Itchy, red, dry or uncomfortable skin? Rashes and other skin conditions can affect your self-esteem and cause discomfort.
“Your rash is an area of inflammation that was caused by touching a troubling substance—called contact dermatitis—or could be a sign of a larger medical problem,” according to Dr. Jeffrey Zwerner, Senior Medical Advisor for Dermatology at Teladoc Health.
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What do I do when a rash breaks out?
Once a rash breaks out, ask yourself some questions about changes in your routine: Were you in contact with new products or substances? Did you come across a plant, bug or tick? Are you having other symptoms like fever, fatigue or discomfort? Write down anything that may seem out of the ordinary.
Connect with a dermatologist
With Teladoc Dermatology, you can upload photos of your skin issue online or by app. Within two days, a U.S. board-certified dermatologist will review your pictures and description of the issue and provide a custom treatment plan in your Message Center. Read more about how Teladoc helped one member with a crucial skin diagnosis.
Updated June 1, 2021
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