If your skin is red and irritated, your first instinct may be to treat it with over-the-counter creams. Though this may clear up some skin rashes, if your skin is still irritated or you have concerns about your rash, the doctors and staff at the Medical Man Cave in Denver, CO can diagnose and treat your rash.
A rash is usually a symptom of a medical condition, such as an allergy, or is caused by a substance that’s irritating to your skin.
Rash symptoms vary and may include red and/or irritated skin, dry or scaly skin, blistering, dry patches and/or itchy areas.
There are many different types of rashes, and the experts at the Medical Man Cave need to evaluate your rash to determine the type and best treatment.– Contact Dermatitis
One of the most common types of rashes usually caused by an irritant touching your skin such as poison ivy, certain types of soaps, or other substances that causes your skin to become itchy and red.– Ringworm
A fungal infection that causes itchy, red, scaly skin. Ringworm is contagious and spread by skin-to-skin contact.– Psoriasis
Development of thick, silvery, dry patches on your skin that can also sometimes be painful.– Lichen Planus
Formation of itchy, purple blotches on your skin. It’s caused by an inflammatory condition that affects your mucus membranes. Eczema, rosacea, and shingles are also types of rashes that the skin experts at the Medical Man Cave can diagnose and treat to relieve symptoms. Eczema, rosacea, and shingles are also types of rashes that the skin experts at Elite Dermatology can diagnose and treat to relieve symptoms.
To be safe you, should always have your rash evaluated by a medical professional, but there are certain symptoms that require immediate attention, such as a rash that covers your entire body, a fever with the rash or painful blistering or infection.
Treatment for your skin rash depends on the cause. Some common treatments the team at the Medical Man Cave may recommend include topical steroids, antifungals or biologics.The team may also make recommendations on how to care for your skin at home to reduce symptoms, such as limiting stress, moisturizing, avoiding the skin irritant (once determined), using hypoallergenic products, limiting your exposure to extremes in temperature and regular use of sunblock