Skin Allergies and Contact Dermatitis: The Basics

Skin Allergies and Contact Dermatitis: The Basics Something touches your skin, and your immune system thinks it’s under attack. It overreacts and sends antibodies to help fight the invader, called an allergen. The result is a red, itchy rash where the substance landed. Your doctor calls this contact dermatitis. There are two types: People who… Continue reading Skin Allergies and Contact Dermatitis: The Basics