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Contact Dermatitis Directory

Contact dermatitis is a skin reaction caused by contact with an allergen or an irritant. Common causes of contact dermatitis include poison ivy, metals, chemicals, cosmetic, soaps, and water. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about the types of contact dermatitis, what it looks like, how to treat it, and much more.

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