if food is the cause, or if you are Atopic (allergic) in general and prone to eczema.
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Is it possible to develop skin allergies?

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Dr. Joel Selter
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Skin allergies: Yes. Many persons develop allergic contact dermatitis to chemicals that they come in contact with such as nail polish, hair dye or the metal in jewelry or watches. The list is endless.

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