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What Your Skin Irritation Could Mean, Part 1

Close-up of irritated skinThe skin is our body’s largest organ, and it can play a huge role in altering us about various medical conditions. As our first line of defense, the skin can show us when something is affecting us whether it’s sunburn, bug bite, or other irritation. Below are some of the most common skin symptoms and what they could mean.

Redness: Redness can be caused by a variety of different minor conditions. One possible cause is flushing, which can result from drinking alcohol, taking certain medications, or eating spicy food. Your skin can also flush during certain emotions and flushing can also signify menopause or extreme temperature changes. Another cause of redness is Rosacea, a skin condition that causes red patches on the face. Products containing rose water can help reduce redness and ladies who are self-conscious of the appearance can benefit from a few swipes of green concealer.

Rashes: A skin rash can signify a couple of different conditions, and it’s important to keep an eye on them. One of the most common skin rashes is caused by eczema, a type of dermatitis in the form of a dry, red rash that pops up anywhere on the body. Some viral infections, such as measles, chickenpox, and some sexually transmitted diseases, commonly cause skin rashes. Rashes can also signify an allergic reaction in the form of hives. It’s important to pay close attention to your body so that you can quickly identify these rashes and have them looked at.

Contact Colorado Skin Care for the best services in advanced dermatology in Colorado. We’ll perform a complete skin examination as well as help you identify and treat any skin irritations that appear.

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