Similar conditions that Plano, TX area patients may confuse with rosacea
Skin rashes and redness may be a sign of a variety of issues. Dermatologists deal with several skin concerns each and every day. Bumps, redness, and itching skin are common issues that bring patients to see a professional to find a solution to their problem. However, the problem may not be as obvious as patients may think. This is especially true in the case of rosacea. Rosacea is a skin condition that many patients deal with, but it is something that should not be misdiagnosed. There are several conditions that can mimic the signs and symptoms of rosacea which is why, even if a patient thinks he or she has it, they should seek a proper diagnosis from a dermatological professional. Patients located around the Plano, TX area are encouraged to seek assistance from the team of DSA Dermatology where Drs. Daniel Achtman and Carmine McConnell can assist.
Drs. Daniel Achtman and Carmine McConnell encourage patients to book a consultation visit and examination with them to find out what skin condition they are dealing with. Some patients may assume their condition is rosacea without having the experience to properly diagnose such a problem. This is where the team of DSA Dermatology comes into play. They can determine whether or not the problem is rosacea and provide an effective treatment based on their findings.
There are many other skin conditions that may present themselves like rosacea without actually being rosacea. These may include:
- Lupus erythematosus
- Perioral dermatitis
- Acne vulgaris
- Seborrheic dermatitis
- Contact dermatitis
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It might also be difficult to diagnose a condition if there is more than one problem occurring at once. This may mean that there are two issues at hand, and the symptoms of one can make it seem impossible to address the other. This is why the assistance of an experience dermatologist is so important when it comes to addressing skin and body concerns that arise.
Patients in and around the Plano, TX area who believe they may have rosacea should first discuss their concerns with Drs. Daniel Achtman and Carmine McConnell of DSA Dermatology to ensure they are getting a proper diagnosis.
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At DSA Dermatology, we bring to you the best of not one but three leading dermatologists in Plano TX, Dr. Daniel S. Achtman, Dr. Carmine G. McConnell and Dr. Jordan. Achtman.
Dr. Achtman is a board-certified Dermatologist with over three decades of experience. Having graduated from the medical school of McMaster University, he also studied at the UTSW Medical Center in Dallas, TX where he also served as Chief Resident in the Department of Dermatology. In addition to possessing extensive training and experience in cosmetic enhancement techniques, Dr. Achtman is widely known as a leading expert in the diagnosis and treatment of various skin cancers. He is an active member of the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Dr. Achtman goes the extra mile to understand your medical concerns and to ensure that he helps you meet your unique aesthetic goals.
Dr. Carmine G. McConnell is a board-certified physician in Plano TX. Having been trained at McMaster University, Canada, she went on to earn her board certification in Texas. Having served as Chief of Staff of her department at Plano Medical Center, she has over two decades of experience in practicing medicine in her practice and while assisting Dr. Achtman in the practice of dermatology. In addition to her extensive postgraduate training in laser therapy and aesthetic surgery, among other procedures, she possesses vast experience in both cosmetic dermatological techniques and family medicine. As a conscientious and caring physician, Dr. McConnell provides her patients with customized non-surgical treatments to help address health and aesthetic concerns related to the skin. She is also keen on helping patients understand their skin and how it can be cared for and protected.
Dr. Jordan Achtman is a board-certified dermatologist in DSA Dermatology at Plano, TX. Dr. J. Achtman graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and completed his residency in dermatology at UT Southwestern. His expertise spans general, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. J. Achtman also has various special interests including chronic itch, infectious diseases of the skin, and the relationship between mental health and skin health. He is also very keen on helping patients form healthy skincare regimens and habits. In the hands of Dr. J. Achtman, you can be assured of innovative and cutting edge solutions for all your skin concerns.