What types of skin rashes do you suffer from?
Gosh, I've looked at hundreds of rash pictures I'm still confused.....They all seem to look the same!
Almost everyone has had a reaction or a form of dermatitis at one time or another.
So to help you figure out what kind of rash you have, we've posted lots of photos of the most common forms of skin eczema.
In addition to rash pictures we've also added some common symptoms to help you along and hopefully find a good treatment option.
NOTE: Do you have a dry, scaly, itchy type of rashes that occurs mostly around the lower legs and ankles?
Some research suggests there could be a connection between rheumatoid arthritis medications - such as Enbrelor Humira - and these types of side-effects.
So if you're taking any RA medication (or any medication) and
suddenly notice unusual rashes or itchy spots, check with your doctor.
Also, try to drink lots of water and some of the following recommendations and home remedies to relieve itchy dryness.
If you're itching turns to welts up when scratched read more about eczema symptoms to see if there is a possible connection.
While any type of change should be diagnosed by your doctor. Many people often try home remedies like homemade lotions or over-the-counter anti-itch creams.
Fungal - Fungal rash is one of the most common types of
rashes and can appear anywhere on the body, but especially on the feet
(athlete’s food), and groin and jock area.
A fungal rash usually develops due to overgrowth of certain germs. Most common rashes are caused by fungus or yeast.
Symptoms of fungal rashes include deep red patches that spread easily to other parts of the body.
Some are itchy and some are scaly – these types of rashes can be can sting and be very uncomfortable.
Other Fungal skin rash include ringworms which are small red
circles or sores on the skin. This one is very contagious and will
spread to other parts of the body.
Bacteria – Bacterial rashes are usually more serious in
nature. Examples of these types of rash include syphilis rash, strep
rash, cellulitis infection, and Lyme disease.
Viral - is also pretty common. Viral rashes include: measles, chickenpox, and shingles rash. Also, a more serious viral rash is the HIV rash or AIDs rash which develops in those who have contracted the HIV virus.
Hives (urticaria) - these types of breakouts are usually marked by
circular wheels of red, itchy rashes. While hives can affect any part of
the body, they generally show up on the throat, arms, legs, and
Hives can be caused by many things, the most common reason people develop hives is food allergy, infection, or insect stings.
That's why it's important to keep an anti-itch cream on hand to reduce symptoms of hives including:
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