Rashes - Skin rash

Rash is a so-called non-specific term for visible changes in the skin. Rashes may cause the skin to change color, itch, become warm, bumpy, chapped, dry, cracked and blistered, swell and may be painful. Rash often occurs as a redness on the skin associated with infection, irritation and allergies - most often appears as spots on the skin. Rashes can also occur from something you touched or as a kind of eczema. Rash red color is due to expansion of blood vessels in the dermis, often associated with inflammation. The skin is made up of two layers. The top, visible layer called the epidermis. In the dermis is located, which is thicker than the skin. And, in these two layers can be found under the skin, which is a layer of insulating grease. Rash often gives itching, but most itchy rashes are quite harmless. When scratching, the skin becomes more irritated, red and hot.

Dry skin is in itself a frequent cause of itching, especially in older people. Moisture cream can alleviate the itching and drying of the skin while using water and soap dries the skin and intensifies itching. By interfering with itching rash, a cream containing cortisone (steroid) is used. Mild types available over the counter. Itching may also be treated with medication and allergies tablets with an antihistamine for example Alnok tablets, tablets or Cetirizine Cetirizine PCD tableting r If there is no effect within a week, you should seek treatment.

Rashes and Eczema

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a form of dermatitis, or inflammation of the epidermis (the outer layer of the skin). Eczema is a common skin disorder and the common name of an inflammation of the epidermis, which can occur anywhere on the body. Eczema often causes an annoying itch, and proves by red, scaly rash in different places on the body and the hands and feet. Eczema is not contagious. - Click more about eczema >>

Acute Rash and Itching

An itchy rash is an inflammatory reaction of the skin. An itchy rash is a symptom of a wide variety of mild to serious diseases, disorders and conditions. Acute hives can, for example due to insect stings, where bees, wasps, hornets, spiders, ants, fleas and mosquitoes are the most common. They can all sting or bite. Acute hives can also be caused by scabies and several other skin diseases. - Click more on Angioedema - Hives >>

Common causes of Rashes in adults

Skin rash can come in with infections, irritation or allergy. Many people are affected with numerous allergies. They can be food related or they may simply be triggered by sitting too close to a household pet. Rashes may also be set off by something that you have touched. Many different plants can cause a rash to appear on the skin. Other common causes of skin rash in adults may be eczema and acne. Rarer causes include psoriasis, hives and yeast in the skin. Urticaria is an acute skin reaction similar to the reaction you get after nettles with severe itching. - Click more on Angioedema (hives) >>

Common causes of Rashes in Children

Childhood rashes are very common. Most rashes are harmless and go away on their own. However, if your child has developed a rash and seems unwell, you should see your GP to find out the cause and for any necessary treatment. Causes of rash in children can be such as prickly heat, infantile eczema, impetigo, scarlet fever, red tail, fifth disease, three-day fever, ringworm, fungal infections of the skin and cradle cap. Fever may indicate an infection and there may be other symptoms, such as a sore throat or vomiting, depending on the cause. Many rashes are itchy, which can be distressing for a child. - Click more on Shingles >>

Can you avoid Rashes?

Yes, if you avoid the things you are allergic to, you do not get rashes. However, this requires that you are aware of which substances are involved. The doctor can help you find out via an allergy test, prick test and blood tests.


1. Asthma - the lungs, shortness of breath, tobacco smoke, smoking lungs, cold, allergy and stress.
2. Unconscious - fainting, loss of consciousness, respiration, blood pressure and circulation brain.
3. Sinusitis (or rhino sinusitis) - sequelae colds, flu, sinus, frontal sinus, nose and jaw caves.
4. Bladder infection (Cystitis) - burning urination, intimate hygiene, bacteria and urinary bladder.
5. Chest pain - pain around the heart, Angina, muscle pain, stress, anxiety, depression.
6. Diarrhea - loose bowels, travelers diarrhea, virus, infection, frequent stools, vomiting and fever.
7. Eczema - Skin disorder, Skin rash, itching, hives, allergies, zinc, cortisone and scaly eczema.
8. Fever - Body temperature above 38ºC (100.4ºF), Critical over 40.0ºC (104ºF), Inflammation.
9. Athletes foot - Ringworm of the foot, Tinea pedis, Fungal infections, Nail fungus, Scaling.
10. Burns - Fire Wounds, scalding, boiling water and fire, 1 2 3 degree, First Aid for Burns.
12. Common cold - coughing, sneezing, headache, pain on swallowing, hoarseness, sore throat.
13. Cold sores - Oral Herpes, blisters, contagious virus, sores, lips, mouth and nose.
14. Constipation - hard stool, stomach pain, abdominal pain, Herbals and digestive problems.
15. Sprains - First Aid Joint Injury, Sprained ankle, Fingers, Knee, Wrist sprain.
16. Tonsillitis - Sore Throat, Pharynx, Tonsils, Strep Throat, Mononucleosis and Scarlet fever.
17. Heartburn - stomach acid reflux, discomfort, gastric reflux, Indigestion, reflux Oesophagitis.
18. Shingles - Herpes zoster, Zoster or Zona, Chickenpox rash, Burning pain and Blistering rash.
19. Palpitations - Irregular Heartbeat, Arrhythmia, Heart rate, Stress, Sorrows and Worries.
20. Cough - Coughing cures, Dry cough, Tickling cough, Cold pneumonia and Mucus formation.
21. Headache - Cephalalgia, Forehead Pain, Frontal headache, Tension headaches and Migraine.
22. Hemorrhoids - Haemorrhoids, Bowl splashes, Itching, Rectal pain, or Rectal bleeding.
23. Hoarseness - Acute hoarseness, Hoarse voice, Dysphonia, Whisper and Weak voice.
24. Swollen glands - Lymph Nodes, Sore throat, Ear infection, Mononucleosis (Glandular fever).
25. Hay fever - Allergic Rhinitis, allergies, eyes, nose, grass pollen, birch, dust mites and fur.
26. Influenza - Flu, Influenzavirus A, B and C, Flu vaccination, Infectious, Fever and coldness.
27. Insect bites - bee stings, wasp stings, hornets, mosquitoes, fleas, poisonous, Borrelia and ticks.
28. Chlamydia - intercourse, unsafe sex, sexually transmitted diseases (STI), risk sexually active.
29. Itching - Skin itching, dry skin, sensitive skin, scabies, rash, allergy and pregnancy itching.
30. Pneumonia - high fever, cough, shortness of breath, chest pain and mycoplasma.
31. Bellyache - Stomach pain, Rumbling stomach, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Bloated stomach.
32. Menstrual Cramps - Menstrual Pain, Dysmenorrhea, Pain relief medicines and Herbal remedies.
33. Moles - Birthmarks, Melanoma, Brownish spots, Sun tanning, Ultraviolet light and Skin cancer.
34. Urticaria - Angioedema, hives, nettle, itching, redness, blisters, bumps, allergies and skin rashes.
35. Nosebleeds - epistaxis, nose bleeding, blood vessels, nostrils, cotton pad, saline, laser cautery.
36. Vomiting - throwing up, nausea, seasickness, air sickness, Morning sickness, pregnancy nausea.
37. Worms - worm infection, Threadworms, Pinworms, Tapeworms, Roundworms, Deworming.
38. Tick bites - Mites and Ticks, Borrelia, rash, paralysis, and Lyme disease, Signs and Symptoms.
39. Pain - acute pain, chronic pain, major pain, Migraine, muscle pain, Myalgia and Joint pain.
40. Insomnia - Sleeplessness, restless sleep, insomnia, sleep problems and sleeping pills.
41. Wounds - scrapes, abrasions, bleeding, wound care, tetanus vaccine and inflammation.
42. Toothache - acute toothache, Odontalgia, hole in tooth, Tooth Decay, Caries, Dental abscess.
43. Fatigue - Feeling tired, Burned out, exhaustion, tiredness, lethargy, Mental and Physical fatigue.
44. Vaginal discharge - Secretions, Vaginal catarrh, Fungus in Vagina, Odor, Itching and Infection.
45. Rashes - skin rash, eczema, allergies, dry skin, itching, rash from stress and acute rashes.
46. Warts - Foot warts, Hand warts, Finger warts, Flat warts, Treatment of Warts and removal tips.
47. Weight Loss - Overweight, fat, obesity, dieting, underweight, skinny, lifestyle and dietary advice.
48. Conjunctivitis - Red eye, Eye infection, Tearing, Eye allergies, Dry eyes and Contact lenses.
49. Earache - Ear pain, Ear infection, Fever, Earwax, Outer ear, Middle ear, Eardrum, Otitis media.
50. Respiratory problems - Dyspnea, Shortness of breath, Breathlessness, Difficulty in breathing.
11. Poisoning - Medicine, Connectors, Bites, Drugs, Fungi, Oil, First aid at the acute poisoning.

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