Red and itchy skin? You probably have skin rashes. Skin rashes are often accompanied by small bumps or other changes in the skin’s color, appearance or texture. They may take place on any part of the body or be usually distributed on large portions of skin. This small yet irritating problem is often caused by issues like eczema, psoriasis, allergies, insect bites, mites, acne, excessive sweating, or contact with certain poisonous plants like poison ivy or oak. Rashes are also caused by soaps, detergents, shampoos or cosmetics that do not suit your skin. They may be a symptom of certain fungal, bacterial, or viral infections as well. If you have a rash that does not improve or go away within a few days, you must consult a doctor. But there are still home remedies to soothe the itch.
First on the list is Aloe Vera which is one of the best natural remedies for rashes due to its anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties. It is best for treating all types of skin problems. Apply fresh aloe vera gel to get relief from the rashes fast This is also useful in curing rashes on the face. You can also apply olive oil to get relief from the itching and burning due to the rashes. Next, make chamomile tea and apply it on the rashes to get relief from the itchiness and irritation. You can also use chamomile essential oil over the rashes. Next on the list, you can squeeze a vitamin E capsule and apply its oil on the rashes-affected skin. Go to your kitchen and mix a cup of raw oatmeal in a bucket of water and have bath with this water. You can also apply oatmeal oil for quick relief from rashes.
If the irritating itch and the soaring red rashes continue, seek your doctor and/or dermatologist for better assistance.
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