As we know, almost every person looks after their skin and hair since the health of these two are very important due to their visibility. Any disorder that affects the hair and the skin is very distressful, uncomfortable and embarrassing.
Red bumpy rash
Rash is one of the skin disorders that can manifest through red bumps, lumps, pimples or blisters. Everyone is susceptible to this skin condition, which can be induced by various allergies and hives, as well as by dermatitis. Red bumpy rash is not a serious health condition but it can cause a lot of discomforts for a person if it appears on visible body parts. Furthermore, if it accompanied by several other symptoms, it can be a sign of some other health problem. In most cases, red bumpy rash occurs on the face, but also it can appear in the groins, armpits and back.
Causes of red bumpy rash
Many causes could be responsible for the outbreak of red bumpy rash. Many chemicals, insect bites and medications, as well as plants or weeds, may cause this condition. A diet and various allergies may also induce red bumpy rash. Dermatitis is a skin disorder marked by an itchy red bumpy rash accompanied by swelling and skin irritation. This condition, as well as hidradenitis suppurativa, also cause red bumpy rash.
Hidradenitis suppurativa is the medical term for a red bumpy rash that occurs on the parts of the body that are covered with hair, such as armpits, for example. This condition is popularly known as hives and is caused by certain allergens that lead to the histamine production in the body.
Common red bumpy rashes
The three most common red bumpy rashes are eczema, irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis.
- Eczema, also termed as atopic dermatitis, usually affects children. The most common symptom of this type of red bumpy rash is a dry and chapped skin near the knees and elbows.
- Irritant contact dermatitis happens after the skin is exposed to some skin irritant, such as soap, detergent or chemical. It is considered that sunburn is a type of irritant contact dermatitis.
- The third most common red bumpy rash is allergic contact rash, which occurs when the body comes in contact with various allergens. Anything that causes an allergic reaction is considered an allergen. For example, a metal, hair dye or any other object can cause an allergy in people who are hypersensitive to them.