Rash Use Guide

Bed Sores (pressure sores)bed-sores-pressure-sores

are painful, often reddened area of degenerating, ulcerated skin caused by pressure and lack of movement, and worsened by exposure to urine or other irritating substances on the skin. Untreated bed sores can become seriously infected or gangrenous. Bed sores are a major problem for patients who are confined to bed or a wheelchair.Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

Chafingchafing

refers to the irritation of skin caused by repetitive friction, usually through skin to skin or skin to clothing contact. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

Cold Sorescold-sores

are groups of small blisters on the lip and around the mouth. The skin around the blisters is often red, swollen, and painful. Cold sores are easily spread. Clean skin, apply Supraderm at first tingle of cold sore and re-apply as necessary.

 

Contact Dermatitis (Allergy Rash):contact-dermatitis-allergy-rash

A red, itchy rash caused by a substance that comes into contact with your skin. The Contact Dermatitis rash isn’t contagious or life-threatening, but it can be painful and itchy and very uncomfortable. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

DIABETIC DRY CRACKED HEELS:dry-cracked-heels

When Dry Skin is unable to handle the pressure from weight it cracks and is more likely to sustain an infection. Diabetics are likely to experience cracked heels because damage to nerves in the feet from uncontrolled blood sugars can cause dry skin. Soak feet in warm water to remove loose skin and debris, pat dry, and apply Supraderm cream. For maximum benefit – wear with socks overnight. Noticeable improvement in 3-4 days.

 

Dry Hands and Cracked Fingertips:dry-hands-and-cracked-fingertips

Environment plays a leading role in your dry hands and some careers may involve constant exposure to skin-parching chemicals or repeated submersion in water. Soak hands in warm water to remove loose skin and debris, pat dry, apply thin layer of Supraderm cream. For maximum benefit – wear with cotton gloves overnight. Noticeable improvement in 1-3 days.

 

Eczemaeczema

is not a single disease but a reaction of the skin produced by a number of conditions. There are at least 11 different types of skin conditions that produce eczema. When it is new eczema, the affected skin appears red and elevated with small blisters containing a clear fluid. When the blisters break, the affected skin will weep and ooze. In older eczema, chronic eczema, the blisters are less prominent and the skin is thickened, elevated, and scaling. Eczema is almost always very itchy.Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

Heat Rashheat-rash

is a mild inflammation of clogged sweat ducts. When the sweat ducts are blocked the sweat cannot come to the skin surface to evaporate and becomes trapped under the skin. The appearance of red clusters of small blister-like bumps can produce intense itching. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

Hemorrhoids:hemorrhoids-piles

are blood vessels located in the smooth muscles of the walls of the rectum and anus. Hemorrhoids become an issue when they begin to swell, causing itching, pain and/or bleeding. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary. Recommended wear – underwear pads or shields to protect clothing.

 

Hiveshives

are reddened, itchy welts that may be triggered by exposure to certain foods, medications or other substances. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

Insect/Bug Bitesinsect-bug-bites

which cause local inflammatory reactions are puncture wounds from insects whose saliva contains concentrated irritant substances such as anticoagulants and enzymes. Symptoms vary depending on the type of insect and the sensitivity of the person who is bitten. Clean area, apply a small dab of Supraderm cream and re-apply if necessary.

 

Minor Burns:minor-burn

Place the burned area under a gentle stream of cool water until pain has subsided, Pat dry. Apply Supraderm cream, re-apply as needed.

 

Minor Cuts and Scrapes:minor-cuts-and-scrapes

Kill germs and remove the dirt by washing the wound with warm water and soap. Pat dry. Apply Supraderm cream, re-apply as needed.

 

Pimplespimples

are small skin lesions or inflammations of the skin – they are sebaceous glands (oil glands) which are infected with bacteria, swell up, and then fill up with pus. Clean skin, apply Supraderm to pimple, re-apply as necessary.

 

Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumacpoison-ivy-oak-and-sumac

are plants that can cause blisters with a red, itchy rash. The rash is an allergic reaction to the oil found in those plants. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

Psoriasispsoriasis

is a long-term skin problem that causes skin cells to grow too quickly, resulting in thick, white, silvery, or red patches of skin. These skin patches are typically red, itchy, and scaly. They may vary in severity from small and localized to complete body coverage. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.

 

Shinglesshingles-rash

is an acute infection caused by the herpes zoster virus, the same virus as causes chickenpox. Shingles is most common after the age of 50 and the risk rises with advancing age. Shingles is an extraordinarily painful condition that causes an itching and burning sensation followed by the appearance of clusters of little blisters usually in a strip pattern on one side of the body.Place Supraderm cream jar in bowl of hot water to soften product for easier application. Wait 5 min or until cream is very soft. Gently apply Supraderm cream to cover entire rash area. Re-apply as necessary. Recommended – wear loose clothing to cover affected area.

 

Urinary Incontinence:urinary-incontinence-rash

Skin rashes and irritation from urine being in contact with skin. Clean area, apply Supraderm cream and re-apply as necessary.