Rashes

It’s the season of bug bites, which makes it even tougher than usual to tell if those itchy bumps are a minor annoyance or something much more serious. Spectrum Dermatology often sees clients who can’t figure out why their bug bites don’t get better when...

There has been an increase in sports-specific clinics in recent years, and that has helped to drive awareness and treatment of one of the most common athletic issues—athlete’s foot. However, Athlete’s Foot is ultimately a dermatological condition and Spectrum Dermatology has always offered the latest,...

Dermatitis can present as a rash that can be caused by just about anything, and some people are more sensitive to common causes (like poison ivy) than others. At Spectrum Dermatology, we see a variety of causes in the summer months as people vacation—and love...

You spent all day in the sun, making the most of the summer weather, but when you look in the mirror and see patches of red, painful skin, you wonder if it’s heat rash or a sunburn. Spectrum Dermatology treats both, and our “Top Docs”...

Did you know that the term “rash” isn’t actually a diagnosis? Rashes are a common complaint at Spectrum Dermatology, but a rash really just refers to any inflammation that changes the skin’s appearance. Some of the most common rashes that you may have heard of...

Native Arizonians might not realize this, but the desert weather can make you itchy. Spectrum Dermatology regularly sees winter birds and transplants complaining about excessively dry skin, rashes, and all kinds of complaints unique to this kind of environment. Rashes are widespread in the area...

There are many types of rashes, and determining the type is the first step in treatment. Trust Spectrum Dermatology for a correct diagnosis and the best treatment options. Here are a few of the most common rashes and their causes: Common Types of Rashes 1. Atopic dermatitis....

There are numerous types of rashes and causes of rashes. Spectrum Dermatology treats all kind of rashes, from swimmer’s rash to shingles, but in the summer months there’s a spike in rashes caused by poison oak, poison ivy, and a myriad of additional plants found...

Eczema is a common skin condition marked by red, itchy, scaly skin. Many patients at Spectrum Dermatology think that eczema is contained to only certain parts of the body. However, a person can suffer from eczema virtually anywhere on their skin, including the scalp. Someone...

The term “rash” is an umbrella name for a skin condition that changes the color and/or texture of the skin. Spectrum Dermatology treats dozens of different types of rashes, often in conjunction with acne. To begin treatment, understanding the type and cause of the rash...