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Common signs and symptoms of allergic contact dermatitis include:

  • Red rash or bumps
  • Blisters, draining fluid and crusting
  • Itching and swelling
Allergic contact dermatitis results from direct contact with substances called allergens. It usually affects only the area that came into contact with the allergen. Common allergens include costume jewelry, perfume, cosmetics, hair dyes and poison ivy.
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