Nov 27, 2018 ·
- Bites and stings. Many insects can cause a rash through a bite or sting. Although the reaction will vary depending on the person and the animal, symptoms often include
- Flea bites. Fleas are tiny jumping insects that can live in fabrics within the home. They have a very fast breeding cycle and can take over a home very rapidly.
- Fifth disease. Also known as erythema infectiosum and slapped cheek syndrome, fifth disease is caused by the parvovirus B19. One of the symptoms is a rash, which appears in three stages
- Impetigo. Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection that most commonly affects children. The first sign is normally a patch of red, itchy skin. There are two types of impetigo
Aug 13, 2018 ·
- Natalie Phillips
- Flea bites. usually located in clusters on the lower legs and feet. itchy, red bump surrounded by a red halo. symptoms begin immediately after being bitten.
- Fifth disease. headache, fatigue, low fever, sore throat, runny nose, diarrhea, and nausea. children are more likely than adults to experience a rash.
- Rosacea. chronic skin disease that goes through cycles of fading and relapse. relapses may be triggered by spicy foods, alcoholic beverages, sunlight, stress, and the intestinal bacteria Helicobacter pylori.
- Impetigo. common in babies and children. often located in the area around the mouth, chin, and nose. irritating rash and fluid-filled blisters that pop easily and form a honey-colored crust.
Hives usually cause itching, but may also burn or sting.They can appear anywhere on the body, including the face, lips, tongue, throat, or ears.Hives vary in size (from a pencil eraser to a dinner ...
- Dry skin. Scaling, itching, and cracking. Most common on the legs, arms, and abdomen. Can often be solved with lifestyle changes. Read full article on dry skin.
- Food allergy. This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required. Occurs when your immune system reacts inappropriately to common substances found in foods or drinks.
- End stage renal disease. By Anna Frodesiak (Own work) [CC0], via Wikimedia Commons. An autoimmune disease that displays a wide variety of symptoms that affect many different body systems and organs.
- Candida. Usually occurs in skin folds (armpits, buttocks, under breasts, between fingers and toes) Begins with itching, stinging, and burning red rash with wet appearance and dry crusting at the edges.
- Got Skin Problems? Is your skin itchy, broken out, or covered in a rash or strange spots? Skin inflammation, changes in texture or color, and spots may result from infection, a chronic skin condition, or contact with an allergen or irritant.
- Shingles (Herpes Zoster) A rash of raised dots that turns into painful blisters, shingles causes your skin to burn, itch, tingle, or become very sensitive.
- Hives (Urticaria) Hives look like welts and can itch, sting or burn. They vary in size and sometimes join together. They may appear on any part of you and last anywhere from minutes to days.
- Psoriasis. Thick, red patches of skin covered with white or silvery scales are signs of psoriasis. Doctors know how psoriasis works -- your immune system triggers new skin cells to grow too quickly -- but they don't know what causes it.
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- Mosquito bites. A mosquito bite is a small, round, puffy bump that appears soon after you’ve been bitten. The bump will become red, hard, swollen, and itchy.
- Fire ant bites. This condition is considered a medical emergency. Urgent care may be required. Fire ants are small, aggressive, red or black venomous ants with a painful, stinging bite.
- Flea bites. Flea bites are usually located in clusters on the lower legs and feet. The itchy, red bumps are surrounded by a red halo. Symptoms begin immediately after you’re bitten.
- Bedbug bites. The itchy rash is caused by an allergic reaction to the bite of a bedbug. The small rashes have red, swollen areas and dark-red centers.
Itchy skin is a common problem that can be hard to diagnose. WebMD looks at the possible causes, from minor irritants to serious illnesses.
- Stephanie Langmaid
Common rashes include eczema, poison ivy, hives, and athlete's foot. Infections that cause rashes may be fungal, bacterial, parasitic, or viral. Over-the-counter products may be helpful treatments for many skin rashes. Rashes lasting more than a few days that are unexplained should be evaluated by a doctor. What are the causes, symptoms, and ...
Sep 20, 2018 ·
- Muscle loss. Muscle loss, or muscle wasting, can lead to unexpected weight loss. The major symptom is muscle weakness. One of your limbs may even look smaller than the other.
- Overactive thyroid. Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, develops when your thyroid gland makes too much thyroid hormone. These hormones control many functions in the body, including metabolism.
- Rheumatoid arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease that makes your immune system attack the lining of your joints, leading to inflammation.
- Diabetes. Another cause of unwanted weight loss is type 1 diabetes. If you have type 1 diabetes, your immune system attacks cells in your pancreas that make insulin.
- Fifth disease. Share on Pinterest. Headache, fatigue, low fever, sore throat, runny nose, diarrhea, and nausea. Children are more likely than adults to experience a rash.
- Infectious mononucleosis. Share on Pinterest. Infectious mononucleosis is usually caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) It mainly occurs in high school and college students.
- Hand, foot, and mouth disease. Share on Pinterest. Image source: Image by: KlatschmohnAcker (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons.
- Chickenpox. Share on Pinterest. Clusters of itchy, red, fluid-filled blisters in various stages of healing all over the body. Rash is accompanied by fever, body aches, sore throat, and loss of appetite.