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CONTACT DERMATITIS

Contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that can be acute or chronic that manifests as eczematous dermatitis due to exposure to substances in the environment.

Allergic contact dermatitis is an immunologic cell-mediated skin reaction to exposure to antigenic substances.
The lesions initially appear on the cutaneous site of principal exposure then may spread to other more distant sites due to contact or autosensitization. Lesions are typically asymmetrical and unilateral.
Specific signs and symptoms will depend on the duration, location, degree of sensitivity and concentration of allergens. The patch test shows reaction to allergen.
Irritant contact dermatitis is a non-immunologic skin reaction to skin irritants.
It is often localized to areas of thin skin eg eyelids, intertriginous areas.

Contact Dermatitis Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: Relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis & common cold including nasal congestion, sneezing, rhi...

Indication: Relief of symptoms associated w/ allergic rhinitis & common cold including nasal congestion, sneezing, rhi...

Indication: Symptomatic relief of allergic rhinitis eg, sneezing, nasal discharge & itching, as well as ocular itching...

Indication: Strengthen skin's protective function; increases moisture & lipid content. Reduces feeling of tautness &am...

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Scar Serum
allium cepa + cocoa butter + shark liver oil + sil...

Indication: Hastens healing & reduces appearance of scars resulting from surgery, burns, cuts, scrapes, acne, stretch ...

Indication: Soap-free cleanser for dry & sensitive skin.

Indication: Moisturising treatment for dry, sensitive skin including dry skin associated w/ eczema, dermatitis & other...

Xorquas
emulsifying wax + liquid paraffin + white soft par...

Indication: Symptomatic relief of dry skin conditions. Soap-substitute for skin-washing.

Indication: Symptomatic relief of dry skin conditions. Soap-substitute for skin-washing.

Indication: Eczema including atopic, infantile & discoid eczemas; prurigo nodulis; psoriasis (excluding widespread pla...

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