Diseases Associated With Occupational Dermatitis

 

 
 
Diseases Associated With Occupational Dermatitis  

       Occupation dermatitis is defined as a skin disease in which workplace exposure to physical, chemical or biological agent, or mechanical force is the major cause leading to the disease.

Diseases Associated With Occupational Dermatitis

Usually occupational dermatitis is an sort of allergy to some external irritant present at your place of work. A person contracts occupational dermatitis either wholly or partially due to his occupation and this means that the person has come in contact with at least one hazardous agent during his work. However, stringent health and safety regulations at workplace in the United States have played a major role in reducing the risk of acquiring occupational dermatitis but the risk of getting occupational dermatitis is always present. More...

 

Relief From Itchiness Caused By Topical Dermatitis

Relief From Itchiness Caused By Topical Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis, also known sometimes as topical dermatitis, is a type of skin disease where the skin has irritation after it comes in contact with an irritant. Contact dermatitis can range from mild to severe. It can also be caused by an allergy to a substance or it can be an irritation caused due to a substance.

There are many different types of substances that can cause contact dermatitis including soaps, detergents, cleaning products, jewelry, and makeup among others. Even the rash a person gets after coming in contact with poison ivy is a type of contact dermatitis.

When a person gets topical dermatitis, he will suffer from severe itchiness. Relief from itchiness caused by topical dermatitis basically involved washing the affected area thoroughly with water so that all traces of the irritant are removed. To relieve the itchiness, one should use calamine lotion and cool oatmeal bath. Even an antihistamine like Benadryl is effective in relieving itchiness caused by topical dermatitis, but be careful as Benadryl can cause drowsiness. More...

 

 

 

    

Medicine For Contact Dermatitis

Medicine For Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is defined as an inflammation of the skin, which is caused by direct contact with an irritant or an allergy causing substance. Reactions of the allergen or irritant may vary on the same person over a period of time. However, having a history of any type of allergy tends to increase the risk of contact dermatitis. More...



 

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