Stress Rash: Tips for Identification and Treatment

Stress Rash often appears as raised red bumps called hives, Hives are a kind of skin rash with red, raised, itchy bumps. They may also burn or sting and the patches of rash move around.

Rashes caused by stress may vary in how they’re treated and how long they last. A Stress rash with hives will likely disappear with time and mild to moderate treatments.

In this article, we discuss the causes of stress rashes. We also explore how these are identified, treated, and prevented.

A rash often appears on any part of the body, but often a stress rash is on the face, neck, chest, or arms. Hives may range from tiny dots to large welts and may form clusters.

Hives can also appear as general skin swelling that develops in one place on your body.

What you can do for Stress Rash:

If your rash is caused by stress, this may be a sign that you need to reduce some of the stressors in your life. There are many methods to help ease your mind and relieve stress, including:

1-Going to therapy
2-Practicing meditation or yoga
3-Making time for personal hobbies and once you find techniques that help you to relax, you may find that your skin condition also improves. Some more relief measures to try are Cold compress. One of the fastest and easiest ways to stop the pain and itch of a rash is to apply cold. Oatmeal bath, Aloe Vera (fresh), Coconut oil, Tea tree oil, etc. are the easiest ways to stop the pain and itch of a rash.

Treatment of Stress Rash:
Treatment for a stress rash can usually be done at home, using nonprescription antihistamines.
These should help to relieve the itching.
Alternatively, cooling the skin can also relieve itching. In more severe cases, a doctor may prescribe a short course of:

1-Stronger antihistamines
3-Antibiotic tablets

If the rashes continue, a person must consult a skin specialist, who will continue to prescribe medication while trying to identify triggers for the hives.

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