Condition

Contact Dermatitis

Description

Contact dermatitis is a localized rash or irritation of the skin caused by contact with a foreign substance. Only the superficial regions of the skin are affected in contact dermatitis. Inflammation of the affected tissue is present in the epidermis (the outermost layer of skin) and the outer dermis (the layer beneath the epidermis).  Unlike contact urticaria, in which a rash appears within minutes of exposure and fades away within minutes to hours, contact dermatitis takes days to fade away. Even then, contact dermatitis fades only if the skin no longer comes in contact with the allergen or irritant.  Contact dermatitis results in large, burning, and itchy rashes, and these can take anywhere from several days to weeks to heal.  Chronic contact dermatitis can develop when the removal of the offending agent no longer provides expected relief. Source: Wikipedia

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Medical centres

Clinics

Miramar Medical Institute Paseo de Miramar 21 Málaga

Hospitals

Vithas Xanit International Hospital Avenida de los Argonautas, s/n Benalmádena
Vithas Parque San Antonio Hospital Avda del Pintor Joaquín Sorolla, 2 Málaga
Hospital El Angel Calle Corregidor Nicolás Isidro 16 Málaga

Professionals