How To Soothe A Rash

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How To Soothe A Rash. Stop the itching in it’s track with these different ways.

 

It may be a rash from chicken pox, poison ivy or an allergic reaction. Use one of these way to stop the itching.

Use Head and Shoulder (classic) in a bubble bath. The results are unbelievable.

A bath with a handful of oatmeal does the same. Just let your child soak in that for as long as they like, then any time they are not in the bath and start itching give them a new bath. No scratched pox and no grumpiness.

Over-the-counter glycerin or glycerin soap are great remedies for those who suffer from eczema.

Soaking in a bath of baking soda for 30 to 60-minutes can make all the difference. Add 1-cup baking soda to a tub of warm water. After the bath, it is important to gently pat your skin dry with a towel (or air-dry). For more localized itching you can make a paste of one part water to three parts baking soda.

Apply aloe topically in over-the-counter gel form or just snip a piece of an aloe vera plant to apply directly to the skin. Both aloe vera gel and a topical menthol can be purchased at most drug stores.

Apply a cold compress to relieve itchy skin. You can use either a cold, wet cloth or an ice pack. Apply it to the area for about 5 to 10-minutes or until the itch subsides.

Any rash that does not go away within two days or covers a large area of the body, should be seen by a doctor. 

 

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