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Red, Itchy Rash? by Karen Bastille Health Maven Posted Mon 06 Aug 2012 10:02pm NIH News in Health You’ve probably had a rash at some point or another, whether from poison ivy or the chickenpox or something more unusual. Why does your skin break out in red blotches like that? More important, is there anything you can do about it? We often think of the skin as a barrierit keeps the insides of o ... Read on »
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 »
Living with Lupus: Fact #22 – Not so beautiful butterfly rash! by Lupus Adventurer Posted Tue 22 May 2012 10:00am Living with Lupus: The malar, or “butterfly” rash on the face is present in about one-third of those with systemic lupus. This flat, reddish rash across the bridge of the nose and cheeks, is often the only visible symptom of this form of lupus.  Before I was treated for lupus, a malar rash showed up on my face many times.  As a teenager, my m ... Read on »
Rashes and allergies by ANNGREGORY74 Patient Expert Posted Mon 18 May 2009 11:28pm The rash on my face is getting smaller, but is still easily noticed. I applied a little cortisone cream to it and that seems to be keeping the itching under control. As for the rest of me, I don't think there's enough cortisone in the house to cover all of the itchy areas. I'm not displaying a rash on the rest of my body and the itchy spots come ... Read on »
No, not malar rash by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Aug 2009 6:04pm Yesterday, I visited my doctor. Of course, he was not happy with what he saw. First was the rash on my face. According to him it’s a bit different from the malar rash. I was asking him to prescribed me some ointment but he decline because according to him, the appearance of the rash is different. I think he won’t even allow me to used even the be ... Read on »
When to Suspect Lyme by Dr. Virginia S. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 10:49am The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature. by John Bleiweiss, MD. The When To Suspect Lyme Disease essay: This essay, written by John D. Bleiweiss, M.D., in April, 1994 is very long, but also very comprehensive and helpful. Any doctor checking for Lyme disease would do well to read this essay first; any ... Read on »
Staying Rash-Free In Summer by SkinDisorderlies .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Poison ivy, oak and sumac are a real pain for most of us since up to 85% of us are allergic to them - and all three irritate for the same reason Andrea Cambio, MD, Dermatologist : Poison ivy, oak and sumac, the sap is called urushiol, and that is the responsible chemical for causing the rash ANNOUNCER: Once the leaves are damaged ... Read on »
Oh My Rashes! by Romelette L. Patient Expert Posted Fri 10 Jul 2009 10:21pm My face is in a mess again. There are red scaring across my cheeks and it make me feel a little bit dirty. Actually I thought the rashes are gone already. But today while looking myself in the mirror I realized it has gone worst. My brother even noticed the red spots. Though I know I can do nothing about it because it’s part of my lupus but someh ... Read on »