Rash Topic Guide

Rash Rash:

A rash is a visible skin outbreak. Examples of noninfectious rashes include eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea, hives, and allergic dermatitis. Types of infectious rashes include ringworm, impetigo, scabies, herpes, chickenpox, and shingles. Rashes may be caused by fungi, viruses, bacteria, and parasites. Treatment depends upon the type of rash.

Rash Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

coal tar topical Coal Tar Topical

Coal tar is a by-product of coal processing...learn more »

pramoxine (topical) Pramoxine (topical)

Pramoxine is an anesthetic, or "numbing medicine." It works by interfering with pain signals sent from the nerves to the brain...learn more »

halobetasol topical Halobetasol Topical

Halobetasol is a steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

desoximetasone topical Desoximetasone Topical

Desoximetasone is a topical (for the skin) steroid. It reduces the actions of chemicals in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

benzocaine topical Benzocaine Topical

Benzocaine is a local anesthetic (numbing medication). It works by blocking nerve signals in your body...learn more »

prednisone Prednisone

Prednisone is a steroid. Prednisone prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. Prednisone also suppresses the immune system......learn more »

dexamethasone (injection) Dexamethasone (injection)

Dexamethasone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »

prednisolone Prednisolone

Prednisolone is a steroid that prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation...learn more »