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How do you get rid of recurreing contact dermatitis?

How do you get rid of recurreing contact dermatitis?

Avoid the contactant: That may sound like a flippant answer, but the fact that your contact dermatitis is recurring means you are repeatedly coming in contact with the substance you are allergic to. It needs to be identified, if you don't already know what it is, and then you need to stay away from it. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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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Is there a way to get rid of contact dermatitis?

Is there a way to get rid of contact dermatitis?

Protect: Avoid things that make you break out, soaps & wetness. Wash your hands only when necessary. Wear gloves when needed. Wear clothes made of cotton. Bathe only with a small amount of mild unscented soap, such as dove. Keep the water temperature cool or warm, not hot. Use the medicine your doctor gave you. Use a plain moisturizer daily. Avoid scratching or rubbing the itchy area. Manage stress. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of contact dermatitis?

What is the best way to get rid of contact dermatitis?

Skin Irritants: A list of the top culprits that trigger skin reactions, or contact dermatitis. Some cause symptoms like redness, itchy skin, or inflammation.Some are triggered by an individual's allergy (contact allergic dermatitis) while other chemicals affect everyone (contact irritant dermatitis). http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/dirty-dozen#1 ...Read more

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What is the best course to get rid of contact dermatitis?

What is the best course to get rid of contact dermatitis?

Skin Irritants: A list of the top culprits that trigger skin reactions, or contact dermatitis. Some cause symptoms like redness, itchy skin, or inflammation.Some are triggered by an individual's allergy (contact allergic dermatitis) while other chemicals affect everyone (contact irritant dermatitis). http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/features/dirty-dozen#1 ...Read more

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And i would like to tell that i do get bad contact dermatitis...and im tired of all the gels and oinments and creams...How can i get rid of it...

And i would like to tell that i do get bad contact dermatitis...and im tired of all the gels and oinments and creams...How can i get rid of it...

Treatment: treatment involves gels ointments and creams only. there is no cure. if you can find out what is it that is causing the dermatitis such as maybe a certain type of metal, then avoiding it is the best treatment. ...Read more

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What can be done to get rid of hand contact dermatitis that was caused by washing my hands too much?

What can be done to get rid of hand contact dermatitis that was caused by washing my hands too much?

Reduce washing: The products used on hands often cause a dermatitis especially when they are washed excessively. If the frequency of washing cannot be reduced, consider using a hand lotion after each wash . On some chores, consider wearing non-latex gloves to cut down the washing. Avoid anti-bacterial and scented soaps. If sanitizer gel is used it contains a lotion. A topical cortisone may be used short-term ...Read more

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Sir,i believe i have contact dermatitis of scrotam.plz suggest treatment?

Sir,i believe i have contact dermatitis of scrotam.plz suggest treatment?

Dermatitis: What contact you think caused this? Most probably it is yeast infection in the perineal area, you can try antifungal cream with hydrocortisone crm, of course if not better need to see your physician ...Read more

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Eczema or contact dermatitis, treatment?

Eczema or contact dermatitis, treatment?

Remove the irritant: Contact dermatitis is a straight forward issue of stopping the exposure. You also want to protect the skin with a good moisturizing lotion. Eczema is something that comes from an internal exposure like a food allergy that alters the immune system. You still want to stop the exposure, but it can be hard to find. Both conditions can be moderated with steroid creams and good lotions. ...Read more

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How can I help prevent contact dermatitis?

How can I help prevent contact dermatitis?

Avoid contactant: If you know what you are allergic to, avoid contact with that substance and anything containing that substance. Dermatologists have lists of products that contain the most common contactants. If you don't know what you are allergic to, your dermatologist can apply patch tests to your back to isolate the contactant. ...Read more

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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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 ...Read more


Dermatitis (Definition)

Dermatitis means inflammation of skin. Contact dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and seborrheic dermatitis are ...Read more