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Common Types of Skin Rashes and How a Dermatologist Can Give You the Healthy Skin You Deserve

Pinprick Red Dots on Skin in East Northport NY Area

To an untrained eye, all skin rashes look the same and are easily manageable with over-the-counter (OTC) medications. The truth is that rashes aren’t that simple. Rashes come in many sizes and shapes and can appear as welts, blotches, or blisters. What’s more, rashes can be dry, scaly, or itchy and can occur in one part of the body or many areas. Furthermore, some rashes occur immediately, while others develop gradually. While most rashes aren’t life-threatening, some can be a sign of something severe. Rashes can mean a lot of things to a whole lot of different people. If you … Continue reading

Discover Relief from Summertime Skin Rashes

How To Relief from Summertime Skin Rashes in Huntington NY Area

Rashes are torture. At some point in our lives, most of us will experience itchy bumps on the skin that don’t go away quickly, which leads us to scratch and rub endlessly in search of even the most momentary relief from discomfort. Thankfully, here at the Dermatology & Cosmetic Laser Center, Dr. Roger Koreen and his team understand what it takes to heal rashes and deliver the relief you desperately seek. Understanding Rashes and How They Work Rashes can impact your skin in many ways. You might experience what presents as small bumps with diffuse redness or several red spots … Continue reading

Uncovering different types skin rashes and their causes

Different types of rashes - Huntington NY Area

Rashes can be itchy, frustrating, and potentially embarrassing. The symptoms can impact your everyday life. There are many different types of skin rashes, and their causes and treatments may vary. At the Dermatology & Cosmetic Laser Center in Huntington, New York, we take the time to assess your condition to understand the underlying cause of your rash and determine the most appropriate treatment solution. Different types of rashes A rash typically refers to a red patch of skin. It may itch, be flat or raised, and can be located anywhere on the body. Rashes can stem from allergic reactions, medications, … Continue reading

Dermatologist near Dix Hills explains the most common skin rashes and when to seek treatment options

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Red, raised bumps or dry, itchy skin can be annoying. The occasional rash may appear due to insect bites, an allergy, or environmental irritation. However, chronic skin conditions may have a deeper underlying cause. Regardless of the case, it is important to seek medical advice to ensure appropriate treatment. For patients near Dix Hills, Dr. Roger Koreen of Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center explains the most common skin rashes and treatment options. Most common skin rashes Having a rash is annoying. Unfortunately, it can affect your everyday life. If you have a rash on your face and/or body that is … Continue reading

We answer the question what are the causes of heat rash during consultation in our Huntington NY office

A woman having a skin rash itch on the neck

Does your child have small white spots on his or her chest, neck, or shoulders? Are you experiencing prickly, itching spots in the bend of the elbow, the groin, or the armpit area? These symptoms are indicators that heat rash may have developed. On the surface, it would seem that heat rash is simply caused by heat. The answer to the question “what are the causes of heat rash?” is actually a bit more complex. Experienced Huntington, NY dermatologist Dr. Roger Koreen discusses with patients the various factors that may come into play on the skin. While there is a … Continue reading

Proper identification key to treating skin rashes in Huntington, NY

Woman scratching her arm

Dr. Koreen is an experienced dermatologist whom patients trust to care for their skin using the most up to date methods. Skin rashes can appear different from person to person. While a rash may seem a minor, temporary problem, there is the need for attention to detail in diagnosing any skin condition. When treating skin rashes in our Huntington, NY dermatology office, one of the questions we consider is whether we are looking at a standard rash or if irritation is the sign of rosacea. What is rosacea? In many cases, rosacea is initially thought to be something else, like … Continue reading

Huntington, NY area patients may enjoy identification of their skin rash at our practice

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The skin is the largest organ of the body. It is also the most exposed. Because of this, it can become problematic. However, visibility of skin rashes, hives, or other problems can make it easier to diagnose and treat issues. Some patients in the Huntington, NY area who are experiencing the development of skin rash problems may have issues in identification. Rashes can develop in a myriad of ways. They may become large or itchy. They may dry out the skin or change dramatically in a short period of time. Rashes may also come and go with no known trigger. … Continue reading

Huntington, NY area patients ask if there is a cure for rashes

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Rashes are one of the most common dermatological concerns. Rashes may develop in a variety of ways and due to a number of reasons. When patients have with a rash that is red, itchy, or uncomfortable, they often want an immediate solution. A cure for rashes is not always available, though our Huntington, NY area practice has the experience necessary to evaluate the skin, determine the type of rash present, and provide patients with treatment solutions. What is a rash? A rash is an area of the skin where a breakout occurs. It may sometimes be itchy or burn, depending … Continue reading

How Huntington area patients can address a dry skin rash

Dry skin rash on hand of a patient

Dr. Roger Koreen and the team at Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center see patients regularly in the Huntington, NY community who are struggling with dry skin and are experiencing conditions such as an unsightly or uncomfortable rash. When problems arise, many patients turn to our team of professionals for assistance in finding relief. Dry skin Dry skin is more than just uncomfortable. It can trigger conditions such as eczema which flares-up due to lack of moisture. Patients who have dry skin that results in a rash may be dealing with mild eczema. Eczema diagnosis A diagnosis of eczema starts with … Continue reading

Huntington dermatologist discusses treatment for an allergic skin rash

A woman suffering from rashes on her back

A rash can be frustrating, especially when you are unsure of the proper treatment for it. At the Dermatology and Cosmetic Laser Center in Huntington, we see many rashes that are considered allergic contact dermatitis, the result of contact with an allergen. Unlike irritant rashes, allergic contact dermatitis rashes often have a delayed development, around 12 – 72 hours after exposure, making them difficult to diagnose. Diagnosing allergic contact dermatitis With allergic contact dermatitis, allergy to a specific substance can occur after the first exposure or after several. The individual can even react to a substance that previously posed no … Continue reading

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