A rash is any type of change that occurs on the skin that affects the normal color, texture or appearance of the skin. Rashes are caused by many different factors, therefore treatment options vary.
What Causes Rashes?
Rashes vary greatly and can be caused by a multitude of factors including existing health conditions, exposure to allergens or bacteria. When trying to find out what caused a rash it is important to consider your health status or trace your recent actions and locations. Rashes can be caused by exposure to certain lotions, certain climates, apparel, laundry detergent, even anxiety.
In order to correctly diagnose a rash, you must keep in mind recent differences that you may have made to your lifestyle. Depending on how severe the rash is, the treatments will vary. The most common treatment for a rash is a steroid topical cream, but non-steroid creams can be used as well. In order to get the best treatment for your rash consult one of our dermatologists today to schedule an appointment.