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Should I talk to my doctor about my contact dermatitis symptoms?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

If your rashes are persistent or painful, see your doctor. Your doctor may ask you questions or do a patch test to determine the substance to which you are reacting. Then you can try to avoid the substance and prevent further rashes. Also see your doctor if the rash appears to be infected; you may need further treatment.

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