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Contact dermatitis - what can I do besides avoiding the allergen? Any barrier creams as prevention?

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Dr. Anlin Xu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Not really

The best thing for patients with contact allergy is to avoid the allergen.
Or a physical barrier. The allergen can seep through any "barrier cream" and eventually still cause a problem.

In brief: Not really

The best thing for patients with contact allergy is to avoid the allergen.
Or a physical barrier. The allergen can seep through any "barrier cream" and eventually still cause a problem.
Dr. Anlin Xu
Dr. Anlin Xu
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Ivy shield and ivy block are available.
Stockhausen made a series of barrier creams that you may need to buy online. Prescription barrier cream is called tetrix.

In brief: Yes

Ivy shield and ivy block are available.
Stockhausen made a series of barrier creams that you may need to buy online. Prescription barrier cream is called tetrix.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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