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exanthem

 [eg-zan´them]
1. a skin eruption or rash.
2. a disease in which skin eruptions or rashes are a prominent manifestation.
exanthem su´bitum roseola infantum.

ex·an·the·ma

(ek'zan-thē'mă), Avoid the mispronunciation exan'thema.
A skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease, as in scarlet fever or measles.
Synonym(s): exanthem
[G. efflorescence, an eruption, fr. anthos, flower]

exanthema

/ex·an·the·ma/ (eg″zan-the´mah) pl. exanthemas, exanthem´ata   [Gr.] exanthem.
exanthema su´bitum  an acute but mild viral disease of children, with high fever for about 3 days, followed by a rash on the trunk; caused by human herpesvirus 6.

exanthema

(ĕg′zăn-thē′mə) also

exanthem

(ĭg-zăn′thəm)
n. pl. exan·themata (-thĕm′ə-tə) or exan·themas also exan·thems
1. A skin eruption accompanying certain infectious diseases.
2. A disease, such as measles or scarlet fever, accompanied by a skin eruption.

ex·an′the·mat′ic (ĭg-zăn′thə-măt′ĭk), ex′an·them′a·tous (ĕg′zăn-thĕm′ə-təs) adj.

ex·an·the·ma

(eg-zanthĕ-mă)
A skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease, as in scarlet fever or measles.
Compare: enanthem, enanthema
Synonym(s): exanthem.
[G. efflorescence, an eruption, fr. anthos, flower]

ex·an·the·ma

(eg-zanthĕ-mă)
Skin eruption occurring as a symptom of an acute viral or coccal disease.
[G. efflorescence, an eruption, fr. anthos, flower]

exanthema

pl. exanthemata [Gr.] see exanthem. See also vesicular exanthema of swine, coital exanthema.

Patient discussion about exanthema

Q. What is the cause of my head rash? I have a rash on my head. It is red and itchy, what could it be from?

A. A head rash can be caused from lots of different things. I found a website that helps you diagnose it with charts:
http://familydoctor.org/online/famdocen/home/tools/symptom/545.html

Q. What do I do with this horrible Diaper Rash?? I have no idea what is up with my daughters diaper rash, she is a year old and I do everything to keep this rash from coming, but it comes back! All week I have let her run without a diaper on trying to let it air out as much as possible, (thank god for carpet shampooers).Is there any secret that someone has to getting rid of this rash?

A. My own daughter was yeasty from whatever they do to newborns in the hospital and I battled it ever day until I started taking garlic gel tabs. Because I breasfed her she got all the benefits of it and her bottom cleared right up.
Probiotics can help, yogurt, kefir and the like. Super Salve from supersalve.com is amazing in its healing abilities. Avoid processed foods and especially sugars.

Q. Doyou know if the Plant Yarrow give a RASH?

A. ThanksTerrany and Henry for your answers. I do need more information concerning skin contact with Yarrow.MRaye

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