dermatitis<br /><br />
 Skin problems: Contact dermatitis         CONTACT DERMATITIS

What is Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is a localized rash or irritation of the skin caused by contact with a foreign substance. 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.

Treatment

  • reducing your exposure to irritants.
  • avoiding allergens.
  • emollients.
  • topical corticosteroids.
  • oral corticosteroids.