Specialist expertise: Adult Dermatology, General Dermatology, Dermatology, Moles, Acne, Eczema, Sun Damage, Skin Rashes, Facial Rashes, Pigmentation Disorders.
Rashes are any change we notice on our skin. Rashes can have a wide variety of symptoms and appearances; they might be localised to one area of our body (such as our hands) or they may be covering multiple areas. Rashes can come and go (over minutes/hours/weeks/months) or may remain for a long time. Some rashes and skin problems on the body may not have any symptoms, whilst others might be itchy, sore, stinging, irritating or even painful. You may see a colour change with a rash such as red, darker, or lighter than your surrounding skin. Rashes can be dry and flaky or even may wet and oozing, or the skin texture can feel normal. Some rashes cause swelling of your skin like hives (urticaria) which may move around rapidly and only last a few hours each day.