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The Lupus Butterfly Rash or Malar Rash: Information You Need to Know. by Molly Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Nov 2012 1:58pm Derived from the Latin word ‘mala’ which means cheekbone, the Malar or Butterfly rash is a kind of skin condition typically characterized by the appearance of rashes across the cheekbones and over the bridge of the nose.  These rashes are usually red or purple in color in either a blotchy pattern or completely red over the affected area, a ... Read on »
The Poop on Pampers Dry Max Diapers vs Facebook Moms: A Rash of Rashes or Rash Rush to Recall? by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 06 Jun 2010 8:57am There's a battle raging online over little butts. Parents on Facebook posting cringe-worthy stories and photos of rashes, blisters, burns, and bleeding they attribute to Pamper's new Dry Max diapers . A tone-deaf Pampers spokesperson claiming he was insulted by such charges the thinner, more absorbent cousin to Cruisers is anything other than saf ... Read on »
Skin Rash: Skin rashes are common and due to many factors ranging from serious diseases or allergic by Danny & Susan S. Health Maven Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:39pm Skin rashes come in all shapes and sizes and have many different causes, ranging from an allergic reactions to rashes caused from bites and stings. Skin rashes are mostly temporary and self-limiting and with a little tender love and care, most skin rashes can be treated quickly and easily. However, there are some medical conditions that presen ... Read on »
Coping with Lupus: Fact #16 – Discoid is the most common lupus by Lupus Adventurer Posted Wed 16 May 2012 11:00am Coping with Lupus: Discoid lupus (the most common form of skin lupus) accounts for approximately 10 percent of all cases of lupus and occurs in 20 percent of those with systemic lupus.  My discoid lupus was most pronounced before I began taking Plaquenil, and after this first baseline drug treatment started, my rashes cleared up on my face, e ... Read on »
Lupus Fact & Blog of the Day No.16 – Discoid Lupus & Molly’s Fund – More than a Blog by Lupus Adventurer Posted Thu 16 May 2013 8:00am Oregon recognizes May as Lupus Awareness Month! Today, we turn the spotlight onto Portland, Oregon and Molly’s Fund and Molly’s Blog.  Molly was in her twenties and just beginning a promising career as an opera singer.  She suddenly became ill with multiple infections and overwhelming multi-system health problems that severely interrupt ... Read on »
Eczema is an itchy, red rash tha... by Rev. Dr. Richard B. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Thu 11 Sep 2008 7:06pm 4 Comments Eczema is an itchy, red rash that varies in size from a small patch of affected dry skin to larger portions of the body. Originating at any age and capable of persisting into adulthood, eczema is one of the most chronic skin conditions. Eczema is an allergic reaction that manifests as an inflammation of the upper layers of skin. Allergens th ... Read on »
JOURNAL: Rash by annhertel Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 10:22pm I am busy working on a research paper (which I will post here because it's about the brain and disorders) but I have been getting these rashes randomly on my skin, mostly arms and legs, although once on my stomach, and they itch like the devil, are random and irregular shaped, covering an area smaller than a dollar bill, it's red, raised, produce ... Read on »
Mystery Rash by Shannon .. Registered Nurse Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:08pm 6 Comments Last night when I was giving Gabi a bath, I noticed she had a rash that was covering her back, chest, neck and stomach. There were also a few red patches on her legs. I know what chicken pox looks like, and this definitely was not chicken pox. I'm just not sure what it was. I looked up various rashes online and the closest I see to what it looks li ... Read on »
Remove Diaper Rash with New Organic Baby Products by Carolin K. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Sat 23 Aug 2008 3:17pm The first time I held my newborn baby my life changed. The pure, innocent tiny person lying in my arms needed my protection. Babies absorb chemicals and the last thing you want to do is add toxins to your baby’s sensitive skin. The diaper areas is a real problem area and so many poor babies get diaper rash. And no wonder. ... Read on »
How To Deal With A Heat Rash by Nick B. Patient Expert Posted Tue 25 Aug 2009 5:56pm 1 Comment We are all, I’m sure, familiar with that common hot weather complaint, the heat rash - often referred to as prickly heat. Anyone can develop it, but children are significantly more vulnerable to it, and understandably the itchiness and irritation it can cause can can be incredibly uncomfortable for them. However, it is not just the heat that c ... Read on »