allergic contact dermatitis


Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin and often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.

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What Is Allergic Contact Dermatitis?

September 1, 2010

Caused by allergens that come into contact with the skin, allergic contact dermatitis often clears up on its own when sufferers avoid the offending agent.

How Irritating!

July 1, 2009

Red, Swollen patches? Blister-like bumps? Chances are it’s contact dermatitis, but only the doctor can say if it’s a simple case of irritation or a more serious allergy.

Ouch! The Downsides of Success

December 1, 2007

Successful nail techs boast a loyal clientele, a respectable income, and immeasurable workplace perks. They also endure frequent neck and back pain, sore thumb and fingers, and eye strain. You can’t have one without the other – or can you? Take a look at these common maladies and see what can be done to avoid the downside of success.

When Your Body Betrays You

November 1, 2005

What happens when the job you love becomes the source of your ill health? Rather than giving up nails, make some adjustments when you become “allergic to your job.”

Are You Allergic to Work in the Salon?

June 1, 2000

Understand your risk of allergic and irritant reactions to the products you work with and you can probably prevent problems before they start.

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