The symptoms of skin rash include itchy skin, red patches, pain and skin irritation. Rashes are caused by many different things, including allergies.

Sometimes rashes indicate larger medical problems. Anyone can get a skin rash, though certain genes can make people more likely to get them.

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What are causes of skin rashes?

Some causes of skin rashes are:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Viruses
  • Bacteria
  • Heat
  • Medications
  • Contact with a chemical, like poison ivy
  • Cosmetics

What are the symptoms of skin rashes?

Some rashes develop immediately, while others show up over several days. Common symptoms of rashes are:

  • Blisters
  • Itching
  • Raised bumps
  • Redness
  • Discolored skin
  • Scaly skin

How are skin rashes treated?

It’s important to determine what caused your rash before you treat it. If the rash is severe, doesn’t go away or you have other symptoms, seek medical care.

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Visit your nearest CareNow® urgent care clinic for help with any minor skin rashes.

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