Skin rashes are a common skin discomfort which causes small red spots, redness and itchiness. It can happen anywhere is your skin – your face, your hands, your legs, your body. Facial rashes, by virtue of their visibility, can cause significant distress to the patient and this should never be underestimated. Skin rashes come in all forms and sizes. Some are raised bumps; others are flat red blotches. Some are itchy blisters; other are patches of rough skin. Most rashes are harmless and clear up on their own within a few days.
Take a bath in cool water, without soap, every couple of hours. Don’t use ointments and creams that can block the sweat gland pores.
Dandruff or Seborrheic Dermatitus – are common rashes associated with age, stress, fatigue, weather extremes, oily skin, infrequent shampooing and alcohol-based lotions.
Apis is to be used in the homeopathic treatment of person affected with skin rashes where an allergic response from the body to an allergen was the cause of the rash, resulting in a condition like hives, this treatment must also be followed where the rash is pinkish in color and is accompanied by a swelling in the affected area usually appearing with burning and or stinging pain and discomfort. Further more the application of external cold compresses can alleviate the swelling and the discomfort in the affected regions of the body. The appearance of any of these symptoms in the body of the affected person requires the utilization of Apis as a homeopathic remedy.
Light therapy or UVB Phototherapy involves the use of light about 3 to 5 times in a given week to treat the condition. Though there is some sunburn, but it is not serious. Ultraviolet B light waves that are between 290-320 nm are passed to achieve the results. Light therapy is usually not the only line of treatment – it is mixed up with topical applications for best results. However there is a school of thought that says that light treatments can lead to skin cancer.
Systemic lupus may include periods in which few, if any, symptoms are evident (remission) and other times when the disease becomes more active (flare). Most often when people mention “lupus,” they are referring to the systemic form of the disease. Systemic lupus is usually more severe than discoid lupus, and can affect almost any organ or system of the body. For some people, only the skin and joints will be involved. In others, the joints, lungs, kidneys, blood or other organs and/or tissues may be affected.
Acts as a foundation to protect your skin all day from the adverse effects
of weather, cosmetics or pollution.
Use as a treatment to alleviate dryness or cracking of the skin on elbows,
knees, forearms or hands.
Another skin care solution is the Microdermabrasion Complex, which also gives that exfoliating effect, except this time it is used to specifically treat stubborn scars. It uses micro-spheres to smoothen out skin, and because these are very tiny beads, they do not irritate the skin. What these micro-spheres do is gradually remove jagged bumps on the skin, much like sanding wood for a smoother surface but with no harshness.
Do not let the skin become too dry which may make itching worse. See the topic Dry Skin and Itching in Related Information for additional home treatment