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Hives and Rashes

Allergy and Asthma Specialists located in Duluth, GA

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Hives and Rashes services offered in Duluth, GA


Allergic contact dermatitis is an allergic reaction that occurs when an allergen comes in direct contact with skin. This reaction causes an inflammatory skin rash which often becomes red, raised and eventually can blister forming a type of eczema like rash. Common examples of allergic contact dermatitis are reactions to metals such as nickel found in jewelry or reactions to contact with poison ivy.