Skin Rashes & Infections Albany OR

Find top doctors who perform Skin Rashes & Infections in Albany, OR. Whether you’re seeking treatment or looking to schedule a preventative screening, we can connect you with the best dermatologists near you in Albany, OR.

Local Businesses

W Scott Serrill

1050 7Th Ave Sw
Albany, OR 97321

Richard C Havard

620 Elm St Sw
Albany, OR 97321

Hopkinon, Joel K Dds – Howerton & Hopkin Llc

(541) 924-9000
704 Forest Ave Suite D
Albany, OR 97321

Wm Scott Serrill

(541) 928-1636
1050 7Th Ave Sw
Albany, OR 97321

Moore Robert G

(541) 928-5866
Four Main Street, Suite 20
Albany, OR 97321

Howerton & Hopkin Llc

(541) 924-9000
510 Lighthouse Ave
Albany, OR 97321

Richard Havard

620 S. W. Elm Street
Albany, OR 97321

Moore, Robert G – Moore Robert G

(541) 928-5866
80 Eureka Sq Ste #111
Albany, OR 97321

Skin Rashes & Infections FAQ in Albany, OR

What are 4 signs to indicate a person may have sepsis?

severe breathlessness. a high temperature (fever) or low body temperature. a change in mental state – like confusion or disorientation. slurred speech.

How do I know if my rash is fungal?

What are symptoms of a fungal rash? A fungal rash is often red and itches or burns. You may have red, swollen bumps like pimples or scaly, flaky patches.

Do you need antibiotics for skin rash?

Antibiotics are not used to treat skin problems that are caused by viruses or allergies. But sometimes bacteria get into a skin problem you already have. Then you may need this medicine. Follow-up care is a key part of your treatment and safety.

When is a skin infection an emergency?

“If there is fever, rapidly spreading redness, rapid heart rate, or extraordinary pain that is disproportionate to the wound or injury, that is when you tell the patient to visit the hospital,” he said.

How do I know if my rash is bacterial?

Pus or fluid leaking out of the cut. Red skin around the injury. A red streak that runs from the cut toward your heart. A pimple or yellowish crust on top. Sores that look like blisters. Pain that gets worse after a few days.

Can the body heal an infection by itself?

Once unfriendly bacteria enter your body, your body’s immune system tries to fight them off. But oftentimes, your body can’t fight the infection naturally, and you need to take antibiotics – medication that kills the bacteria.

Can infections go away without antibiotics?

Antibiotics are only needed for treating certain infections caused by bacteria, but even some bacterial infections get better without antibiotics. We rely on antibiotics to treat serious, life-threatening conditions such as pneumonia and sepsis, the body’s extreme response to an infection.

What kills a fungal infection?

Antifungals are medicines that kill or stop the growth of fungi (the plural of fungus) that cause infections. They are also called antimycotic agents.

Why am I getting so many infections?

Not washing your hands. Not scrubbing up after you use the bathroom or before you touch your nose and mouth can lead to repeat infections. That’s especially true if you get colds or the flu often. It may seem like you’re getting the same infection, but you might be getting infected with different viruses.

What happens if a skin infection goes untreated?

Left untreated, the infection can spread to the lymph nodes and bloodstream and rapidly become life-threatening.

What do bacterial skin rashes look like?

Bacterial skin infections often begin as small, red bumps that slowly increase in size. Some bacterial infections are mild and easily treated with topical antibiotics, but other infections require an oral antibiotic.