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Rashes


Find out whether you can treat a rash at home or need medical care. Get dermatologists’ expertise that can help you relieve the itch.

Mother grocery shopping with her toddler at the supermarket wearing face masks and pushing the cart.
Rash: Sign of the coronavirus in kids

Kids get lots of rashes. It can be difficult to know what’s causing them. Now you can add one more possibility to the list — a potential coronavirus infection. Learn the signs on their skin or body.

Girl scratching itchy chickenpox rash on her back
Chickenpox

You can often treat chickenpox at home. These tips from board-certified dermatologists can help relieve your child's symptoms and prevent a skin infection.

Adult man scratching itchy arm while standing outside
Contact dermatitis: Tips for managing

This rash appears when something irritates your skin or causes an allergic skin reaction. Find out what can bring relief.

Young woman scratching her arm
How to find what’s causing contact dermatitis

To get rid of this rash, you must find and avoid the cause. These dermatologists’ tips can help you pinpoint the cause.

Close-up of father changing diaper of his newborn baby daughter
Diaper rash: How to treat

Many babies develop diaper rash. Use this advice from dermatologists to treat it at home and find out when to get medical care.

Adding colloidal oatmeal to your child’s bath can help relieve dry, itchy skin. mother and child bath
Eczema: Home remedies that can relieve the itch

It can seem that nothing will relieve an itchy eczema rash. If you find yourself in this situation, try these home remedies.

Lichen planus bumps on the wrist
Lichen planus: Tips for managing

While the bumps and patches will go away on their own, the rash can itch. These self-care tips from dermatologists can relieve the itch.

Close up of female patient suffering from psoriasis skin disease on elbow
Psoriasis: 8 ways to relieve the itch

Many people say that the itch is their most bothersome symptom. To relieve itchy psoriasis, dermatologists give their patients these tips.

Rash 101 in adults: When to seek medical treatment

Rashes can appear as blotches, welts, or blisters. Find out when you need to see a dermatologist for medical treatment.

Young man drying his face with a towel in the bathroom
Ringworm: Diagnosis and treatment

The ringworm rash can itch intensely. Treatment brings relief by clearing the rash. Discover how to get the best results from treatment.

Little girl with bumps on her knees
What are those bumps on my child's skin?

It’s common for children to develop a condition that causes a rash. Here’s a guide to 12 conditions that dermatologists frequently see that can cause a rash of bumps on your child’s skin.

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