Rashes can appear out of nowhere making it difficult to pin down what’s causing it. Sometimes it could be as simple as the fabric you’re wearing or a symptom of a serious underlying problem. Whatever it is that’s causing these rashes, we’re about to state 5 common reasons you may be getting frequent rashes and how to treat them.

 

Dry and sensitive skin

Dry and sensitive skin

Dry and sensitive skin is easily susceptible to rashes. Drop in temperature also causes itchiness on the dry skin giving rise to rashes. In order to avoid this use a moisturiser immediately after a bath such and drink a lot of fluids to stay hydrated. Use skincare products that do not contain harsh chemicals such as the Simple Kind To Skin Hydrating Light Moisturiser.

 

Heat

Heat

Heat rashes are common during summer and humid weather. Symptoms include blisters, intense itch and red lumps. Usually these rashes clear on its own with the help of some soothing formula such as the Lakme 9 to 5 Naturale Aloe Aqua Gel. This gel relieves and hydrates skin naturally with the power of aloe.  

 

Bacterial infection

Bacterial infection

Fungal and bacterial infection caused to bug bites or eczema can also cause rashes. Dry, scaly patches and bumpy rashes are all signs of bacterial infection. Use an anti-bacterial ointment or dusting powder to get relief from this type of rashes.

 

Medication

Medication

Some medications can make your skin itch, with or without the signs of rashes. Blood pressure, estrogen, prescribed pain killers and high cholesterol medicines can cause itching and scratching. If it gets too uncomfortable we suggest getting it checked by a skin specialist.

 

Underlying problem

Underlying problem

Sometimes rashes can be a sign of an underlying problem and ignoring it can make matters worse. Visit a dermatologist if the rashes don’t go away on their own in a week or get severe. The skin specialist can determine the exact cause of this rash.