Cosmetic disorders affecting your skin – including hair loss, scars, and the skin changes associated with aging – often require a doctor’s care and diagnosis. Dr. Ron Elfenbein, Founder, Medical Director, and CEO of Chesapeake ERgent Care, has partnered with WellAve Mobile Dermatology to offer in-house dermatology services once a week in their Gambrills, Maryland office. If your skin needs professional dermatological care, call or click to book an appointment today.
Dermatologists are physicians specially trained to see patients with all types of cosmetic concerns and disorders associated with your:
A dermatologist attends additional training after medical school to obtain experience with the diagnosis, treatment, and management of:
Dermatologists perform a variety of specialized diagnostic procedures related to skin conditions and use treatments including:
Dermatologists diagnose and treat more than 3,000 different diseases. Dermatologists also improve the appearance of their patients and offer additional services such as:
If your rash or other skin problem covers more than 10% of your body and is accompanied by fever, joint aches, muscle pain, difficulty swallowing, or trouble sleeping, consult a dermatologist. You should also visit a dermatologist if you have any ulcers that won’t heal, as these open sores can lead to severe infections.
It's essential that you don’t take new skin conditions lightly. In fact, a skin problem can be the first sign of a more significant issue, including systemic autoimmune diseases like lupus. A dermatologist can diagnose skin inflammation that reveals inflammation in your organs.
You should also see a dermatologist for:
In severe cases, you could be at risk of more severe organ damage, which can lead to acute respiratory distress syndrome or damage to your kidneys or liver. A dermatologist can recognize worrisome symptoms immediately.
Dermatologists treat hair, skin, and nail conditions – including hair loss and severe acne – in a way so that scarring does not occur. That's essential because there’s no way to reverse scarring.
It’s best to seek medical advice as soon as you notice a problem because the longer your problem persists, the more extensive permanent damage becomes.
To get help with your dermatology needs, call or make an appointment online today to see a WellAve Mobile Dermatologist at Chesapeake ERgent Care in Gambrills, Maryland.