Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis is a type of skin rash caused after touching an irritant or something you are allergic to.  It causes redness, itching, and sometimes small bumps.

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The Allergy Division at Tufts Medical Center provides diagnosis and care for patients who have a wide range of allergies and other related disorders.
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Contact Dermatitis Clinic

The team at the Contact Dermatitis Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston treats all degrees of contact dermatitis, a rash that appears when the skin comes into contactwith something it finds irritating. Learn more and request an appointment.
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Joyce W. Hoot, MD
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Joyce W. Hoot, MD

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Title(s): Director, Contact Dermatitis Clinic; Dermatologist; Assistant Professor, TUSM
Department(s): Dermatology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0156
Fax #: 617-636-8316

Contact Dermatitis, Patch testing

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