Skin rash is an inflammation of the skin that causes its color, appearance and texture to change. Accompanied with skin rash is red, itchy, bumpy, and irritated skin.

Sometimes these skin rashes may also cause skin blisters or rough patches.

Some skin rashes clear up without any treatments but some may lasts for several days making it mandatory to have medical help.

This skin condition may or may not be associated with pain. It can either affect a specific body part or affect the entire body as a whole.

General factors that may cause a skin rash condition are allergies, heavy medications, or genetic history. Some allergies make skin rashes visible almost instantaneously while some work subtly and show their effects at some later time.

Symptoms of skin rash

  • Discolored skin
  • Skin blisters
  • Bumps
  • Itchiness
  • Scaly skin


In medical terminology, skin rash is also known as dermatitis. Now, let us discuss two common types of dermatitis.

Contact dermatitis

This type of dermatitis is caused when skin becomes red and inflamed while coming in contact with certain products.

Example: Chemicals, dyes, cosmetics, detergents, or any poisonous plants like poison ivy.

Contact dermatitis is further categorized as

Irritant dermatitis

When skin irritation is caused by  chemicals or acids.

Allergic contact dermatitis:

When skin irritation occurs upon allergy to a particular substance.

Various medical conditions such as eczema, shingles, insect bite and psoriasis  can also cause skin rash effect.

Seborrheic dermatitis

When a skin rash shows rough scaly patches around the facial muscles – eyes, nose, forehead, back of the ears and on the scalp.

The scales can range from white to yellowish in color and are not necessarily red as in the case of contact dermatitis. This skin condition gets aggravated by weather, oily skin, stress, obesity and nervous system disorders.

When seborrheic dermatitis affects the scalp of infants it is termed as cradle cap.

Homeopathy for dermatitis or skin rash

Over the counter, conventional treatments can provide temporary relief but may cause various side effects. They do  provide a temporary relief but for chronic cases where the skin rash is an extrapolation of internal patterns-mental, emotional or physical, homeopathic skin rash treatment is very useful.

Homeopathic remedies are  effective, safe and useful for patients suffering from the skin rashes.

Each remedy comes with its own specific benefit depending upon the type of rash developed by the patient so do consult a homeopath before opting for self-medication.

A well-trained homeopath will analyze your case study and lead you to the most suitable option.The remedies will treat your overall well-being not just the outer symptoms of rashes.

Some rashes may be harmless and can be easily treated  with home remedies. but some may require immediate medical intervention.

So, if you notice symptoms, delay not as in certain cases such as  shingles and nausea skin rashes can become life-threatening.

The top homeopathic remedies for rashes that can be taken upon consultation with a homeopath are Sulphur, Lithium Carb, Caladium, Psorinum, Medorrhinum, etc. These remedies are very effective and clinically researched to provide tremendous healing to the skin dermatitis.

Though there are no side effects, we still highly recommend consulting a good homeopathic practitioner.


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