What is a Rash?
A rash is a general term used to describe any type of inflammation or discoloration to the skin. There are many types of rashes including contact dermatitis, hives, heat rash, and athlete's foot. Rashes are often caused by an infection that is fungal, parasitic, bacterial, or viral. Some rashes aren't contagious but others can be easily spread when left untreated. If you have a rash that is causing you discomfort, call TruDerm in Allen and Plano, TX today to schedule a consultation with one of our physicians. We can assess your condition and create a treatment plan that can bring much needed relief.
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"Earlier today I posted a negative review (not typical of me - I am one who usually stays quiet when frustrated and speak up only when I get great service - look at my Yelp history, 97% 5 stars) after there was some confusion around my appointment. I wanted to update my review, however, because the office manager and my amazing nurse Sally made it right by getting me back in for my treatment and handling me so kindly through it. They were eager and kind to help figure out a solution for me and I am very appreciative of their efforts. Things happen, it's how they are handled that matters. Eden the PA was also so so sweet she did my numbing cream and I will be booking an appointment with her for some medical skin care needs. I got the sublative laser treatment and I can't wait to share before and after photos :) Excited for the results. Thank you all!"- L.P. / Yelp / Nov 15, 2019
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Symptoms of Rashes
There are many different types of rashes that exhibit varying symptoms. Common symptoms include redness or discoloration to the skin's surface, blisters, inflammation, itching, burning, and stinging. These symptoms can be mild to severe and can cover a large or small area of the skin. A rash can develop almost anywhere on the body where an infection has contaminated the skin.
What causes rashes?
There isn't necessarily any one cause to a rash as there can be multiple factors. Usually, a rash develops when a person comes into contact with something that causes an infection or allergic reaction. Things like cleaning chemicals, certain soaps or lotions, animal dander, and pollen can result in an allergic reaction that leads to the development of a rash. There are hundreds of different viruses and bacteria that can play a part as well. If someone has asthma, hay fever, sensitive skin, or allergies, they are often more prone to acquiring rashes.
Treatment for Rashes
Treatment will be different for everyone. During your initial consultation, one of our physician assistants will carefully examine the skin to determine a diagnosis and treatment plan. She will take into consideration the specific type of rash, location, and severity to create an individualized treatment regimen. Often times, an antibacterial, antifungal, or antibiotic topical cream or gel will be used to ease and manage symptoms. In addition, we may also recommend that a cold compress be used at home to aid in relieving severe itching.
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A rash can cause redness, uncontrollable itching, and just be plain uncomfortable. Don't put off treatment any longer, call TruDerm in Allen and Plano, TX to set up a consultation with one of our providers today. We can create a unique treatment plan that can help soothe your symptoms and put you on track to clearer skin.