Flea allergy dermatitis is a skin rash caused by an allergic reaction to flea bites. The allergy causes immediate inflammation of the skin, followed by itching and rawness. Dogs can develop such a rash from a single flea bite; in some cases even if the fleas are eliminated the condition can persist.
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) can cause various symptoms, the most common being joint pains, skin rashes and tiredness. Problems with kidneys and other organs can occur in severe cases. Treatment includes anti-inflammatory painkillers to ease joint pains. Steroids and/or other medication are sometimes also needed.
Did you know that the weed, yellow dock (picture) provides a quick home remedy against a rash caused by another weed that often grows right next to it in the yard? What is this other, rash-causing weed? How is dock used to fight the rash it causes? Find out at http://landscaping.about.com/od/weedsdiseases/p/yellow_dock.htm