Rashes develop from many different types of allergies, have diverse appearances, and may be associated with intolerable itching and pain. The board certified allergists at North Texas Allergy & Asthma Associates have the expertise to assess your symptoms, target the underlying cause, and initiate proper treatment. Call or schedule an appointment online to visit the doctors at any of their three premier locations in North Texas: Texas Health Dallas, Baylor Regional Medical Center at Plano, and Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas.
A rash is simply defined as an area of skin with changes in color and texture, but rashes are not simple. Rashes may appear as one or more of the following: blisters, oozing sores, red blotches, red bumps, red area of skin, scaly skin, leathery areas, pustules, or ring-shaped spots. The skin may or may not be itchy or swollen. Rashes may occur in a specific area of the body or be widespread, and they may be accompanied by other symptoms like a fever, stomach pain, a sore throat, or muscle weakness.
When you visit North Texas Allergy & Asthma Associates, the doctor will learn about your medical history, sort through all the signs and symptoms, and determine the root cause of your rash, so you can get the best treatment.
Rashes are classic signs of allergies, and they can be associated with a number of allergic conditions, such as:
The severity of your rash and level of discomfort from itching, swelling, or pain should guide your decision about whether or not to see a doctor. A minor rash with symptoms that are controlled by over-the-counter products may not need a professional examination. But if you suspect that the rash is associated with any type of allergy, the rash doesn’t clear up, or it clears up then returns again, please don’t risk your health. Contact North Texas Allergy & Asthma Associates for an examination and to be sure you get treatment to prevent a serious reaction in the future.
The following rash symptoms often indicate an allergic reaction or an infection. Don’t hesitate to contact your doctor or go to the emergency department if you have a rash that:
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