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Glossary for Red rash

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

  • Barmah Forest virus: Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia
  • Blisters: Blistering of the skin.
  • Bruising: Bleeding under skin leading to discoloration.
  • Chemical poisoning -- Borates: Borate is a chemical used in a wide variety of products - herbicides, paints, insecticides, rodenticides and various personal products such as skin creams, toothpastes and powders. Ingestion and other exposures to the chemical can cause various symptoms. The type and severity of symptoms varies depending on the amount of chemical involved and the nature of the exposure.
  • Chikungunya: A rare viral disease usually transmitted by mosquitoes and characterized by fever, rash and severe arthritis.
  • Dengue fever: An acute viral disease characterized by fever, rash and myalgia and caused by a flavivirus which is transmitted by mosquitoes.
  • Dermatitis: Inflammation of the skin.
  • Discoid lupus erythematosus: Form of lupus affecting the skin.
  • Drug Allergies: Allergies to medications or other drugs.
  • Eczema: Skin rash usually from allergic causes.
  • Erythema multiforme: An allergic inflammatory skin disorder which has a variety of causes and results in skin and mucous membrane lesions that affect mainly the hands, forearms, feet, mouth nose and genitals.
  • Face symptoms: Symptoms affecting the face
  • Head symptoms: Symptoms affecting the head or brain
  • Herbal Agent adverse reaction -- Kombucha: Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. Kombucha can cause an adverse reaction in some people.
  • Herbal Agent overdose -- Kombucha: Kombucha can be used as a herbal agent to treat insomnia, arthritis, aches, high blood pressure and to improve the immune system. The ingestion of excessive amounts of Kombucha can result in overdose symptoms.
  • Hooft disease: A rare disorder characterized by mental and physical retardation, red rash and low blood lipid level.
  • Leptospirosis: Bacterial infection usually caught from animal urine.
  • Measles: Once common viral infection now rare due to vaccination.
  • Meningococcal disease: Dangerous bacterial infection causing meningitis or bacteremia.
  • Meningococcemia: A rare infectious disease whose main symptoms are upper respiratory tract infection, fever, rash and eye and ear problems.
  • Nerve symptoms: Symptoms affecting the nerves
  • Omenn syndrome: A rare inherited disorder of the immune system involving B and T lymphocytes and characterized by skin rash and frequent infections.
  • Pityriasis Rosea: A skin rash that starts with a large scaly spot and then develops into groups of smaller patches. The condition usually resolves itself within about 8 weeks.
  • Port-wine stain:
  • 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.
  • Q fever: A disease caused by Coxiella burnetti which causes fever, headache and muscle pain.
  • Rash: Rash of any type affecting the skin.
  • Ricketttsialpox: An infectious disease caused by Rickettsia akari and transmitted by mice mites.
  • Rosacea: Inflammatory rash affecting cheeks, nose, forehead, chin
  • Roseola infantum: Contagious infant conditions
  • Ross River virus: Mosquito-borne virus in parts of Australia and other countries
  • Rubella: A contagious viral infection caused by the Rubella virus which produces a rash and lymph node swelling. It can have serious implication in pregnant women as the virus can be transmitted through the placenta and cause serious fetal defects or even fetal death.
  • Scarlet fever: A complication of infection from strep bacteria such as strep throat.
  • Sensations: Changes to sensations or the senses
  • Skin color changes: Skin changes such as redness, blueness, or whitening.
  • 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.
  • Sores: Sores affecting the skin.
  • Swelling symptoms: Symptoms causing swelling or enlargement.
  • Syphilis: A sexually transmitted disease caused by a bacteria (Treponema pallidum). The condition is often asymptomatic in the early stages but one or more sores may be present in the early stages. Untreated syphilis usually results in remission of visible symptoms but further severe damage may occur to internal organs and other body tissues which can result in death.
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus: chronic autoimmune disease that can be fatal, though with recent medical advances, fatalities are becoming increasingly rare.
  • Weals: Drug reaction, allergy, infection, lupus, overactive thyroid, polycythemia, rheumatic fever, blisters, amyloidosis, progesterone increase, Still's Disease, pregnancy, vasculitis

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