Journal of Dermatology and Venereology

Volume 2, Issue 1 (2021)

Editorial - Open Access
Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

1. Apply associate degree anti-itch cream or lotion to the affected space. A nonprescription cream containing a minimum of one % cortisol will quickly relieve your itch. A steroid ointment is also applied one or double daily for 2 to four weeks. Or attempt lotion. 

2. Take associate degree oral anti-itch drug. A nonprescription oral adrenal cortical steroid or medication, like Benadryl (Benadryl), is also useful if your itchiness is severe.

3. Apply cool, wet compresses. Moisten soft washcloths and hold them against the rash to assuage your skin for fifteen to half-hour. Repeat many times daily. 

4. Avoid scratching. Trim your nails. If you cannot keep from scratching associate degree unquiet space, cowl it with a dressing. 

5. Soak in a very well cool bathtub. Sprinkle the water with hydrogen carbonate or associate degree oatmeal-based bathtub product. 6. Protect your hands. Rinse and dry hands well and gently once laundry. Use moisturizers throughout the day. And opt for gloves that supported what you are protecting your hands from. for instance, plastic gloves lined with cotton are sensible if your hands are usually wet