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Allergic Contact Dermatitis in Dogs

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Overview


Allergic contact dermatitis, or simply allergic dermatitis, is an allergic reaction to grooming products, food, and environmental irritants, such as pollen or insect bites. It is the most common skin allergy in dogs.


Symptoms


A dog with allergic contact dermatitis may scratch relentlessly, and a peek at the skin often reveals an ugly rash. Corticosteroids can help with itchy rashes, but the most effective treatment is to identify and avoid exposure to the allergens.

 

Treatment


Depending on the severity topical ointments are an option for less severe cases and medications may be necessary if symptoms and discomfort persist.


Cost to Treat:  $25 to $100


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