A rash is an abnormal variation in the color or texture of the skin. They typically follow inflammatory reactions, which have a variety of reasons. There are numerous kinds of skin rashes.
Although most skin rashes are benign, some require medical attention from your physician or pharmacist, who may prescribe medications, lotions, or ointments. Several rashes, particularly those intensely red and purple that neither go away when touched, can even require immediate medical attention because they are linked to blood infections, including meningitis (septicemia).
What are the causes of rashes?
If you develop a rash, remember to: