Skin Rash, Skin Redness, Swelling (Arm) And Swelling (Hand (Back))

Reviewed on 7/13/2021

Skin rash and redness can be seen in allergic reactions, eczema, contact dermatitis, and exposure to Poison Ivy or other poisonous plants. These localized conditions may be linked to swelling in the affected areas. Redness and swelling of the skin can also be seen in infections of the skin or tissues beneath the skin. If you are concerned about these or other symptoms, seek the advice of your physician.

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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