A diaper rash is common but very uncomfortable skin rash that is seen in infants. This red, painful rash thrives in warm, moist environments and may even cause the skin to be scaly, bumpy, or raw. It accounts for about 20% of all childhood visits to a dermatologist.
Hay fever or allergic rhinitis is a common term for seasonal allergies. This simply means inflammation inside the nose. Hay fever causes cold-like signs and symptoms such as runny nose, itchy eyes, congestion, sneezing, and sinus pressure.
Scarlet fever, also called scarlatina, is a bacterial infection that mainly affects children. If left untreated, it can sometimes lead to severe complications. A distinctive sign of scarlet fever is a pink-red rash.
Chickenpox is a contagious infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It causes an itchy rash with small, fluid-filled blisters. Although uncomfortable, most people recover within 1-2 weeks. It is highly contagious to those who haven’t had the disease or been vaccinated against it.
Imagine being allergic to the slightest touch that when someone lightly runs their finger on your skin it will leave wheals on your dermis that can last for 30 minutes. This is what people with dermatographia have to endure—the allergy to touch. Symptoms Dermatographia is also called ‘skin writing’ because
A maculopapular rash usually occurs at a large area on the body, and is usually red and has small, confluent bumps. The sandpapery rash of scarlet fever, or scarletina, is the classic example of a maculopapular rash. The most distinctive feature of the rash is the pattern of macules or
Brachioradial pruritus or BRP, is a form of chronic localized neuropathic itch that affects the dorsolateral aspect of the forearms, meaning it affects the skin between your shoulder to the forearm. BRP is named after the brachioradial muscle that runs between the two joints. Symptoms BRP symptoms include tingling, burning,