Rashes are common and not always a serious health concern. However, if you have a skin rash that covers a significant part of your body or causes uncomfortable symptoms, it’s time to schedule an appointment with Jose de la Llana, MD, and the team at Su Clinica Medical Group in San Bernardino, California. The primary, general, and chronic care management practice takes a patient-centered approach, creating plans that improve your skin and relieve your
Rashes refer to any change in the color or texture of your skin. These changes may also cause unpleasant sensations like itchiness or pain.
Rashes are common and may occur due to many causes, such as allergies, infections, or underlying skin conditions. It’s also possible to have a rash from unknown causes.
Hives are a type of rash that causes red and itchy welts on the skin.
Rashes often develop and resolve quickly. Seek medical care for a rash if it covers a significant part of your body, lasts more than a week, is a recurring problem, or causes uncomfortable symptoms.
The team at Su Clinica Medical Group also recommends scheduling an appointment if you suspect you have a skin infection from your rash. When you have an itchy rash, you’re at greater risk of developing an infection because scratching may create breaks in the skin.
Rashes are especially worrisome in older adults who are more susceptible to infections. Su Clinica Medical Group has providers specializing in senior care to manage the complex health needs of their older patients.
Su Clinica Medical Group provides services for most PPO health insurance plans, including Covered California™, Medicare, and Medicare Advantage. They also see private pay patients.
The team at Su Clinica Medical Group conducts a thorough evaluation when you come in with concerns about a rash. They evaluate your skin and review your symptoms. They also ask about contact with substances or items that may cause a rash, such as chemicals in cleaning products.
Your provider reviews your medical history and may take a tissue sample (biopsy) of your rash to test in the lab to confirm or rule out a diagnosis or infection. Su Clinica Medical Group offers in-office labs so you don’t have to go to another clinic.
Treatment for your rash depends on the cause and type. The team customizes your plan to clear up your skin and ease symptoms. Treatment may include:
Su Clinica Medical Group is a bilingual practice with staff fluent in English and Spanish to provide comprehensive care for their culturally diverse community.
Don’t ignore your skin rash. Call Su Clinica Medical Group today or click the online booking button to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins and same-day appointments are available for private pay.