9 Common Rashes Women Complain About

Wondering about a rash? Find out if it matches one of these!

9 Common Rashes Women Complain About

Every now and then, it seems like a rash shows up on your skin for no apparent reason. Figuring out what it is and whether to worry can be tough. Fortunately, most rashes have a couple unique characteristics you can use to identify them and many resolve on their own. See if your rash fits one of these common rashes that affect many women.


This rash is actually an infection of a hair follicle. It looks similar to a pimple, but will develop around a hair and will become an angry red color. As the folliculitis progresses, pus might start to build up inside, giving it a “white head” appearance. Folliculitis is commonly caused by friction from tight clothing, heat or sweat. Mild cases are best cared for by regularly applying a moist, warm compress and keeping the area clean and dry. If that doesn’t seem to help, or the rash seems to be getting worse, consult your doctor.

Here's Dr. Oz's Mom's Regimen for Fighting Her Alzheimer's

Here are the tools she uses to help manage the progression of the disease.

Personal photos courtesy of Dr.Oz

When Dr. Oz found out in September 2019 that his mom, Suna, then 81, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, he was gutted. He wondered how he missed the signs and what he could do next. Like so many caregivers, he had to recognize that his mom was not going to get better. But he also knew that he wasn't alone: There is an Alzheimer's diagnosis every 65 seconds.

Dr. Oz immediately contacted his friends and colleagues and crafted a treatment plan with two of the country's top experts in the field: Richard S. Isaacson, MD, a neurologist at NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center and the founder of the Alzheimer's Prevention Clinic, and Dr. Rudy Tanzi, a professor of neurology at Harvard and the founder of the "Alzheimer's Genome Project," who co-discovered the first Alzheimer's gene.

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