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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.

Little girl at home sick with chickenpox, white antiseptic cream applied by her mother to the rash
Chickenpox

The most common symptom of chickenpox is an itchy rash. Here’s what you can do at home to calm the itch and help your child feel better.

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.

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.

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.

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