Contact Dermatitis (cont.)
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Contact Dermatitis Diagnosis
Medical professionals usually diagnose contact dermatitis from your symptoms and physical examination. Blood tests and X-rays are not helpful. The evaluation of allergic contact dermatitis may require the application of chemicals to the skin for 48-72 hours (patch testing) using special occlusive dressings in an effort to reproduce the eruption.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/24/2015
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