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Can Occupational Dermatitis occur on the forearms?

Karen Scaglione
Nursing
Yes, Occupational Dermatitis can occur on the forearms. It can occur on any area of the body that is continuously exposed to a substances/chemicals that cause them irritation. According to estimates from eczemanet website, 5% of men and 10% of women develop eczema (Occupational Dermatitis) on their hands from workplace exposure.

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