Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Contact dermatitis is a condition that makes skin red or inflamed after contact with an allergen or an irritant.
Contact dermatitis occurs when your skin is exposed to an allergen or irritant. Common symptoms of both types of contact dermatitis include red and itchy skin.
Eczema is characterized by itchy, dry, rough, flakey, inflamed, and irritated skin. It can flare up, subside, and then flare up again.
Saliva from insect bites and venom from stings can cause a reaction such as swelling and itching. Bee stings can cause these symptoms and possibly anaphylaxis, a…
A drug allergy is an allergic reaction to a medication. Find out how to know if you have one and what to do about it.
Candida fungal skin infection is most common in armpits, the groin, and between digits. The infection causes rashes and other skin symptoms.
Find information on allergic eczema symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatment.
Learn about what causes allergies, the different types of allergies, and how they're treated.
Shingles is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Chickenpox can live on in your nervous tissues.
Diaper rash is an inflammation of the skin on a baby's bottom, caused by excessive exposure to a soiled diaper. Skin on the genitals, buttocks, and thighs will look red…
Ringworm is a contagious skin infection causing a small, itchy, ring-shaped rash. It's not a worm. We break down what causes it and how to treat it.
Scabies is a skin infestation caused by a tiny, burrowing bug. Learn about scabies symptoms, transmission, diagnosis, and treatment.
Ringworm, aka dermatophytosis or tinea, is a fungal infection of the skin. In spite of its common name, ringworm is not caused by a worm. Learn how to identify and…
Measles is a very contagious infection of the respiratory system. One of its several symptoms is a sore or swollen throat.
Find detailed information on stasis dermatitis and ulcers, including causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Scarlet fever is an infection that can develop in people who have strep throat. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, complications, and prevention of scarlet fever.
Learn about flea infestations, including what causes an infestation, how to control an infestation, and how to prevent another infestation from occurring.
Find information about chemical burns and how to prevent them. Learn about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of chemical burns.
Pemphigoid is a rare autoimmune disorder that results in skin blistering. We'll go over the three types, what to look for, and the treatment options.
Ichthyosis vulgaris occurs when your skin doesn't shed its dead skin cells. This causes dead skin cells to accumulate in patches on the surface of your skin.
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