Dr Sandy Skotnick answers your itching questions about contact dermatitis

May 22, 2019

Dr Kerri Purdy speaks with Dr Sandy Skotnicki is the founding director of the Bay Dermatology Centre and an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, Department of Medicine in the Divisions of Dermatology and Occupational and Environmental Health.

Dr Skotnicki is also the author Beyond Soap: The Real Truth About What You Are Doing to Your Skin and How to Fix It for a Beautiful, Healthy Glow.”  She is a renowned expert in contact dermatitis.  On this episode Dr Skotnicki tells residents what they need to know about:

  • Patch testing

  • Product labelling (and mis-labelling)

  • The value of AAD conferences for residents

  • Food allergens

  • Top 5 hot allergens

  • Preparing for the college exams

  • Sunscreen reactions

  • Her best contact dermatitis case ever

And of course, resident questions like:

When should a community dermatologist who does patch testing refer to a tertiary institution with more sophisticated testing?

How to counsel a patient on cross reactants?

If you have a question for an upcoming episode or an idea for a topic you would like to hear, call our toll free number 1-877 Derm-log that’s 1-877-337-6564.

This podcast is a production of the Canadian Dermatology Association.

Produced by PodCraft Productions

Theme music by Lee Rosevere

Cover art by Dr Noelle Wong