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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 Bedbug Epidemic – Not Just an Itchy Rash by DrEmilyAltman Posted Mon 13 Jun 2011 4:39pm The bedbug has been known as a human parasite for thousands of years.  The discovery of bedbug specimens in Egyptian tombs suggests that bedbugs have been infesting human habitats for at least 3550 years (Usinger, 1966).  After World War II, bedbugs became uncommon in developed countries due to social and economic progress and insecticide deve ... 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 »
Rheumatoid Arthritis Rash by awesome Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 11 Jan 2010 6:00am Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory disease that affects the joints. In people with rheumatoid arthritis, the immune system produces white blood cells that attack the synovium, a lining of tissue that surrounds the joint. (See Rheumatoid Arthritis Overview.) This causes inflammation and makes the joint swollen and painful. It can cause swel ... Read on »
My Personal Experience with Itching Disorders by Neil Kao Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 May 2009 11:25pm I have been frequently I ever know what it is like to have allergies? No, not allergic rhinitis (hayfever). My wife has severe allergies, as do most of my family. So I have lived with the sneezing, red eyes, nose blowing, and need for (OTC and prescription) meds my entire life. Now, with regard to itchy skin disorders, I think I have direct e ... Read on »
Rash Decision by Angel .. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Oct 2008 8:25pm Tomorrow I'm calling a dermatologist. Today I was supposd to have my MRI. I woke up a bit rashy--not itchy thankfully--so I took the allergist's advice and took half a Singulair. Not surprisingly, I got sleepy. Every darn allergy med out there makes me loopy or sleepy, no matter what they say. So I crashed. I woke up with not ... 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 »
Don't Be Rash (PSA) by Katie Patient Expert Posted Thu 31 Mar 2011 1:07am I know I haven't been blogging much lately. There's actually a reason for it, in addition to the general busy-ness of life with two under three. It all started with an oval patch under my bra line on my left side. I first noticed it in January. It didn't itch, burn, or really feel like anything. It was just there, about two inches long and a half ... Read on »
The Rash by Kristen H. Posted Wed 09 Jun 2010 3:07pm (laughing to myself) I'm not sure what to talk about first today. Should it be the itchy rash that my Dad has acquired, or the fact that when I went into his room today he was walking around in just a t-shirt (nothing else), or the fact that they may have found the source of the urine smell in his room (yay)? Hmmm. I will start with ... Read on »
Among Cell-Phone Junkies, Rash on the Rise by HealthFinder Posted Sun 14 Nov 2010 9:00am healthnewslink Skin doctors say nickel allergy is to blame. By Julia VanTine HealthDay Reporter SUN ... Read on »