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What is the best way to get rid of contact dermatitis?
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Dr. Stephen Pool
Emergency Medicine
In brief: 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

In brief: 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
Dr. Stephen Pool
Dr. Stephen Pool
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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
In brief: Aside from...
...Removing the contactant (which is pretty obvious), corticosteroids - either topical or oral or both - are the mainstays of treatment.
Make sure the person prescribing them is either a dermatologist or someone equally skilled in using corticosteroids; many physicians have never been properly trained in their use.

In brief: Aside from...
...Removing the contactant (which is pretty obvious), corticosteroids - either topical or oral or both - are the mainstays of treatment.
Make sure the person prescribing them is either a dermatologist or someone equally skilled in using corticosteroids; many physicians have never been properly trained in their use.
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dr. Joseph Eastern
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