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  • allergen
  • Once an individual has developed a skin reaction to a certain substance it is most likely that they will have it for the rest of their life, and the symptoms will reappear when in contact with the allergen. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dermatology
  • The American Academy of Dermatology estimates there are up to 50 million cases of dermatitis caused by urushiol (you-ROO-shee-all) oil in the United States alone. (howstuffworks.com)
  • substances
  • If you suspect that you've come into contact with any substances you may be allergic to, wash the area with soap and lukewarm water as quickly as possible. (healthline.com)
  • Should any of these substances come into contact with skin, wash hands in lukewarm water with a soap substitute and apply generous amounts of emollient (non-cosmetic) moisturiser after washing. (eczema.org)
  • Patch testing is used to detect allergies to substances which come into direct contact with the skin. (eczema.org)
  • Allergic contact dermatitis of the feet may be caused by rubber and leather components of shoes substances identified by patch testing included chromated leather, p-tert butylphenol formaldehyde resin, dithiodimorpholine, 2- mercaptobenthiazole, thiurams and isocyanates. (nutramed.com)
  • Psoriasis
  • A 47-year-old rabbit breeder with no history of atopic dermatitis, psoriasis or drug intake reported that, eight months before, erythematous, scaly and pruritic patches had appeared symmetrically on the backs of his hands and fingers, and on the extensor aspects of his arms. (ilo.org)
  • Hand Dermatitis
  • Ahmed and Richardson described patients with hand dermatitis their occupations were in healthcare, followed by laborers, service workers, and machinists/mechanics. (nutramed.com)
  • atopy
  • Hairdressers with dermatitis should always be patch tested regardless of atopy status due to common allergies to hair dyes and permanent solution. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Topical
  • In the acute model of allergic contact dermatitis, disease state can be achieved by a topical application of an allergen, usually oxazolone or 2,4,6-trinitrochlorobenzene (TNBC). (criver.com)
  • Although emollients and topical steroids are an important part of treatment, irritant contact dermatitis is preventable. (eczema.org)
  • We report the case of a 47 year-old woman with a history of severe asthma, treated with a multitude of different steroids during her life, who complained of a dermatitis that worsened with topical steroids. (lww.com)
  • Diaz RL, Gardeazabal J et al (2006) Greater allergenicity of topical ketoprofen in contact dermatitis confirmed by use. (springer.com)
  • preservatives
  • The selection of ointment without preservatives was recommended, to avoid patients coming into contact with a preservative to which they are, or could become, sensitized. (worldallergy.org)