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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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    Did you know that many substances you come in contact with every day can cause itchy skin and rashes? Read about surprising household irritants that may affect your skin.

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