Skin Problems

Sea Lice Rash

The sea louse, which the plural is sea lice; is in the family of copepods. It falls in the siphonostomatoida order.  Sea lice are oceanic parasites that feed on the epidermal tissue, mucus, and blood of various marine fish. They are among the parasites found in the oceans and can severely affect fish and other […]

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Latex Allergy

Latex allergy encompasses various kinds of allergic reactions developed in response to latex. Latex is a natural substance and a product of rubber trees which can be found in various rubber products like rubber gloves, rubber bands, rubber toys, baby bottle nipples, condoms, balloons, etc. Individuals suffering from latex allergy are basically allergic to the […]

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Fungal Rash

Fungal rash is a condition that is characterized by appearance of red patches with uneven borders on skin. The redness, which is more intense at the center, wanes a little as you move to the edges of the patch. When scratched, the usually itchy rash it starts to bleed and becomes painful and sensitive. Many […]

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Sweat Rash

Sweat rash is a superficial inflammation of the skin normally caused by fungal yeast due to humidity and lack of ventilation. It occurs as a red rash between folds of skin where they rub together and there is  less air circulation  in areas such as under your arms and on the backs of your knees. […]

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Allergic Reaction Rash

An allergic rash is commonly characterized as skin irritation when allergens trigger the reaction by making the immune system to respond. When your skin is touched by an unfamiliar body, your immune system works in such a way that it sends an army of antibodies to wade off the intruder. As a result, a red […]

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Strep Rash

Strep rash also known as strep throat or scarlet fever is a bacterial infection affecting the tonsillar and soft palate region. The streptococcus pyogenes (also called GAS, Group A Strep) bacterial family has been identified as the cause of strep rash. It is a common type of bacteria that can live in the human body […]

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What does Zika Rash look like?

The Zika virus was first identified in rhesus monkeys in Uganda in 1947; it was later identified in humans in Uganda and Tanzania in 1952, and years later it got the world’s attention in 2007 in the Pacific Islands outbreak. The virus is mosquito-borne, and the latest emergence in Brazil in May 2015, has become […]

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Hay Fever Rash

Hay fever rash is a symptom of a condition called hay fever or allergic rhinitis. Patients may also suffer from runny nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, congestion, and heavy sinuses, which can result in a lot of distress and discomfort as well as severely affect the daily routine, work, and school. Also, patients are not allergic […]

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Belly Button Rash

Belly button rash, as the name suggests is the appearance of an itchy rash in or around the belly button. It is more common in women. It is generally caused due to some allergy, infection, disease, contact dermatitis or moisture in and around the belly button. It can range from mild to severe and is […]

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Chlorine Rash

Chlorine rash is rash on the skin when the skin is exposed to chlorine usually by contact with water containing chlorine such as in swimming. In fact it is also known by the name of swimming pool rash as most of the people into swimming report this rash. The symptoms appear in no time and […]

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