Skin Conditions Treatment Clinic Q&A
If your skin is irritated due to a condition, come to Minit Medical Urgent Care where medical professionals will provide comprehensive treatment. contact Minit Medical Urgent Care today to speak to a physician or book an appointment. We have convenient locations to serve you in Kahului HI, Kihei HI, and Lahaina HI.
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Skin conditions include any type of abnormality or irregularity on or affecting the epidermis. These include infections, rashes and hives, eczema, acne, warts, psoriasis, cellulitis, boils and many more. As the skin is the biggest organ and covers the entire body, there are many conditions that can affect it, with symptoms vastly differing based on the area affected and the cause of the condition.
Yes, primary care professionals can provide treatment for mild to moderate skin conditions. In more severe or complex cases, they can be referred to a dermatologist for specialized care.
Acne Mild to Moderate — Acne is the most common skin condition in the world, affecting the lives of countless millions.
Allergic Reactions — We can treat mild to moderate allergic reactions. If you cannot breathe, experience shortness of breath or drooling, please call 911.
Athlete’s Foot – Athlete’s foot is a common fungal condition. We can provide care if it is not controlled by over-the-counter medication.
Boils — Typically caused by the infection of a hair follicle, boils are inflamed pus-filled swellings on the skin.
Chickenpox — A common childhood illness, chicken pox is caused by the herpes zoster virus with symptoms of sores forming on the skin.
Cellulitis — We can treat mild forms of cellulitis, which is the inflammation of subcutaneous connective tissues.
Eczema — We can treat mild eczema, where patches of skin become rough and inflamed.
Folliculitis — We can provide treatment for folliculitis, inflammation or infection of hair follicles.
Fungus Infections — Also known as mycosis, fungal infections can be caused by a variety of different fungi, such as ringworm or thrush.
Hidradenitis Suppurativa — We can treat mild cases of hidradenitis suppurativa, a skin condition that causes small, painful lumps.
Impetigo — Mainly affecting infants and children, impetigo is a contagious skin infection that causes red sores on the hands, feet and face, typically around the mouth and nose.
Hives — Typically caused by an allergic reaction, hives are small, itchy, red welts on the skin.
Jock Itch — This is a common skin condition caused by a fungus with symptoms of red, scaly and itchy skin, typically affecting the genitals.
Rash — Rashes can come in many shapes and sizes and have a variety of different causes, from infections to allergies.
Razor Bumps — Shaving can irritate the hair follicles, producing bumps known as ingrown hairs. They can also occur when the hair curls back and grows into the skin.
Ringworm — Caused by a fungal infection, ringworm gets its name from its characteristic circular patch.
Scabies — Caused by the itch mite, scabies is a contagious skin disease with symptoms of itchy, raised red spots.
Shingles — Caused by the same virus as chickenpox, shingles is a viral infection often causing a girdle around the midsection. The infection is often brought on by stress, as the virus lives in dormancy until high levels of cortisol trigger it.
Intertrigo — When one area of skin rubs against another, it can become inflamed. This is known as intertrigo.
Psoriasis — We can treat mild cases of psoriasis, a skin disease marked by itchy, red, scaly patches of skin.
Warts — Often caused by the human papilloma virus (HPV), warts cause an excess amount of keratin to build up on the outer layer of skin.
If you or someone you know is experiencing symptoms of a skin condition, come to Minit Medical Urgent Care for treatment today. Our kind and compassionate professionals are experienced in treating a wide number of skin conditions and can help you find relief. For more information on the skin conditions we treat, call our office and get in touch with a member of our specialist team. To book an appointment with our skin condition specialist, visit our website or speak with us over the phone today. We serve patients from Lahaina HI, Kahului HI, Kihei HI, Launiupoko HI, Olowalu Hi, Wailuku HI, Kula HI, Makawao HI, Paia HI, Wailea HI, Haiku HI and Waihee-Waiehu HI.