How To Identify A Serious Skin Rash

While common irritants including food allergens and insect bites might contribute to reddened, itchy skin, it’s important to identify a serious skin rash to determine whether to seek emergency care. While other symptoms clearly indicate the presence of serious illness, a severe skin rash is sufficient cause for concern. 

Life-threatening illnesses associated with a serious skin rash include:

Often a serious skin rash comes with other symptoms. The following signs indicate that a rash needs immediate medical attention:

If you suffer from the listed symptoms, do not hesitate to seek qualified medical care. It’s advisable to track the progression of your skin rash by taking photos to show to your physician. At Uptown Emergency Room, our experienced staff quickly addresses serious skin rashes and associated complications. If you are located within the Dallas area, call us today.

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