allergic dermatitis


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allergic dermatitis

[ə′lərj·ik ′dər·mə′tīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the skin following contact of an allergen with sensitized tissue.
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Considering the results of their research, Shimazu concluded that the mercury in amalgam plays a major role in triggering allergic dermatitis.
I would be very interested in this testing for allergic dermatitis because you describe Purdey as being itchy all the time.
Allergic dermatitis involves dogs inhaling or contacting common environmental things such as pollens and having the immune system overreact and cause itchy skin, so allergy testing seems to be the next logical step.
The key to treating flea allergic dermatitis is to get rid of the fleas.
Due to the chronic nature of allergic dermatitis in affected dogs, the estimated number of annual treatments is in excess of eight million.
Reid McArthur, the veterinarian who invented GENESIS, stated, "I created GENESIS based on my own experience, recognizing my profession's need for an effective therapy for allergic dermatitis without the short-term and often potentially severe long-term side effects of systemic steroids.
Allergic dermatitis (itchy rash) is the most common skin condition in children younger than 11 years of age.
These have shown that the incidence of allergic dermatitis has increased by approximately 10 percent over the last decade.
However, diagnosis of allergic dermatitis is especially difficult in dogs and cats.
These include major allergic conditions such as hayfever, juvenile asthma, anaphylaxis and food allergy in humans, and flea allergic dermatitis in dogs.
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