Common rashes that may cause blisters include chicken pox, shingles, poison ivy and herpes, according to About.com. Other rashes that may be associated with blisters include scabies, impetigo and an id reaction.Know More
Blisters that occur with common rashes are often itchy and painful, claims About.com. Chicken pox, for instance, are known for being very itchy. Chicken pox is often described as looking like a drop of dew on a flower petal. A blistering rash similar to chicken pox is shingles, which is very painful. It is caused by the same virus as chicken pox. Poison ivy is another rash that blisters, and though usually minor, itches and irritates the skin.
Herpes infections may also cause blisters and a rash on the skin, explains About.com. Herpes is caused by a virus that is always in the body of those infected. Though the blisters and rash can be treated, the virus never goes away. Scabies is a rash caused by mites that have buried into the skin. The bumps associated with scabies look like blisters. Impetigo is a condition that often produces blisters under the first layer of skin. It is caused by bacteria and is common in children. Id rash is also common, and blisters occur on the hands or chest. It is caused by a fungal infection.Learn more about Skin Conditions
eMedicineHealth notes that shingles cannot be transmitted to others, but it can cause chicken pox in susceptible individuals. Individuals with shingles are contagious until the blisters all crust over.Full Answer >
Infections that cause red spots under the skin include acne, eczema, measles, chicken pox, impetigo, Kawasaki disease, fifth disease and scarlet fever, according to Healthline. Other infections include seborrheic dermatitis, bug bites, mouth ulcers, warts, vitiligo, lupus and skin cancer.Full Answer >
Witch hazel has many uses, including clearing up spots and blemishes, soothing diaper rash, shrinking bags that form under the eyes, treating external hemorrhoids, relieving varicose veins and treating poison ivy, poison oak and chicken pox. It can also help bruises heal at a faster rate, soothe and possibly prevent razor burn, heal dry skin and cuts, relieve itchy bug bites, reduce eye redness, and serve as a natural deodorant.Full Answer >
Also called cold sores, fever blisters are caused by herpes simplex virus, which makes them highly contagious. The blisters usually affect the gums, the lips or other parts in the mouth.Full Answer >