Skin rash

It is a skin disease caused by inflammation and irritation of a specific area of ​​the skin, where it becomes more red and swollen, with a constant desire to itch, and the area is warmer than the rest of the body, with some blisters appearing on the rash area, and this type of disease may appear in any area From areas of the body, and is divided into a localized rash, and a rampant rash, and in both cases it does not pose a threat to human life, as the local rash is in a specific area of ​​the body, while the rampant is in the whole body, as a result of a viral infection, while other types are the result of a response An allergic reaction such as a localized rash, or it appears gradually, as a result of irritating substances to the skin, and we will mention the signs that appear on the human body as a result of the rash:

  • The formation of cracks in the skin, and dryness of the skin.
  • The appearance of skin lesions such as pus, pimples, and others.
  • Swelling of the skin, high temperature, and the appearance of crusts in the area of ​​the rash.
  • Feeling of joint pain, shortness of breath, and suffocation in the throat.
  • The rash may sometimes be accompanied by a fever, with noticeable swelling of the area.

Causes of sudden rash

A patient who suffers from asthma or allergies is more likely to develop a rash than others, as well as people who spend most of their time in open areas of nature, develop a rash as a result of exposure to irritating plants such as nettles, in addition to insect stings, and the most important causes of rashes are:

  • Allergic reaction, caused by animals, medicines, or certain types of food.
  • Bacterial infection (impetigo).
  • Increased erosion of the skin as a result of a sudden, wrong movement.
  • Fungal infection, which is transmitted by cats and dogs, or which are in the legs of athletes.
  • Insect stings such as ticks, bedbugs, spiders and mosquitoes.
  • Parasitic infection (scabies).
  • Constant exposure to heat, moisture, and irritants such as detergents.
  • Diseases caused by acne, lupus erythematosus, Lyme disease (bull’s eye), psoriasis, and rashes.

Complications of rash in children

Baby rash is a common disease, such as diaper rash, or wet skin fold rash, but there are cases in which a doctor should be consulted, due to its dangerous complications, which are:

  • Failure to respond to home treatment, such as: maintaining cleanliness, washing, and soothing ointments.
  • The outbreak of the rash all over the body, and its appearance in sensitive areas such as the eyes or the feet.
  • The child’s feeling of a constant urge to scratch.
  • The following signs appear: redness, swelling, and pain in the area with heat.
  • If the rash appears due to stings, or medications.
  • The following symptoms appear: fever, difficulty breathing, and wheezing.

Prevention of rashes

Adhering to and maintaining regular hygiene is one of the most important ways to prevent rashes, in addition to the need to refrain from exposure to irritating substances, or the use of outdated preparations.

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Writing – on the date : – Last updated: 2022-05-15 07:15:01