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What is a skin rash and what causes it?

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A rash indicates an abnormal change in skin color or texture. Rashes are usually caused by skin inflammation, which can have many causes.

There are many types of rashes, including eczema, granuloma annulare, lichen planus, and pityriasis rosea.

From: Common Skin Rashes WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

Australasian College of Dermatology.

Reviewed by Debra Jaliman on August 27, 2019

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