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Emu oil and rashes


What is a rash?

Rashes are defined by the appearance of skin lesions that most often take the form of patches, red spots or bumps. Rashes can have different levels of severity. They can be mild, moderated, or serious. They are divided into three categories: inflammatory rashes, infectious rashes, and skin diseases.

What causes rashes?

Inflammatory rashes

This category is characterized by rashes caused by allergies and irritations generally resulting from contact with substances, such as poison ivy, and irritating agents, such as laundry detergent. Here are some examples of other inflammatory rashes:

  • Diaper rash: Red, painful, and irritated buttocks caused by excess acidity.
  • Adverse medication reaction: An allergic or toxic reaction occurring after the use of medicine and leading to various skin lesions of various degrees of severity (itching, water blisters, etc.).
  • Etc.


Infectious rashes

Infectious rashes are contagious viral rashes caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Fever blisters (labial herpes), chickenpox, rubella, roseola or measles a part of this category. Here are some examples of other infectious rashes:

  • Zona (shingles): An infection caused by the same virus as chickenpox. This virus survives in the nervous cells and can be reactivated when the immune system weakens. The degree of severity of zona-related rashes can be mild to severe (particularly in seniors).
  • Mycosis: An infection caused by fungi that gets into contact with the scalp, beard, body, groin, feet, and nails. It is characterized by hair loss, blisters, or rounded, pink or red patches covered in scales (skin peeling off).
  • Etc.


Skin diseases

These rashes are marked by hereditary or chronic skin diseases. They are mostly seen under the form of atopic dermatitis (atopic eczema) and psoriasis. Lichen planus (a disease of unknown origin primarily characterized by purple-tinted papules that appear on the wrists, ankles, and oral and genital mucosae) is also part of this category of rashes.


How do I treat a rash?

One of the most popular treatments offered is the application of a 0.5% hydrocortisone cream, which helps temporarily reduce inflammation. This topical cream contains corticosteroids and must be applied 1 to 2 times a day. Even though not all people experience side effects, corticosteroids can cause the skin to thin. They also lose their efficiency over time. Applying this cream more than twice a day could worsen its side effects without improving its therapeutic benefits. Also, please note that hydrocortisone cream is not suitable in the treatment of infectious rashes, such as herpes and chickenpox.


Emu oil and rashes

Suitable for inflammatory and infectious rashes as well as for skin diseases, pure emu oil is an effective all-natural product with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe irritations and reduce the appearance of rashes. Emu oil is known as an exceptional moisturizer that can also regenerate and heal the skin. It is hypoallergenic and has no side effects. It can be used during and after rash outbreaks to help regenerate the skin.


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Sources, excluding the last paragraph:

E-santé, Passeport Santé, Vitagate



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On Tuesday 23 May 2017 at 23:32 Hélène Bourdages say's:

Je souffre d'éruptions cutanées depuis un mois environ. Mon médecin m'a d'abord traité par antibiotique pour une folliculite, mais ce n'est pas ça. Elle soupçonne que c'est causé par de puces d'animaux, j'en ai trois. Ils ont été traités et on n'a pas trouvé une puce dans la maison, ni dans leur pelage. La maison et notre linge ont été bien nettoyée. Mes irruptions continuent et surtout après un effort physique (ex: entraînement en salle) . Avant-hier j'ai réappliqué de l'huile d'émeu sur mon visage et hier j'ai plein d'autres plaques rouges qui sont sorties sur ma jambe et autour de la taille et des fesses. L'application d'huile d'émeu 100% pure sur mon visage pourrait-elle causé ces boutons (genre piqûres de maringuin) qui piquent et diminuent après 4 jours.

On Wednesday 24 May 2017 at 09:03 Emeucharlevoix say's:

Bonjour, comme vous mentionnez que vous avez appliqué de l'huile sur votre visage, il serait étonnant que l'huile d'émeu fasse apparaître des éruptions cutanées (genre de piqûres de maringouin) et plaques rouges sur votre jambe, autour de votre taille et de vos fesses. Pour s'en assurer, nous vous conseillons de cesser l'utilisation de l'huile pour quelques semaines afin de voir si vos réactions diminuent. Nous restons à votre disposition pour toute question éventuelle. Merci et bonne journée


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