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A 34-year-old member asked:

What causes random rashes?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 18 years experience
Rash: So many things cause rash. Skin is the largest organ in/on the body. To get the best diagnosis for a rash of any kind, it is recommended to have a doctor look at the rash to confirm and provide appropriate treatment based on the evaluation. Infections, irritation, allergy, medications, etc can all contribute to rash.
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What causes a rash?

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics 11 years experience
Many possibilities: Rashes can be caused from a very wide range of possibilities. These can include infections, contact rashes, irritant rashes, just to name a few. Within these categories the list is extensive and much more than the characters allow. In a very brief statement, a rash is your body's response to a given irritant or infection. This can be from something external in the environment or internal within the body.
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Last updated Oct 16, 2019
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