Archive for September, 2010

Purpura Rash

A purpura rash is sometimes also known as blood spots or skin hemorrhages. It usually presents as red spots all over the skin on different parts of the body, specifically the lower legs and arms.

Itching Between Fingers: Scabies Or Something Else

Sarcoptes scabes are microscopic insects that burrow deep into the skin and causes intense itching. This mite infection will then spread from one person to another by physical contact and can also occur due to contact with their bedding, clothing and personal items.

Chickenpox and High Schools

People usually will have a red rash and fever with chickenpox along with respiratory symptoms. Though not common, it can get complicated by pneuomonia or bacteria spreading.