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Dr. Michael Tomeo

Dermatology
Meadowbrook , PA
39 years experience male

Locations

Advanced Dermatology Center

JENKINTOWN

Address

1650 HUNTINGDON PIKE , Suite 354, JENKINTOWN
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 7:00am - 12pm
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Insurances accepted

Aetna Life Insurance Company

Aetna

Advanced Dermatology Center

Meadowbrook , PA

About

Bio

Expert in General Dermatology 25years + Clinical experience

Specialties
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Dermatology

Licenses

United States: Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

692 Answers
18 Agrees
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Milder: Colds are typically more mild in terms of signs and symptoms in comparison to a flu.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Hand dermatitis : Could be a blistering form of eczema but other diseases need to be considered.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Folliculitis: Inflammation of hair folllicles , could be from the pressure of the underwear over that particular area use anti-bacterial cleanser and wear looser ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Mixed bag: Iron, vitamin b and vitamin c.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Growth : Please have it evaluated by a physician as it could be a cyst , wart , mole or some other type of growth.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Limit fats : Best to limit fats and balance carbs and protein.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Other cancers : Chemotherapy long-term can increase the likelihood of developing bloodstream cancers such as leukemia radiation treatment can cause tissue scarring ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
No : Diet usually has no effect on the development of acne.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Mite: Scabies is a microscopic mite that inhabits human skin and is contagious. It multiplies on the body and causes an itch and resultant rash. It can be r... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Acne scarring: Acne scarring can be treated with topical tx such as retin a (tretinoin) if mild, if more severe , laser , dermabrasion and other procedures can be pe... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Spinal surgery : The best surgeons to address this would be a neurosurgeon or orthopedic surgeon.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Cyst : Could be from a hair or gland in that area.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Bruise : Oftentimes bruises arise painlessly and spontaneously from even minor trauma such as from rubbing , scratching or bumping ...
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Not advised : Mupirocin should be reserved for limited use for certain skin infections such as impetigo. If your condition is more chronic , it could be keratosis ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Adjustment : Accutane commonly causes a dry skin reaction on the arms and almost certainly dry lips -- although those skin changes typically persist through-out th... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Acne is treatable : For over the counter treatment , the usual recommendation is a salicylic wash and a benzoyl peroxide gel. Many well-known company brands are available... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
No: A mole can be composed of nevus cells that in some cases could be abnormal or even cancerous --- thus indiscriminate destruction of a mole without pro... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Yes: If the vitamin is a multi and states rda or 100% or more , you are covered.
A member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Recurrent boils: This condition could be hidradenitis and this is a condition where recuurent boils develop often in the groin area. It can be treated medically and/or... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Surgical procedure : This is a procedure whereuopn the skin is "lifted" to advance the forehead skin up towards the scalp. Anytime a surgical procedure is performed there ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Irritation: Friction from repeated movement and rubbing of the skin of the penis can cause redness and soreness --- another factor could be sensitivity to vaginal... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
No: Warts are viral and can enlarge or persist. It is best to seek medical advise to remedy.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Anti-pruritics: There are many ingredients in anti-itch creams including menthol , phenol , oatmeal , pramoxine , benedryl and hydrocortisone
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
No: High blood sugar in and of itself does not cause scars or broken skin. however , Diabetic patients can show chronic skin changes such as thickening or... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Dry Lips: Try some Aquaphor ointment and apply frequently If no better in 2 weeks , go visit with a dermatologist
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Normal changes: Pregnancy often causes darkening of the skin particularly in certain areas. The increased pigmentation can fade over time , but that can take months o... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Yes: Intertrigo is a red rash between skin folds and can be the result of yeast , fungus or bacteria build-up in those areas associated with moisture. It c... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Yes: A nodular Melanoma can show ABCD in many ways It can be asymmetrical , border irregular , color variegation and certainly size greater than 6 MM. But... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Proceed carefully: The use of Anabolic steroids is oftentimes controversial. They certain can build muscle mass. However they need to be used judiciously as they can cau... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Not too much: Keep the processed and fatty foods to a minimum.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Complicated: Hair loss can be complicated to diagnosis certain blood tests are helpful but history is critical with regard to medications , diet , stress and oth... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Rarely: This condition is usually seen in individuals a bit older.
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Not necessarily : The pathologist reads all slides from a certain date of service in the order that they are processed. However, there are times that the pathologist wi... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Hair loss diagnosis : It is very important to define your hair loss. If your hair is falling out in patches and Minoxidil has not helped in 5 months you may have a form of ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Lipoma: It is more likely that the soft lump in your skin is a fat tumor called lipoma. However, if the area becomes sore , reddened or growing , have it eval... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Nail pits: Nail pitting can be associated with psoriasis or Atopic Eczema but can also be unrelated and could be due to external factors as minor trauma.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Bed Bugs: Yes , eliminating the bedding (linens and mattress and padding should eliminate the bed bug infestation.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Unlikely: Transmission is generally from skin to skin contact. However , a wet towel recently used by an infected person could potentially spread infection to a... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Nail hygiene: The less you do the better --avoid nail polish and nail polish remover as much as possible and definitely avoid "fake" nails ---do not pick at nails o... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Growth: If the growth is a bit irregular or has a rough surface --could be a wart If the growth is a smooth white bump ---could be a cyst. Lastly if it is a s... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Chemical peel: Tca chemical peels are very effective at removing fine wrinkles. Tca comes in a variety of strengths and as the % increases as does the effects (but a... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Have it checked: Don't panic -- it may be totally benign but irritated ; have a dermatologist analyze it.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Hives: You are describing Urticaria. If it occurred just after exposure to food allergens , it should fade in short order as long as you do not re-ingest tho... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Most likely: The antifungal that you have is effective for fungal skin disease Tx. In the groin area you may have yeast or fungus or a mixed infection and the Bute... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
No: It is a personal decision and if you feel the need to see a Skin Specialist , then so be it. However , if you have a managed care type insurance , you... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Halo Phenonomen: Moles , in particular Nevi can develop a depigmentation (loss of pigment) around them referred to Halo Nevus phenonomen as a result of inflammation ar... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Hyperkeratosis: The wart virus causes the development of thickened skin like a callous. The treatment is to remove the dead skin by paring it down. Can be done at hom... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Apply ointment: An open wound should be covered by a healing ointment or antibiotic ointment and bandaid.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 39 years experience
Muscular strain: When your arm experiences pain the muscles in that arm contract from stress and tension and that can cause the blood vessels in that area to show more... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Tomeo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Tomeo is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Sorry for the delayed appreciation. I knew sores should be covered, but everyone always said that you should air it out. I tried it, and it worked! :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I think I have this and it has been a problem for a very long time. Post menopause, however, it became a disaster I believe due to lower immunity.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Currently 5 finger nails had been infected may i know what treatment should i take? I do nt want to spread to my others finger. Thanks

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Temple University School of Medicine, PA
Graduated 1983MD

Residency

TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Completed 1987

Awards

Emanuel Rosenfeld (Top Pre-Medical Student) Award , Temple University 1979
Phi Beta Kappa (Temple University)
Summa Cum Laude (Temple University)

Affiliations

American Academy of Dermatology
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