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    Nappy Rash Conditions

    Nappy Rash, What causes nappy rash? Nappy rash is a skin inflammation. Most cases are due to a reaction of the skin to urine and poo (faeces). , candidiasis nappy ...

    Prickly Heat and Heat Rash (Miliaria) Conditions

    Prickly Heat and Heat Rash (Miliaria), Miliaria is a rash that develops in some people when they sweat more than usual. The rash is also sometimes called prickly heat, or a heat ...

    Viral Rashes Conditions

    For example, you may wake up in the morning to find yourself covered in a rash. It usually lasts only a few days. Sometimes the rash is slightly itchy. Usually the rash disa...

    Hives (Inducible Urticaria) Conditions

    This itchy rash is also known as urticaria , or as nettle rash. In some cases this itchy rash is triggered by a physical stimulus. , urticaria urticarial rash hive...

    Pityriasis Versicolor Conditions

    Treatment can clear the rash. Some people who are prone to this condition need regular treatment to prevent the rash from coming back (recurring).

    Hives (Acute Urticaria) Conditions

    This itchy rash is also known as urticaria, or as nettle rash. The rash may be acute (if it comes on suddenly and does not last for long) or chronic (if the rash has lasted ...

    Pityriasis Rosea Conditions

    Pityriasis rosea is a self-limiting rash, In other words it goes away on its own without any treatment. Although the rash can be quite dramatic, the illness is very mild.

    Erythema Toxicum Neonatorum Conditions

    What does the rash of erythema toxicum neonatorum look like? The rash of ETN generally looks like red blotches, mainly affecting the face and body (trunk).

    Slapped Cheek Disease Conditions

    The infectious period is for 4-20 days before the rash appears. By the time the rash develops, it is usually no longer infectious. In the UK, April and May are the peak months for...

    Lichen Planus Conditions

    The itchiness is unusual in that affected people tend to rub the rash rather than scratch to ease the itch. Sometimes the rash develops quickly over a few days.

    Perioral Dermatitis Conditions

    The severity of the rash can vary from a few minor spots that are barely noticeable, to a definite and obvious lumpy rash that is around the mouth. The rash is not usually painful or...

    Summary Symptoms Causes Diagnosis and Treatment

    Hives (Chronic Urticaria) Conditions

    Urticaria (also known as nettle rash) is an itchy rash caused by tiny amounts of fluid that leak from blood vessels just under the skin surface. , angioedema urticaria urticarial ...

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    Shingles (Herpes Zoster) Conditions

    The affected skin hurts, and it may start to hurt before the rash appears, and may keep hurting for some time after the rash has gone. You may feel generally off-colour and not yours...

    Summary Symptoms Cause Treatment Seeing a doctor Complications Prevention - shingles vaccine

    Polymorphic Light Eruption Conditions

    It can take as little as 20 minutes of strong sun to trigger the rash. The rash generally comes on within a few hours of going into the sun. The rash usually gets better ...

    Summary Symptoms Causes and Diagnosis Treatment and Prevention

    Purpuric Rashes Conditions

    It's easy to tell if you have a purpuric rash rather than another spotty rash because if you press on the skin with an empty drinking glass the spots won't fade.

    Summary Symptoms and Causes Diagnosis and Treatment

    Skin Rashes Conditions

    This leaflet is a guide but if you have any concerns, you must telephone or see your GP, especially if: The rash doesn't quickly disappear. You feel unwell. The rash ...

    Viral Skin Infections Conditions

    When should I seek help for a rash? Occasionally a rash can be a sign of serious illness. The best sign that someone is unwell with a rash is if they feel ill or, in the case of a...

    Summary Symptoms Causes and diagnosis Treatment and outlook

    Seborrhoeic Dermatitis in Babies (Cradle Cap) Conditions

    The condition is not usually itchy and, in most cases, the baby is not aware of any problem or discomfort. Rash . In addition to cradle cap, some affected babies develop a mi...

    Eczema Herpeticum Conditions

    It causes a blistery skin rash. It most often affects children who have eczema. It should be treated as soon as possible to avoid complications.

    Chickenpox in Children Conditions

    Being unable to take fluids, due to a severe rash in the mouth. A severe rash, or a rash which bruises or bleeds into the skin (haemorrhagic rash).

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