Clinical suspicion of occupational origin of a dermatological pathology, it is necessary to identify the product or substance that is acting as an allergen or irritant before implementing treatment, in order to remove, replace or carry out preventive measures.
PART OF DISABILITY
“should issue a part of temporary disability study occupational disease for workers, in order thus to suspend contact with the causative agent , ” explains Rosa Ana Cortés, National School of Occupational Medicine Institute Carlos III Health.
“You must apply the standard battery of Spanish Research Group Contact Dermatitis (Geidc). The type of profession and medical history we can advise testing with groups of allergens or irritants specific, such as acrylates, isocyanates, dyes, essential oils, metals, plants, pesticides, plastics, rubber and components, textiles, photopatch, etc. “concrete.
Having determined the disease, normal skin treatment process that originated proposed and directed by the controlled medical work dermatologist set. “A pharmacological level may require the use of topical steroids or oral acute phases, in severe, chronic or more extensive involvement phases” said Cortés.
If no cure or keeps repeating dermatosis and measures taken do not prevent the emergence of new episodes, the patient is usually recommended a change of job.