Inflammatory lesions


What Are Inflammatory Lesions?

Inflammatory lesions are any type of skin lesion that is characterized by redness, swelling, and pain. They can range from small pimples to large, painful spots. They can be caused by a variety of different allergens, bacteria, and environmental triggers. They can also be the result of an underlying medical condition, such as psoriasis or eczema.


The main symptom of an inflammatory lesion is intense redness and swelling. The lesion may also be warm to the touch and can be filled with pus. Other symptoms may include itchiness, burning, tenderness, and pain. The area surrounding the lesion may be sensitive and more sensitive than the lesion itself. In some cases, the lesion may be covered in a dark scab or crust.


Inflammatory lesions can be caused by a number of factors. Common causes include:

  • Allergens – Dust mites, mold, certain foods, and pet dander are all common allergens that can trigger inflammatory lesions.
  • Bacteria – Bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus can trigger inflammatory lesions.
  • Fungi – Fungal infections such as ringworm can cause inflammatory lesions.
  • Environmental triggers – Environmental triggers such as sunlight or extreme temperatures can trigger inflammatory lesions.
  • Underlying medical condition – Certain medical conditions such as psoriasis or eczema can cause inflammatory lesions.


Treatment for inflammatory lesions will depend on the cause of the lesion. Your doctor may prescribe antibiotics or anti-fungal medications to treat bacterial or fungal infections. Allergic triggers may be treated with antihistamines or topical corticosteroids. If the lesions are the result of an underlying medical condition, your doctor may prescribe medications or topical ointments to treat the condition.


To prevent inflammatory lesions, it’s important to avoid known allergens, bacteria, fungi, and other environmental triggers. You should also visit your doctor if you notice any abnormal skin lesions or changes in your skin. Finally, if you have an underlying medical condition that causes inflammatory lesions, you should follow your doctor’s advice on how to manage your condition.