A skin rash is a noticeable change in the colour, appearance or texture of the skin. It may affect only one limited area, or the whole body. Rashes usually appear as a result of exposure to an irritant, or of certain medical conditions.
Signs & Symptoms of Skin Rashes
Many different types of rashes exist, that can cause a wide variety of symptoms. In our experience, the most common are:
- Skin discoloration, redness
- Rough, scaly, dry skin
- Bumps and blisters
- Swelling and inflammation
- Warm, tender patches of skin
- Open or crusted sores that may bleed or discharge clear fluid
Causes of Skin Rashes
Various types of skin rashes can result from many different possible causes. Some of the most common in our clinical experience are:
- Allergic reactions
- Skin conditions
- Infections such as measles or chickenpox
- Skin contact with an irritant
- Exposure to sun and heat
- Medication side-effects
How we treat Skin Rashes
Chinese medicine has been able to successfully treat skin rashes of many kinds for centuries, using methods that target the deeper imbalances at the root of skin eruptions.
At the Nei Jing center in Jerusalem, we use for each of our patients a unique combination of acupuncture, laser acupuncture, Chinese herbs, Tuina massage, cupping, reflexology and naturopathic advice, that will help to correct these imbalances and naturally improve skin conditions.