A rash is a general term for a wide variety of skin conditions. A rash refers to a change that affects the skin and usually appears as a red patch or small bumps or blisters on the skin. Rashes can be a symptom of other skin problems. The most prevalent of these are:
Contact dermatitis is a very commonly managed rash in the dermatology office. This rash is often itchy and red, but it can develop cracks in the skin that become very painful in severe cases. It may come in various flavors, but we most commonly see contact dermatitis on the hands. The hands are vulnerable because some people wash their hands too often or wash with harsh soaps, stripping the natural protective oils from the skin.
Affiliated Dermatology can help identify the trigger that caused the reaction or rash, prescribe an antihistamine or suggest ways to make the condition more comfortable until it subsides. For more information or to schedule an appointment at one of our several dermatology offices in Arizona, please contact us by calling (480) 556-0446 or leaving us a message with the contact form below.
Whether you wish to receive treatment for a skin condition or an aesthetic procedure, you can be assured you will be treated with professional and personal care by one of our skin care experts. Please feel free to call us at (480) 556-0446 or leave us a message online using our Contact Us form.