Immunologists find relief (acaai.org)
Specializing in allergy, asthma and immunology
(American board of allergy and immunology)
deals with severe lung problems - level of training he's had
Every day we come into contact with various materials and skin products that may be causing you contact dermatitis:
• Cosmetics, or fragrances and perfumes.
These can be added to any number of skin
care products, such as soaps, creams,
lotions, deodorants, tissues, toilet paper,
• Dye found in some clothing, leather
products, or fur, and the dye sometimes
found in hair coloring products
• Latex, sometimes found in plastic gloves,
clothing waistbands, toys, balloons, and
The more common type of contact dermatitis is called irritant contact dermatitis and it occurs when you touch something that you're sensitive to.
The second type that can cause a very similar reaction is called allergic contact dermatitis. This occurs when you touch an allergen or something you're allergic to.
The symptoms of both irritant and allergic contact dermatitis are similar, and can include:
• Redness and swelling on the area of
• Itching, and itchy bumps sometimes
• A rash
• The area of skin may feel hot to the touch
• Peeling skin
Dr. Parry is the only board-certified allergist/
immunologist in Pocatello. He can diagnose your contact dermatitis and properly treat it.