Skin Rash And Warm To Touch Face

Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2020

A skin rash and warmth of the skin can be common signs of a skin or tissue infection like cellulitis or abscess. Contact dermatitis is a type of irritation of the skin that can also cause these symptoms. Head lice may cause irritation of the scalp, and scratching the itch due to lice can lead to redness and warmth. In this case the warmth would be more common on the scalp than on the face. Your doctor can help determine the cause of these symptoms.

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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