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Glossary for Face rash

Medical terms related to Face rash or mentioned in this section include:

  • Acne: Pimples and blackheads on the skin
  • Cheek rash: An eruption on the skin of the cheek.
  • Contact dermatitis: Skin reaction to an irritant
  • Dandruff: Scaly and dry material that is shed from the scalp
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Erysipelas: An infectious skin disease with symptoms such as redness, swelling, fever, large blisters and pain.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Facial pain: Pain affecting the face
  • Facial rash: A rash anatomically located on the face
  • Facial rash in children: A facial rash in children refers to any type of eruption or reaction of the skin on the face of a child.
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Impetigo: Contagious skin rash from bacteria
  • Molluscum contagiosum: Common wart-causing virus.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Nose Rash: Rash occurring on or around the nose.
  • Pemphigus Vulgaris: A severe autoimmune skin disease characterized by blistering of the skin including the mucous membranes inside the mouth and esophagus.
  • Perioral dermatitis: A rash consisting of itchy red bumps that occur around the mouth area. The cheeks and even eye area may eventually become involved. The cause of the condition is not well understood but topical glucocorticoids can dramatically worsen the condition or even cause the condition.
  • Pityriasis Alba: A chronic skin condition affecting mostly children or adolescents. It involves hypopigmentation or lighter patches on the skin usually on the cheeks. The rash may be covered by fine skin flakes.
  • Psoriasis: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin condition where the defective immune system causes skin cells to grow rapidly. It affects a significant number of people. Arthritis, which can be severe, is associated with the psoriasis in up to a third of cases. Not all patients who are susceptible to the condition will develop it - roughly 10% of those susceptible will actually develop the condition. There are various environmental factors which can trigger the onset of the disease e.g. strep throat (common trigger), some medication, stress and cold weather. Once the disease develops, it may resolve on its own or with treatment or may become a persistent chronic condition. The severity and duration of symptoms is variable.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Red face: Red coloring, redness, or flushing of the face.
  • Rosacea: Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin
  • Rosacea-like symptoms: rosacea is characterized by symptoms of facial flushing and a spectrum of clinical signs, including erythema, telangiectasia, coarseness of skin, and an inflammatory papulopustular eruption resembling acne
  • Skin lesion: Lesions appearing on the skin.
  • Skin problems: Any condition that affects the skin
  • Skin rash: Change in the skin which affects the color, appearance or texture.
  • Skin symptoms: Symptoms affecting the skin.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Face rash:

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