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Contact Dermatitis – Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Contact dermatitis is a skin rash, skin irritation or skin inflammation caused by direct contact with a substance that triggers such reaction. There are two major types: allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis. Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by a normally harmless substance, which produces an exaggerated immune response whereas irritant contact dermatitis is triggered by exposure to a naturally irritating substance to human skin. Apart from the differences in origin, these two categories […]