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Contact Dermatitis (Definition)
Contact dermatitis is a condition in which there is irritation and swelling of the skin caused by direct contact with a specific substance. Itching, skin redness, and a skin rash are common symptoms.
Contact dermatitis: Itchy scally lesion usually provoked by contact with culprit causing factor, if every time you have conatct with metals like gold , chemicals, gloves, rubber, cosmotics , cloth etc...Then that is the type. Best rx is to avoid causative material and moderate or potent steroid cream , prescribed by physician ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: Contact dermatitis usually takes several days to improve, assuming you are no longer being exposed to the trigger. If you continue to be exposed to the cause, the rash can be ongoing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Scabies: Scabies has the following:itching, especially at night rashes, especially between the fingers sores (abrasions) on the skin from scratching and digging thin, pencil-mark lines on the skin mites may be more widespread on a baby's skin, causing pimples over the trunk, or small blisters over the palms and soles. In young children, the head, neck, shoulders, palms, and soles are involved. ...Read more
Itching.: Despite its often nasty appearance contact dermatitis rarely becomes secondarily infected. But the itching can be intense and persist for days to weeks. Your physician can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Took 10 day course of prednisone for what was diagnosed as contact dermatitis on abdomen. Abdominal skin now flushes daily. Related? What next?
Evaluation: You should see your dermatologist for treatment and evaluation. ...Read more
I'm currently getting patch tested for contact dermatitis. Can i take an antihistamine to relieve itching, or will that interfere with the test?
Yes: You can take antihistamines while getting patch tested as it does not significantly affect the reaction. ...Read more
Poison ivy, nickel.: Poison ivy, poison oak, poison sumac other plants nickel or other metals medications antibiotics, especially those applied to the surface of the skin (topical) topical anesthetics other medications rubber or latex cosmetics fabrics and clothing detergents solvents adhesives fragrances, perfumes other chemicals and substance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
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