Have you noticed blisters or hives forming on your skin? Are you experiencing burning, itching, pain, or stinging? Does your skin appear blotchy, dry, flaky, inflamed, red, scaly, or swollen?
If any of this sounds familiar, you may have a skin infection or rash. Fortunately, if you are in the South Loop neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, you can receive skin rash treatment at Jovive Health, a 100% doctor-owned and -led practice. We have experience treating a wide array of non-life-threatening skin infections and rashes, including contact dermatitis, diaper rash, heat rash, intertrigo, ringworm, staph infections, and hand, foot, and mouth disease.
Common Causes of Skin Irritations
The skin infections and rashes that our physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinicians commonly see are often caused by:
- Viruses (e.g., the varicella-zoster virus, which causes both chickenpox and shingles)
Notably, some skin irritations have no known cause. For example, researchers are still working to determine what causes eczema, although many studies indicate that it could be tied to genetics and environmental factors.
Do You Need Urgent Care for a Skin Infection or Rash?
If so, visit Jovive Health today. Our Chicago, IL, clinic is open seven days a week, making us a convenient choice for residents of South Loop and the surrounding area. Plus, you have the option of either booking a same-day reservation or walking in at a time that is convenient for you. We look forward to helping you achieve much-needed relief from your skin infection or rash.