Common Rashes Anyone Should Be Able to Identify

Attractive news Dec 7, 2018

1. Lyme disease

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Lyme borreliosis is an infectious disease caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium. Blacklegged deer ticks spread it. The symptoms include headache, fatigue, fever, and a skin rash like in the above photo. If untreated, his infection can affect the nervous system, heart, and joints.

2. Allergic rash

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The main purpose of our immune system is to protect us from viruses and bacteria. But sometimes it starts a war against non-harmful substances, and an allergic reaction occurs. It can result in various symptoms, and a rash is one of them. The skin gets red and itchy, and sometimes swollen or dry — it all depends on the immune system’s reaction.

3. Shingles (herpes zoster)

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Shingles and chickenpox are caused by the same virus which stays inactive in your body after you’ve had chickenpox. After a while, the disease may come back as shingles. Shingles causes a painful rash. Generally, there is a stripe of blisters that wraps around the side of your torso, although the rash can be found anywhere on your body.

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