Posts Categorized: Contact dermatitis

Contact Dermatitis: Rubber…

Contact Dermatitis to Rubber is a very common reaction to rubber products that come in direct contact with the skin.  As time goes on there are fewer rubber type products used in industry for clothing and shoe products.  Natural latex is also in this category of products.  Other components involved with production of rubber may… Read more »

Contact Dermatitis: Henna Tattoos

Henna tattoos are popular.  They originated out of the Hindu and Middle Eastern cultures utilizing detailed intricate patterns that can be applied directly using a topically applied gel that stains the skin upon drying…it is not a permanent tattoo.  The temporary nature of the tattoo is what makes it attractive to many.  The staining agent… Read more »

Dermatology Detective…Contact Dermatitis

Sometimes you have to become a detective…  A patient presents with these very itchy, blistering lesions involving the anterior portions of both ankle regions.  He notes they have been going on for some weeks, ever since he purchased some new tennis shoes.  He denied any known contact allergies and denied any extended sun exposure to… Read more »