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How long does contact dermatitis usually last?
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
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In brief: One month
It can last 2-4 weeks or longer after the cause of the rash is removed and avoided.
If the cause of the contact dermatitis is not removed then the reaction can persist as long as you're in contact with the offending agent.

In brief: One month
It can last 2-4 weeks or longer after the cause of the rash is removed and avoided.
If the cause of the contact dermatitis is not removed then the reaction can persist as long as you're in contact with the offending agent.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Contact dermatitis
It varies but if you remove the inciting agent, then it should resolve with or without treatment within a week.

In brief: Contact dermatitis
It varies but if you remove the inciting agent, then it should resolve with or without treatment within a week.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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