1 / 12 Getting to the Bottom of Itchy, Scaly, or Burning Skin
A skin rash is an area of skin that has become swollen or irritated. Skin rashes can include skin bumps or sores, scaly or red skin, and itchy or burning skin. Skin rashes can be caused by many medical conditions. Some skin rashes occur right away, while others take some time to develop. The location, appearance, and color of a skin rash are all important to help your doctor make the right diagnosis and start the right treatment.
If you’re suffering from a skin rash, check out the following images to see if it could be one of the most common. (Warning: A few of the rashes might be a little tough to look at.)