July 23, 2016

Rash

Nummular eczema

This is a weepy, oozy dermatitis that tends to occur as coin-shaped plaques in the wintertime and is associated with very dry skin.

Drug eruptions

Certain drugs (like antibiotics) can produce a skin rash as an unwanted side effect. The common appearance is similar to rashes produced by certain common viral infections. On the other hand, drugs may produce a wide variety of other types of rashes.

Hives

These red itchy bumps come on very quickly and then resolve in about eight hours. They tend to recur frequently. If hives are caused by a drug, that drug should be avoided in the future. Continue Reading

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Reviewed on 2/17/2016