Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update

Madison Medical Affiliates & Ascension are working together to keep our community healthy during this time and prevent the spread of infection while also offering options for easier access to care.

  • If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath and need care, please call your personal physician, as a first step. We recommend if you have symptoms, you should stay home and avoid exposing others until you can talk with a doctor.
  • Madison Medical Affiliates is offering TeleHealth visits with our providers through Ascension Online Care. Please call our office to schedule a TeleHealth visit.
  • New temporary visitor rules have been implemented to try to decrease the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and to keep our patients, families, care teams and the communities we serve safe. At this time, facilities near you may be restricting visitors. Please contact us┬ábefore visiting.
  • If you are experiencing a life-threatening emergency or difficulty breathing, go directly to the ER or dial 911.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is dermatology?

Dermatology is a diverse specialty concerned with the physiology and pathology of the skin, hair and nails.

How are different dermatology diseases and disorders treated?

Treatments range from a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures, which include topical medications as well as preventive measures for skin disease and cancer.

What are dermatoses and dermatitis?

Dermatoses is a general term to describe any skin defect or lesion. Dermatitis is inflammation of the skin. Symptoms associated with dermatitis include itching, redness and possibly blistering.

What are some of the more common problems seen in dermatology?

Acne, warts, psoriasis, melanoma (malignant skin cancer), dandruff (seborrheic dermatitis), eczema, bacterial skin infections, and rosacea.

Why is it important to treat skin disorders and diseases quickly and thoroughly?

If left untreated, skin disorders can spread rapidly and, at the least, become increasingly uncomfortable and significantly unattractive. More serious concerns regarding untreated skin disease include the disease spreading, damaging surrounding tissue, or skin breakdown. Certain skin cancers can lead to significant tissue destruction, metastases, or potentially a fatal outcome.

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