There are millions of Americans that suffer from one of the various kinds of psoriasis and related skin diseases. The Kubiak Skin Care Center is a clinic specifically for those suffering from psoriasis. We are here to offer comprehensive treatments and management skills to those that suffer from this debilitating disease.
There are many things that can cause a rash on skin. They can be the result of an allergic reaction, by itching too much, a symptom of psoriasis and many other reasons. Many people are unaware that there are many different kinds of rashes that can be differentiated by how they appear and the symptoms they show. They symptoms of most rashes consist of heavy itching and a burning feeling on the affected skin. In most cases rashes are not a serious medical condition. There are only a few cases of rashes that turn into a life threatening or altering condition. But a rash may be a sign of something more nefarious in the works. If you experience multiple episodes of a similar kind of rash it may indicate a viral infection, and you should see a physician at the earliest convenience. The most common type of rash is an itchy skin rash called contact dermatitis which can be caused by coming in contact with certain chemicals, poison ivy and oak, cosmetics, soap and some medical ointments. This page is dedicated to showing and helping you identify different types of rashes. Each of these pictures of skin rashes are accompanied by a description that can help you know if you are experiencing allergic rashes or something worse.
Skin rashes can occur for a variety of reasons, including infections, heat, allergic reactions, medication and certain disorders. Skin rashes generally cause discomfort and itching and rarely lead to any serious conditions. Most rashes like swimmers rashes and heat rashes will go away on their own accord, while others require the application of medicated ointments.
This itchy rash, typically called eczema is an ongoing and chronic skin condition that causes skin rash itchy and inflamed parts of the body. For this rash faces are the most common target and can cause skin bumps that can be irritating and itchy. It is recommended for those who suffer from eczema to avoid harsh soaps or commercially sold laundry detergents.
Christmas tree rash, pityriasis rosea, is a fine, scaly and itch rash that usually appears in a single patch on the face and then spreads to smaller patches across the chest and back. The rash tends to form in the shape of a christmas tree and generally resolves itself without medication or any treatment. It usually lasts 2 to 5 weeks
Contact with irritants or allergens causes this common form of dermatitis. This kind of rash generally produces a dry, scaly rash with a burning itch and pain. This is often caused by exposure to harsh chemicals such as industrial cleaning products. The severity of the rash will vary depending on the level of exposure to the irritant. The best way to be rid of this rash is to avoid contact with the irritant that caused it.
There are a few drugs and medications that have the potential to cause an allergic reaction in the form of a rash. Common culprits include antibiotics, anti-seizure medication and diuretics. Drug rashes generally start within the first week of taking a new medication, and begins as a discrete red spot, eventually covering the whole body in burning and itchy sores. Drug rashes can be life threatening if it moves into the respiratory system. If you start to see signs of rashes when taking a new medication consult a doctor immediately.
Heat rash, or miliaria, occurs when the flow of sweat is obstructed due to hot and humid weather or overdressing. This is more famously known as prickly heat and produces red bumps that have the potential to make a stinging or prickling sensation. It isn't a serious condition and with proper care it will subside by itself
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