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Potassium dichromate allergy

Potassium dichromate allergy: Introduction

Potassium dichromate allergy: A potassium dichromate allergy refers to an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to potassium dichromate which is used in products such as wet cement, welding fumes and cutting oils. Exposure is usually through skin contact and hence results mainly in skin symptoms. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Potassium dichromate allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Potassium dichromate allergy

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Causes of Potassium dichromate allergy

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Treatments for Potassium dichromate allergy

  • Avoid exposure to allergen. Medications may be used to alleviate some symptoms e.g. antihistamines and topical steroids. Oral steroids may be needed in severe cases but this is rare. Moisturizers can alleviate skin symptoms and antibiotics may be needed if secondary skin infections develop from initial skin symptoms such as rashes
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