Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Allergic Contact Dermatitis

Dr. KennedyAllergic contact dermatitis presents as a red, itchy, weeping reaction where the skin has come into contact with an allergen; for example poison ivy, poison oak or poison sumac or certain preservatives in creams and lotions. This type of reaction reflects a specific sensitivity or allergy to a specific substance. Also called allergic contact eczema.

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