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Skin irritation

Skin irritation is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.

What causes it?

The most common causes of skin irritation are pyogenic skin infection, contact dermatitis, and seborrheic keratosis. Other possible causes, such as burn, are more rare.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with skin irritation often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), excision, wound care management, biopsy, excision of skin lesion, incision and drainage, culture wound and other diagnostic procedures on skin and subcutaneous tissue .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with skin irritation include clotrimazole topical, ketoconazole, imiquimod topical, terbinafine topical, permethrin topical, minocycline, aloe vera topical, azelaic acid topical, famciclovir, griseofulvin, cyproheptadine, protriptyline and benzoin topical .

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for skin irritation include .

Age

< 1 years
0.4x
1-4 years
0.6x
5-14 years
0.8x
15-29 years
1.1x
30-44 years
1.4x
45-59 years
1.0x
60-74 years
1.0x
75+ years
0.9x

Sex

Male
1.0x
Female
1.0x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
0.6x
White
1.1x
Other
0.8x
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