Archive for March, 2010

Common Insect Bite Rashes: Causes of Skin Redness

For most of us, insect bites are simply annoying, but certain types of bites can be life threatening. When an individual is bit by an insect, they usually do not feel the initial bite. That’s why it is important to know what common insect bite rashes look like.

Hot Tub Folliculitis: Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteria

I magine this. You go to a luxurious spa or hotel, and figure you’ll pamper yourself with a nice long soak in the hot tub. After a few minutes you get out and go on your way. Anywhere from 8 hours to 2 days later you start to notice an itchy red rash on your [...]

Itchy Skin Allergies: Three Common Causes of Rashes

Those with itchy skin allergies suffer often from common irritants. There are a variety of skin allergies including hives, contact dermatitis and eczema. These are probably some of the more common types. They are caused by different substances, but all of them affect the skin.

What Can Cause a Rash on the Stomach or Chest Areas

It isn’t necessarily uncommon to have a rash on the stomach or chest, but it can make you feel anxious while you resolve it. Some rashes can be a product of something as minor as an allergic reaction.