Skin Allergies and Rashes (Dermatology)
Body Area: Arms / Hands
Body Parts: Forearm
There are many treatments for skin allergies and rashes available. For severe cases, ultraviolet light, with and without a drug called psoralen is very effective. Another effective therapy for severe cases is Grenz ray. Grenz ray is a form black light that has energy much like X-ray, but it does not penetrate beyond the skin. This treatment requires several sessions to complete and can last up to 6 months. A prescription ointment or cream may be prescribed. Oral antibiotics may be prescribed in conjunction with another treatment if an infection is present.