Rash and skin irritations affect millions of people every day. A rash is not a specific diagnosis though. It is a symptom of an underlying medical problem and the key to treating a rash is to first identify what is causing it. Dragonfly Health providers can evaluate your rash and work with you to develop a treatment plan to not only address pain and discomfort, but to help ensure that you do not develop an infection or have long-term problems due to your rash.
Patients with the following may be directed to another health care setting:
Most rashes and skin irritations can be treated and even prevented. In some cases, treatment helps the rash to go away more quickly and in other cases, the treatment simply reduces your symptoms until the rash goes away on its own. A Dragonfly Health provider can evaluate your rash and work with you to come up with a treatment plan. Treatment of rashes can include:
Most rashes are harmless, but some may be signs of a more serious underlying medical condition and require specialized care. Some rashes may also require special treatment because of where they are located. You may be referred to another health care setting for evaluation if you also have:
Most rashes can be treated to reduce symptoms and speed recovery. Visit us at a Dragonfly Health location or through a telemedicine visit to have a full evaluation of your rash and your medical history. When it comes to rashes and skin irritation, starting treatment sooner can reduce long-term problems and help the rash clear up faster than if you wait.