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What causes a rash?

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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics
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In brief: 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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In brief: 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. Get a more personalized answer to your question ›
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Dr. Chad Rudnick
Pediatrics , 3 years in practice
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