Contact Dermatitis Treatment
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Contact dermatitis can be caused by a wide range of irritants, and normally elicits skin reddening and itching. Agents that trigger this condition include chemicals, perfumes, metals, plant oils, some topical antibiotics and cosmetics among others. So if you experience facial reddening, swelling, hot, tender skin or itchy bumps after hiking through the woods, using a harsh cleaning agent or nickel-containing jewellery, you may well have developed contact dermatitis.  Contact dermatitis, unlike its name, cannot be developed by coming in … Read More

Allergic Contact Dermatitis: All You Need To Know
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Just as it sounds, you develop allergic contact dermatitis when your skin comes in contact with foreign agents that it finds repulsive. These agents may be chemicals, creams, detergents, treatment and other skincare products. As a form of defence, your body quickly reacts to this agent, causing a reddish appearance or other symptoms around the contact region of the skin. However, most of these cases are usually self-resolving, or can be treated pretty easily and shouldn’t be a cause for … Read More

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