Contact dermatitis

What is Contact dermatitis?

Contact dermatitis is inflammation of the skin that occurs when you come into contact with a particular substance. Contact dermatitis is a type of eczema (allergic inflammation of the skin) that can cause red, itchy and scaly skin, and sometimes burning and stinging. It leads to your skin becoming blistered, dry and cracked. It can affect any part of the body but most commonly affects the hands.

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i touched a patient who is suffering with psoriasis vulgaris. Next day, i got mild itching and exfoliation of skin on my fingers. i want to whether...

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Psoriasis is not communicable. Doctor is treating you for a fungal infection as well as for contact dermatitis. That's the rain he had given...

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I have a problem with body odor even though I wash with pine tar and contact dermatitis. Recently I realized that the body power that I was using...

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Probably you have malodorous body odour which is called BROMHIDROSIS .This is because of the interaction of sweat (esp axillary) to the micro...

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I woke up yesterday morning with a red rash on the outside of one nostril. As the day progressed it spread to the other side and almost covered my...

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Hi XXXXXXX,
Thanks for writing up.
The condition you are suffering from can be insect bite ,contact dermatitis, impetigo etc.
Also I would like...

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