Ever have a child break out in a rash and wonder what in the world might have caused it? Most moms probably have. Rashes aren’t uncommon, but they can be a bit of a mystery!
Rashes can be caused by such a variety of infections, irritations, and triggers. If someone in your home breaks out in a rash, you may or may not know the root cause. That can make managing rashes a bit of a challenge.
Managing rashes requires two important steps: treating the visible symptoms of the rash while also finding and treating the root cause. It’s easy to focus only on the skin discomforts since they are so obvious and sometimes very uncomfortable.
However, by working towards the root cause, you can prevent the rash from reoccurring and get to the bottom of whatever illness or irritation is going on in the body. Figuring out that root cause is definitely the best way to manage a rash! It might take a little detective work, but it’s worth it. [Read more...]