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Rashes are patches of skin that are abnormal in color or texture and can look bumpy, scaly or swollen. They can be caused by psychological and environmental factors and cause itchiness or pain.

What is it?

Changes in the skin's hue, texture or sensation—often accompanied by discomfort or inflammation—typically classify as a rash. Rashes are common symptoms of many skin conditions including chickenpox, contact dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, ringworm and shingles. They can also be triggered by psychological influences (such as depression, anxiety, fear or traumatic incidents) or environmental elements (like air pollution, carcinogens in food, pesticides, lead or even extended exposure to computer screens).  Some patients have reported rashes as a symptom of a COVID-19 infection.

Nearly everyone will experience a rash at some point, so there's no need for undue concern. The American Academy of Dermatology Association advises patients to seek professional care from a board-certified dermatologist when a rash:

  • Covers the majority of your body
  • Causes blisters, open sores or raw skin
  • Is accompanied by fever or illness
  • Spreads rapidly
  • Is painful
  • Affects the eyes, lips, mouth or genital skin

How is it treated?

The appropriate remedy depends on the classification or origin of your rash. Our treatment strategies include medicated ointments, topical anti-itch creams (like hydrocortisone), hydrating lotions, topical anti-fungal ointments, oral drugs or oral antihistamines and phototherapy. 

While certain skin irritations may be more bothersome than harmful, others might indicate a more serious underlying condition. If your skin irritation needs professional care, schedule an appointment today with our board-certified dermatologists in Farmington Hills, Shelby Township, Clinton Township, Warren or St. Claire Shores, Michigan.

We would love to get started on a solution that perfectly fits your needs.