What the Cause of Your Rash Might Be
By ADVANCED DESERT DERMATOLOGY
April 16, 2019
Category: Dermatology
Tags: rash  

Do you want to know more about rashes and how each case is treated?

Rashes are skin conditions on the skin that manifest in a variety of ways: red patch, small bumps or blisters. Rashes are not life-Rashthreatening and are treated with the help of your Peoria, AZ, doctor Dr. Vernon Mackey. Learn more about the different types of rashes and treatments, like over-the-counter anti-itch creams, antihistamines and moisturizing lotions.

More About Rashes

  • A common type of eczema is Atopic Dermatitis.
  • There is Contact dermatitis which is a type of eczema caused by an allergen.
  • There are several chronic skin problems: acne, psoriasis or seborrheic dermatitis.
  • There are fungal infections, like ringworms and yeast infections
  • There are viral Infections, like shingles.

The American Academy of Dermatology Association gives a list of other types of rashes.

Below is a list:

  • Lichen planus: This rash manifests on several parts of the body, like inside the mouth, genitals and scalp but aren't contagious.
     
  • Granuloma: This is a type of cancer that causes a rash and manifests in a variety of appearances on skin: a slightly raised and ringed patch usually found on one's hand, arm, foot or leg; patches all over one's body; a deep, round lump in one's skin that may be mistaken for ringworm. Contact your Peoria dermatologist because they can differentiate between the two.
  • Lupus: There are several types of lupus: cutaneous only affects skin and systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) which affects the body's skin, joints and lungs.

Do you need a consultation?

For more information on rashes in Peoria, AZ, contact Advanced Desert Dermatology at (623) 977-6700 today!

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