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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... 

Rash All Over Body

A skin rash all over body can be very discomforting and annoying. Rashes significantly affect the look and texture of the skin. One of the common signs of skin rash all over body is generalized redness. The skin tends to become rough and very few smooth areas can be felt. Most cases of skin rashes are isolated to certain body parts like the back or the face. However, a skin rash all over body is a... 

Itching all over body

The disorder of itchy skin is referred to as pruritus. When there is itching all over body with no rash development, then the affected person can be mystified about the cause of itchiness. It can be possible that itchiness precedes rash development, which may occur after a few days of itching all over body. The itchy skin condition can be a distinctive indicator of some abnormality in the body. Hence,... 

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... 

Rash on torso

Rashes could appear in spots at one spot or start off at a particular part of the body and spread to other parts of the body. There are different kinds of rashes which cause irritation and uneasiness and itchy feeling. When rashes appear on the trunks it is called as rash on torso. There are many causes for rash on torso, its cause can be known from the look of the rash and which part of the body it... 

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... 

Tick Bite Rash, Pictures, Symptoms, Treatment, Causes

A tick bite rash results from the bite of several different species of ticks. Ticks are microscopic in size like a pin head.  Read More »

Discoid Lupus Pictures- Rash, Symptoms, Treatment, Causes

Discoid rash is a form of Lupus which is a chronic and inflammatory autoimmune disease wherein the immune system tends to attack the healthy cells and tissues in one’s own body.  Read More »

Lyme disease rash-Pictures, Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

Lyme disease rash which is also known as erythema migrans in medical terms is a peculiar rash on the skin that has a circular appearance. Lyme disease rash is caused due an infection by a bacterium termed as ‘spirochete’ and is often the first sign of a bacterial illness known as Lyme disease.  Read More »
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