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What causes a skin rash and/or bite to itch?

What causes a skin rash and/or bite to itch?

Inflammation: The body reacts the injury and causes white blood cells to counteract the injury to repair the area. As part of the process small nerve fibers are irritated resulting in a sensation of itching. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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What causes a skin rash from using a hot tub?

What causes a skin rash from using a hot tub?

Hot tub fun: Some people get an almost allergic-like reaction from the heat and other chemicals in the hot tob. The reaction can look like a flat, splotchy red rash and can itch. Another rash that happens is really an infection called folliculitis. You develop little bumps that may be full of pus at the base of each hair follicle. It's red and can itch. Usually antibiotics are needed. Happy hot tubbing! ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine cause a skin rash?

Can too much caffeine cause a skin rash?

No, but....: It would not but may heighten your sense of any degree of itching and when you scratch your skin, a rash if born. ...Read more

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What could have caused a skin rash while we were on vacation in mexico?

What could have caused a skin rash while we were on vacation in mexico?

Unknown: Without a proper jistory and physical exam, it is impossible to tell you what caused your rash... There could be multiple possibilities ranging from some allergy you had, to stress, to a bug bite, etc. See your dr. To get a clinical exam and proper diagnosis to be treated effectively. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can aspertame cause a skin rash?

Can aspertame cause a skin rash?

YES: Any chemical compound can cause allergy which usually starts with skin rush. Make sure that you have this problem every time you use this product.If so, stop taking it. Try stevia. ...Read more

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Can being dehydrated cause a skin rash to develop?

Can being dehydrated cause a skin rash to develop?

Dehydration and rash: Normally dehydration does not cause skin rashes. However, it can cause the skin to turn red, itch and turn dry. Occasionally one can see the appearance of hives. ...Read more

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What kind of seasonal allergy could cause a skin rash?

Pollen or molds: Any seasonal allergy can cause or aggravate eczema including trees, grass, weeds and even outdoor mold spores. Keeping windows closed during the specific season is useful in decreasing exposure to the outdoor or seasonal allergens. ...Read more

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What type of seasonal allergy causes a skin rash?

What type of seasonal allergy causes a skin rash?

Pollen & Dust mites: Direct contact of the skin with grass pollen can cause a contact hive, and some individulas find that thier eczema worsens during a pollen season. Exposure to dust mites can also aggravate eczema. ...Read more

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Can Coumadin cause a skin rash?

Can Coumadin cause a skin rash?

Occasionally: Virtually all medications can be associated with rash. Rashes due to medications may be the result of non-medicinal carriers that do not effect efficacy. Sometimes changing the source of a medication can reduce the risk of rash. Coumadin may also cause a rare but serious condition of the skin called coumadin-induced skin necrosis. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more