Warm To Touch And Skin Rash

Reviewed on 6/15/2020

Depending on the appearance of a rash, one that is warm to touch can be related to contact dermatitis (allergy), lice, or eczema. Generally, the appearance of most of these are either red and pinpointed or red, flaky, and itchy. If there is a suspicion for infection or exposure to someone else with lice, or if the skin breaks, bleeds, or weeps, seek medical care right away.

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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