What medical conditions may dermatologists consult on? These specialists diagnose and treat conditions and diseases of the hair, nails, and skin. Skin conditions range from skin cancers, eczema, fungal infections, psoriasis, and acne, to dermatitis and more.
Allergic contact dermatitis is caused by the skin’s reaction to allergens or irritants, resulting in rashes and blisters. Rodney Colley of Virginia filed a lawsuit against the personal care product manufacturer Procter & Gamble Co. over rashes and chemical burns after using Old Spice deodorant. His attorney states that “after only a few uses of the Old Spice product” his client “suffered severe rashes, burning and discomfort..”
A class action lawsuit seeking $5M in damages has been filed against Procter & Gamble Co. in the U.S. District Court in Columbus over Old Spice and other products alleged to cause dermatitis. Procter & Gamble Co. is a multinational consumer goods company that in 2014 recorded $83.1B in sales.
Dermatology experts are experienced in diagnosing and treating contact allergy symptoms. These board certified expert witnesses are trained to consult and provide testimony in cases such as this involving damage from personal products sold in the marketplace.