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Dermatology

Information, Symptoms, Treatments and Resources

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Pictures of Common Skin Rashes

What is a rash?

What is a rash?

Are you a victim of unbearable itching, painful bumps and blisters and unsightly reddish patches that can appear across the surface of your entire body? More often than not, you have a rash, or dermatitis.  A rash can occur through physical contact with an infected person or an infected object, as an allergic reaction to a medication, as a symptom of a medical condition or simply due to a change in the weather. Here are 18 different kinds of rashes, what they look like and what causes them.

By MedHelp Editors, published March 22, 2011