Learn about treatment of various types of rashes

Rash generally means change in the color and texture of your skin;it is a common skin problem that can occur to anyone.Rash is the area of the skin that become rough, patchy swollen, and inflamed. The skin condition also includes bumps that appear like a pimple. Some skin rashes occur immediately and some take time. There are more than 20 conditions thatarerelated with rashes. Some common rashes are as follows:

Learn about treatment of various types of rashes

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Seborrheic dermatitis

It is a skin condition that causes red patches andscaly skin. This occurs on cheeks, brows and mainly on the scalp. It is long-term skin disorder and can be treated by medication.

Atopic dermatitis or eczema 

It is identified by red, itchy and scaly bumps. This condition inclines to occur in people with asthma or allergies.

Contact dermatitis 

The rashes in contact dermatitis are caused by direct contact with allergens that irritate the affected area of the skin.

Stasis dermatitis

It is a serious type of dermatitis that is identified by swelling of the lower legs and weepy blisters. This condition is caused by poor circulation in the veins.

Nummular eczema

It is associated with dry skin, during winter or incold seasons, this condition is generallyidentified by weepy dermatitis that appear as small coin-shaped plaques.


It is a kind of rash that can be identified by silvery flakes on the skin of the scalp. It can occur in the elbows and knees of a person and with time fall off.


The red, itchy bumps that appear very quickly and disappear in less than 24 hours are known as hives.

Rashes due to insect bites

In summers, bedbugs, ticks, mosquitoes and other insect bites are common. These bites can cause different type of rashes on the skin. Sometimes we scratch the affected area, this causes more inflammation and pain. Insects bite may also bring viral diseases such as Lyme disease or dengue fever; these can be simply identified by formation of rashes all throughout the body.

Heat rash (miliaria) 

This is caused by the overproduction of the sweat glands. Heat rash mostly occurs during hot and humid season. They appear as blisters or pimples in the upper chest, neck, elbow creases and under the breasts.

Rashes medication reaction

Certain medications can cause skin rashes on sensitive skin. They appear due to an allergic response.


It is an infection of the hair follicles on the scalp and skin can cause red and tender patches or small blisters.


It is a skin condition caused by fungus. It is found in the outdoor like soil, plants, and animals. This causes rashes of hair, skin and nails which is known as ringworm and tinea.

Treatment for rashes

Rashes are common problem that is faced by many people around the world. Many rashes heal with proper skincare treatment.  And for some, you have to consult your dermatologist. You can gently wash rashes with hypo allergic soap. You can also apply calamine lotion on your skin rash. Over the counter hydrocortisone, creams are very helpful for reducing rashes from your skin.

Natural remedies

Organic food, clean lean protein, cold pressed oil and flax and chia seeds can reduce the inflammation and itching of rashes. Essential oil is very beneficial for reducing rashes-lavender oil ta-tree oil is highly recommended by doctorsalso.

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