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Contact dermatitis, works in concrete company, blister rashes on face, forearms. Treatment?

I work for a concrete company and believe I have aquired contact dermatitis because of proling exposure to chromium in the concrete and the protective poxy coating in the smooth dowl bars. The irritation has formed a blister rash on my forarms and face? What are my treatment options and should I report to a an ER for further care? It is becoming increasingly painful
Asked On : Fri, 17 Aug 2012
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Going by the nature of your job and description of lesions, these could be due to contact allergic dermatitis. Treatment would definitely involve avoidance of allergen, intake of oral steroids along with antiallergics like cetrizine and application of topical steroids. Yes you need to contact your doctor for further care and management.
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