Allergic Rashes 2017-05-04T14:32:47+00:00

Allergic Rashes

Common skin allergens include:

  • Colognes/perfumes
  • Jewelry/cosmetics
  • Certain fabrics
  • Shampoos
  • Animals
  • Fragrances from laundry detergents

How to Treat and Recognize Allergic Rashes
There are variety of allergic rashes that can be cause by any number of factors. This skin inflammation occurs because the skin is defensively reacting to an allergen. Common symptoms of allergen rash include dry or scaly skin, and itching at the point of allergen contact.

Treatment Methods for Allergen Rash
The essential first step is to identify and remove the allergen causing the rash. Once the trigger is discovered and removed, Dr. Amy Vaughan Dermatology can help determine the best treatment method. This may include oral steroids or topical creams. While skin rashes are typically not dangerous, if the condition persists or worsens, it is important to seek medical consultation for treatment. Contact Dr. Amy Vaughan Dermatology today to schedule an appointment at one of our Tri-State locations.