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Poison Ivy Rash

Poison ivy is a toxic plant found in the United States and other parts of the world. Just like other toxic plants like poison sumac and poison oak, the poison ivy plant also secretes a toxic resin called urushiol. Any contact with this chemical produces an adverse reaction by the skin, leading to the formation of poison ivy rash. Poison ivy rash is also known as allergic contact dermatitis. The condition... 

Scabies Rash

Scabies rash is very contagious skin condition caused by a small mite. The mite cannot be seen with the naked eye but through a magnifying glass or under a microscope. The mite requires a human host so that it can survive and this is why you find that it cannot live for more than 3 days without a human host. When it enters a human skin, it can survive up to a month. When in human skin, the mite lays... 
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Armpit Rash

Armpit rash refers to the occurrence of a rash in the armpits. Even though an armpit rash causes some discomfort and can be caused due to several reasons, it generally isn’t a cause for concern. The armpit is a moist, dark region and a great place for bacteria and other pathogens to thrive. The growth of certain types of bacteria can result in emission of odors and hence most humans use deodorants... 

Shingles Rash

Shingles is a painful rash caused due to viral infection and which occurs anywhere on the body, but mostly on the torso. It predominantly appears as a single stripe of blisters that wraps around either side of the torso. Varicella-zoster virus which causes the chickenpox, also causes shingles rash. If a person had chickenpox, the inactive virus lies in nerve tissues near the spinal cord and brain which... 

Urticaria – Stinging Nettle Rash

Stinging nettle rash, also referred to as urticaria, is condition that causes  itchy, reddish swellings over the skin which may appear as a result of contact with Stinging nettle. Urtica is a Latin word which means Stinging nettle. Stinging nettle rash generally tends to be very itchy and varies in shape and size. It may vanish within 24 hrs and can either appear in many episodes or may occur only... 

Poison sumac rash

Most of us are sensitive to poison plants such as poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac and develop itchy and blistering rash when contact is made with them. More than fifty percent of Americans are sensitive to such plants. It is important to be aware of the presence of such plants while working or enjoying an outdoor activity. Poison sumac is found in wet lands of southeast. They have smooth and... 

Sweat Rash – Pictures, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Sweat rash is a skin disorder wherein intense itching and pricking sensation is felt, and which results in the formation of blisters or lumps. Children are more prone to get sweat rash, but adults are equally vulnerable under a hot and humid climate. Sweat rash is also called as prickly heat rash or miliaria. When the sweat ducts get blocked, the perspiration is trapped beneath the skin which results... 

Lamictal Rash – Pictures, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Lamictal is a type of anticonvulsant drug that is usually prescribed for stabilizing the mood in people affected by mood disorders such as bipolar disorder. The drug is also used to treat seizure disorders such as epilepsy.  Read More »

Stress rash pictures, symptoms, treatment, causes

The overall health of individuals can be severely affected by undue stress. Studies have tried to explain some of the causes of stress and the way it works. However, there are certain cases, instances and symptoms of stress that are as yet inexplicable. Stress rash in one such case that defies any medical or psychological explanation.  Read More »
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Strep Throat Rash – Pictures, Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Strep throat rash is a symptom associated with an aggravated strep throat. Strep throat is a condition caused by the bacterium, Group A Beta Hemolytic Streptococcus bacterium (GABHS). When strep throat worsens, it may become Scarlet Fever with strep throat rash as the initial symptom of the disease.  Read More »
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