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How could I treat allergic contact dermatitis on my face?

Avoidance. If you are reacting to something you are putting on your face, stop. It is difficult for many females to stop using their cosmetics, completely, until the skin heals up. Otc Hydrocortisone cream is helpful in speeding up the healing process and is safe for short term use, but ultimately avoidance is the only cure. Read more...
Contact Dermatitis. Could be your makeup. The answer is to avoid the trigger as well as to use a mild topical steroid cream to calm down the inflammation. Read more...

How can I treat allergic contact dermatitis on my face without making it look worse?

Time & less is more. Avoid all cosmetics, and know allergens. See a dermatologist to find out what you are allergic to and what to avoid in personal products that come into contact with your skin. Use products that are hypoallergenic and very mild to moisturize and sooth the skin. Dermatologist might prescribe medications to help lessen the symptoms. Time will allow the skin to heal. Read more...

Allergic contact dermatitis from tea tree oil? Is that common?

It happens, . It is not very common only because not too many people use it. I only see those that have problems with tea tree oil. Among all the causes of contact dermatitis it is not common. Read more...

Has anybody here ever had allergic contact dermatitis from leather?

Yes. The chemicals used in tanning the leather can cause contact dermatitis. Leather sandals rubbing on sweaty bare skin commonly does it. Cheaper sandals are more common culprits. Read more...

Can you get allergic contact dermatitis of the vulva?

Yes. You can get allergic contact dermatitis of any part of the body; the vulva is not exempt. Common contactants affecting that area include perfumes, cleansers, lubricants, spermicidal gels, and vinyl (which many condoms are made out of). Read more...
Yes. Contact dermatitis is very common. Soaps, detergents, fabric softeners, panty liners, etc. All can cause irritation. Many patients think they have a yeast infection when in fact they are allergic to one of the above items. As a side note, alway brand products seem to have a higher incident of contact allergy. Read more...