Possible Skin Conditions
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The images below are those of rashes that typically occur all over a child's body (widespread). Chronic skin complaints of dry, itchy skin are usually those of dermatitis or psoriasis. These can be present in multiple areas of the body or all over. Red, sunburn-like rashes are usually caused by a virus. The more common viral rashes include slapped cheek disease, sixth disease, or a non-specific virus causing a rash. However, similar rashes can be seen from rubella, measles, or scarlet fever. Chickenpox (varicella) can cause a widespread, itchy rash consisting of tiny red bumps. Exposure to an allergen may result in hives (urticaria), which are itchy bumps that appear and disappear on the body. Click an image below for further descriptions about these diseases and others that cause a widespread rash.