Contact allergy

What is Contact allergy?

Contact dermatitis is a type of skin inflammation (dermatitis).

It results from exposure to allergens (allergic contact dermatitis) or irritants (irritant contact dermatitis). Phototoxic dermatitis occurs when the allergen or irritant is activated by sunlight.

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Hi Dr., In my ring finger at the place of ring, the skin of a area of around 1/2 inch is gradual drying and and sometime due to stretch the dry...

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Hi Avijit,
Most probably you have developed eczema.It could be due to trapping of soaps or detergents beneath ring or due to contact allergy to...

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hi tongue allergies , tongue sides are itching

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Contact allergy

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Thanks for the query.
Probably you have developed contact allergy to some good product.
I...

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Hi my 4 year old son as had a itchy back for a week now there is no spots or lumps could u tell me what this could be thanks

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for accurate diagnosis u have to consult a dermatologist in your locality. it may be due to
dry skin or it may be contact allergy due to some...

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I have a rash that itches, is scaley, pealing & occasionaly oozing a clear fluid on the back of both hands. It is also symmetrical from one hand to...

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