There are people who develop rashes from certain medications. These are often allergic symptoms which occur because of a person’s reaction to a particular drug or medication. They can be mild or very serious, and vary in characteristics depending on the degree of sensitivity one has. Often one has to avoid other medications in the same family as they can cause a similar negative response.
Archive for March, 2011
Rosacea is a disorder of the facial skin that typically affects women over 30. It can appear on the cheeks, nose, chin and forehead. It can be mild one day and flare up the next for seemingly no reason. In some cases, it may appear on other areas of the body, such as chest, neck and ears.
Firstly, the name ringworm is a misnomer – a worm does not cause ringworm, it is a fungal infection. Jock itch is also a form of ringworm. This contagious condition is common in children because it lurks in warm, moist places such as locker rooms and swimming pool changing rooms.
Studies show that one in five children is affected by eczema, an allergic disorder and chronic skin condition. There are different types of eczema, though all commonly result in red and irritated skin. Sometimes, these skin lesions progress into small, fluid-filled bumps that secrete fluids. In children, infantile eczema usually affects babies from birth. [...]
A man posted a picture of his son’s rash on Facebook and received a response from a physician friend that he needs to take his son to the emergency room. The doctor, Dr. Sarah Barton, was able to see the seriousness of the rash and that it was very likely a sign of a serious illness. He was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia.