What do bed bugs, tick bites and mosquito bites all have in common? For the most part, they all leave rashes of some kind that shouldn’t be ignored. With the latest outbreak of Lyme disease and other forms of diseases, it is vitally important for people, and parents especially, to pay close attention to what may seem like a slow-starting rash that eventually turns into a full-blown life-threatening situation and possible fatality. As reported by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) there are now more than 14 different diseases alone that are transmitted to humans by infected ticks. However, our article below deals with the seven most common rashes that are easily observable yet shouldn’t be ignored. If they are non-infectious, the chances are good that they can be treated with natural remedies or over-the-counter medications.
Although not in itself a worm, it actually is a fungus living off dead skin, hair and tissue surrounding the nails. Starting off red and scaly, it then turns into a red, itchy ring with raised, blistery or scaly borders. Ringworm is generally treated with anti fungal creams.