Contact Dermatitis of the Foot
What is Contact Dermatitis of the Foot?
Contact dermatitis of the foot is an inflammation of the skin in response to an irritant.
This irritant is something with which the foot has come into contact, such as:
- materials and chemicals with which shoes are made
- poison ivy
- harsh chemicals
When the skin of the foot comes into contact with the substance, an allergic response is initiated.