A skin rash is characterized by a change in colour, texture or appearance of the skin. It can be in the form of skin eruption too by making the skin bumpy, swelled up and blistered causing a lot of pain and itchiness. Rashes can occur at a particular area in the body or can be spread out to the whole of the body. A rash can happen due to various factors and might not only mean serious skin conditions yet a diagnosis should be done by a dermatologist as rashes have different symptoms for various other diseases.
There are many types of rashes and a diagnosis need to be done to rule out any other medical conditions or skin diseases.
Rashes can be a symptom of many serious diseases and should not be taken lightly if the situation deteriorates.
Frequent causes of rashes are as follows
Treatment of a rash should only be followed after consultation with a doctor to diagnose the cause of a rash. Rashes can vary in symptoms according to any underlying conditions or serious diseases. A general skin rash due to an irritant fades away in a week while rashes due to a serious condition might spread all over the body. Tests can be done to rule out any dormant medical conditions. A common skin rash can be treated as per symptoms to relieve itchiness or pain while in other cases where rashes are a cause of any disease, and then the disease needs to be tackled.