Contact Dermatitis: Educating Patients
Contact dermatitis may be classified as irritant contact dermatitis (ICD) or allergic contact dermatitis (ACD; Online Table 1).2-5 Sometimes differentiating ACD from ICD may present a challenge, especially if the cause of the skin irritation is unknown ...
Pharmacy Times - Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:45

What is Contact Dermatitis?
Contact dermatitis encompasses both irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. The test to determine whether a chemical is causing an irritant rather than an allergic reaction is called patch testing. This is not what an allergist ...
Allergic Living - Tue, 01 Apr 2014 08:00

Dr. Porcia Love: Allergies troublesome for skin, too
Atopic dermatitis is characterized by patches of dry, red skin that may have scales or crust. Often, there is intense itchiness ... People with seasonal allergies often develop eye irritation as a result of this exposure to pollen. Symptoms of eye ...
Montgomery Advertiser - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 22:45

Animal services petitioning for custody of off-grid dogs
The dog is also on two antibiotics for her dermatitis, a skin condition that can be caused by irritation or allergies. "There's nothing wrong with her, except now, she's been terrorized," said owner Robin Speronis. Meanwhile Chihuahua Suzie trembled in ...
(multiple names) - Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:07

Skin allergies are 'going around'
Dr. Trachella Johnson Foy, UF Health New Berlin:You may have itchiness, little red bumps, irritation, if you scratch you can break the skin on occasion there can be little pus bumps if it become infectious.Lawson: Dermatitis is simply inflammation or ...
WJXT Jacksonville - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 06:13

5 Beauty Antidotes for Red Itchy Skin
Dr. Jeannette Graf, assistant clinical professor of dermatology at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NYC says: “Itching can also be a result of overactive thyroid, pinched nerves, fungal infections or contact dermatitis from exposure to nickel, latex or ...
AARP News (blog) - Fri, 11 Apr 2014 07:59

Eczema triggers: Find out what they are to reduce chances of flaring up
The most common type of eczema is known as atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema, where the condition is linked to other allergic-related problems such as asthma. Triggers are not causes of eczema. Rather, these are substances that initiate symptoms ...
The Star Online - Sat, 12 Apr 2014 19:42

Study Supports Theory That No Single Genetic Defect Explains Atopic Dermatitis
Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common inflammatory skin disorder characterized by relapsing dermatitis, childhood onset, and associations with asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis (the "atopic triad"). There are 2 main paradigms for the cause of AD ...
Medscape - Wed, 09 Apr 2014 09:18

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