Archive for the ‘Dermatitis’ Category


Contact dermatitis is an acute inflammatory reaction of the skin resulting from direct contact with a substance to which the skin is sensitive. Some of the possible causes of contact dermatitis include things like adhesive tape, dyes in leather or uniforms, elastic wraps, locally applied ointments, chemical powders, soaps, detergents, perfumes, deodorants, certain topical medications (such as antibiotics, antihistamines, anesthetics, or antiseptics), and plants (such as poison ivy, poison oak,...