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Skin rash

Skin rash: Introduction

Skin rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture. See detailed information below for a list of 461 causes of Skin rash, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Skin rash:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Skin rash. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Skin rash:

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Skin rash Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Skin rash may include:

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Alternative Treatments for Skin rash

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Skin rash may include:

Skin rash: Animations

Medications or substances causing Skin rash:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Skin rash as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Dextrothyroxine Sodium
  • Choloxine
  • Daunorubicin Hydrochloride
  • Cerubidine
  • Rubilem
  • Trixilem
  • more causes...»

Drug interactions causing Skin rash:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Skin rash as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Adalat (Nifedipine) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Procardia (Nifedipine) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Calan (Verapamil) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Isoptin (Verapamil) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Verelan (Verapamil) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Cardizem (Diltiazem) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Skin rash: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Skin rash

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Skin rash: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Causes of Skin rash listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Skin rash as a symptom include:

Definitions of Skin rash:

Diseases in which skin eruptions or rashes are a prominent manifestation. Classically, six such diseases were described with similar rashes; they were numbered in the order in which they were reported. Only the fourth (Duke's disease), fifth (ERYTHEMA INFECTIOSUM), and sixth (EXANTHEMA SUBITUM) numeric designations survive as occasional synonyms in current terminology.
- (Source - Diseases Database)

Any red eruption of the skin
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)

Detailed list of causes of Skin rash

The list below shows some of the causes of Skin rash mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Skin rash?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Skin rash. Of the 461 causes of Skin rash that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 4 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 6 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 1 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 15 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 440 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Skin rash:

The following list of conditions have 'Skin rash' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Skin rash:

The following list of medical conditions have Skin rash or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Skin rash Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Skin rash based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    What are the alternative names for Skin rash:

    Spots, Rash, Cutaneous eruption, Dermatosis, Exanthema, Nonspecific skin eruption, Skin lesions (miscellaneous)
    - (Source - Diseases Database)

    Classifications of Skin rash:

    Subtypes of Skin rash:

    Acne-like rash (20 causes), Excess skin pigmentation (32 causes), Scabbing skin (3 causes), Skin cancer (45 causes), Eczematous rash (13 causes), Forehead rash (23 causes), Increased pigmentation (20 causes), Intertriginous rash (6 causes), Mottled Skin (36 causes), Scrotal rash (18 causes), Skin, mottled (9 causes), Mild allergic skin rash (5 causes), Allergic skin rash (7 causes), Allergic skin reaction (2 causes), Annular rash (10 causes), Chafing (6 causes), Ecchymosis (47 causes), Malar rash (11 causes), Weals (156 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Skin rash:

    Rash symptoms (1165 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Skin rash

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