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Contact Dermatitis (cont.)

When to Seek Medical Care

If your rash does not improve or continues to spread after a couple of days of self-care, call your health care provider.

If the itching is severe and you cannot see your health care provider that day, go to a hospital emergency department.

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The term contact dermatitis sometimes is used incorrectly as a synonym for allergic contact dermatitis (ACD).

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