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Contents for Rash
  1. Introduction: Rash
  2. Causes (1165 conditions)
  3. Causes of Types
  4. Drug causes (2565 listings)
  5. Drug interaction causes (67 listings)
  6. Diagnostic tests (18 listings)
  7. Questions your doctor may ask (and why) (25 listings)
  8. Combined symptoms
  9. News (37 listings)


Rashes: Rashes is listed as an alternate name or description for symptom:

Causes of Rash (Rashes): See detailed list of causes below.

Rash (medical symptom): Rash of any type affecting the skin.

Introduction: Rashes

Rash (medical symptom): There are many possible causes of a rash and any rash needs prompt investigation by a doctor or a dermatologist. Rashes can be caused by illnesses such as viruses (e.g chicken pox) or systemic conditions (e.g. lupus), by allergies such as hives or eczema, parasites like lice in scabies, by reactions to chemicals, and by numerous other causes. One of the most feared but less common rashes is that caused by meningococcal disease, which is a characteristic hemorrhagic rash, caused by bleeding of capillaries just under the skin (see hemorrhagic rash for more details). Any type of hemorrhagic rash is a medical emergency.

Causes of Rash (Rashes)

The list of medical condition causes of Rash (Rashes) includes:

All 1165 causes of Rash

More Specific Symptoms for Rashes:

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Related Symptoms for Rashes

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Broader Symptom Types for Rashes:

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More Symptom Information for Rashes

For a medical symptom description of 'Rashes', the following symptom information may be relevant to the symptoms: Rash (symptom). However, note that other causes of the symptom 'Rashes' may be possible.

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