Skin Open Sore And Skin Rash

Reviewed on 2/21/2023

Skin rash can have many causes including allergic reactions, infections, chronic inflammatory conditions, or insect bites and stings. A skin open sore can occur in the area of a rash due to scratching. An open sore can also occur in the presence of trauma or injury or infection. If you are concerned about skin rash or sores, visit your doctor so that you can understand the cause and receive appropriate treatment.

While the list below can be considered as a guide to educate yourself about these conditions, this is not a substitute for a diagnosis from a health care provider. There are many other medical conditions that also can be associated with your symptoms and signs. Here are a number of those from MedicineNet:

At MedicineNet, we believe it is important to take charge of your health through measures such as a living healthy lifestyle, practicing preventative medicine, following a nutrition plan, and getting regular exercise. Understanding your symptoms and signs and educating yourself about health conditions are also a part of living your healthiest life. The links above will provide you with more detailed information on these medical conditions to help you inform yourself about the causes and available treatments for these conditions.

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