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Rashes


 

Rashes Q & A

Skin problems are dangerous because most of them are contagious. There are several types of skin diseases, the most common one is rash. Rashes create redness on the skin and changes the texture and color of the skin too. Itchiness and dryness also appear. There are a few causes of rashes which are enlisted below:

  • During sunny days, people experience rashes with itching. It is mostly due to sweat and contaminants on the skin.
  • Sometimes the ingredients in the drugs are also the reason why people develop rashes on certain parts of the skin.
  • Specific plants cause rashes as well.

Always treat rashes immediately because they increase with time and possibly turn into really bad. Therefore, Family Urgent Care looks out for every urgent clinical help you require. There is not better way to treat your skin problem than visiting the professional doctors at Family Urgent Care as they are always available to provide convenient care to their patients.

Types of rashes

We have jotted down some of the most common types of rashes which people get every now and then. Let us have a look at the list below:

Seborrheuc dermatitis:

The affected areas are cheeks, scalp, forehead, and ears. It is mostly seen in adults. People suffering from this problem complain for itching.

Contact dermatitis:

Quite clear from the name, this rash is caused by coming in contact one of the specific chemicals like: poison ivy, poison sumac or poison oak. This rash is very itchy with producing oozy substance.

Atopic dermatitis:

Eczema, known as atopic dermatitis is very common and it is found in both adults and children. There could be many reasons to get eczema like weather, interaction with chemical etc. It causes a lot of itching and redness.

Drug related rash:

The rashes occurring due to the ingredients present in medicines are commonly known as drug related rash. These medicines could be antibiotics.

Diaper rash:

Due to no proper hygiene, rashes may appear on adults and infants both. When the urine or feces stay in contact with the skin, rashes appear.

Hives:

Itchy bumps which gets better themselves within 24 hours.

We suggest you to visit Family Urgent Care if you need treatment for any type of the rash.

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