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Contact Dermatitis

Relief from itchy skin

Contact dermatitis is a type of eczema that occurs when something that touches skin causes a rash. It can happen immediately or appear up to several weeks later.

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Irritant contact dermatitis is caused by a caustic substance or “irritant.” The reaction often happens right away and can sting or burn.

Allergic contact dermatitis, by contrast, occurs after several days to weeks after contact with the causative product. It is an immune reaction that itches rather than burns. Importantly, people can develop allergic contact dermatitis in response to commonly used products.

Both irritant and allergic contact dermatitis can be treated with avoidance, emollients and topical steroids. When the causative agent of allergic contact dermatitis cannot be determined, patch testing can be utilized.

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Rosacea

Rosacea is a common skin disease that causes redness and red pimple-like breakouts on the face. It begins with a tendency toward “flushing and blushing” and may then progress to a persistent redness of the central face.

 

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a chronic skin disorder characterized by raised lesions with silvery scale that most often occur on the scalp, elbows, knees and lower back. It can range from a very mild, hardly noticeable rash to a severe eruption that covers large areas of the body.

 

Patch Testing

Patch testing is used for patients with dermatitis to find out whether substances coming into contact with the skin are causing or aggravating their condition.

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SOHO
73 Spring Street #303 New York, NY 10012

73 Spring Street #303
New York, NY 10012

Monday – Friday: 9am – 8pm

TRIBECA
95 Chambers Street New York, NY 10007

95 Chambers Street
New York, NY 10007

Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri: 8am-8pm

Thurs: 9am-5pm

UPTOWN
4 West 58th street, 13th Floor New York, NY 10019

4 West 58th street, 13th Floor

New York, NY 10019

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