Contact dermatitis

Red and itchy rash that occurs when the skin comes intocontact with a substance that irritates it.  Causes include soaps, cosmetics, jeweery, plants e.g.poison ivy or pioison oak. It is not contagious nor life threatening. It is thought to be caused by skin hypersensitivity type IV reaction.

   

                                               

 


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