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Preapplication of white petroleum jelly to adjacent skin to prevent aluminum chloride–induced irritant dermatitis

      Topical aluminum chloride is a commonly prescribed first-line treatment for primary hyperhidrosis. Although aluminum chloride is safe, effective, and inexpensive, a large proportion of patients discontinue treatment because of associated irritant dermatitis.
      • Pariser D.M.
      • Ballard A.
      Topical therapies in hyperhidrosis care.
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      Reference

        • Pariser D.M.
        • Ballard A.
        Topical therapies in hyperhidrosis care.
        Dermatol Clin. 2014; 32: 485-490