New App Can Help You Avoid Dermatitis
Nine million. Thatâ€™s how many people go to the doctor every year because of dermatitis. Itâ€™s an itchy, ugly rash you get when youâ€™re allergic to things such as additives in skin lotions or detergents. And for many, trying to figure out which products are safe can be daunting.
A doctor at Mayo Clinic wants to change that. Heâ€™s developed a smart phone app called CARD (Contact Allergen Replacement Database) to make life a lot easier for people with dermatitis. The app lets you enter in the names of ingredients you know youâ€™re allergic to and gives you a list of products that are safe to use. You can download the free CARD app at the iTunes store.
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