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Dr. Stanley Katz

Dermatology
FL
48 years experience

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Dermatology

Languages spoken

English

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654 Answers
28 Agrees
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Mole/infection: this ought to be checked out by dermatologist, esp if any changes in size ,shape, or color...
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: could be erythema nodosum or simply an insect bite that might have become infected...a dermatologist would be able to help you.
A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Irritant dermatitis: doubt fungus...could be contact irritant dermatitis or even seb dermatitis...sometimes oatmeal bath soaks or otc hydrocortisone may help. if not , se... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Viral exanthem: could just be typical viral exanthem. doesn't seem to be meningitis. could try to do c and s of sites incl throat, but quite often I just observe clos... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
No problem with that: if your skin is dry , you may moisturize twice per day. Certain moisturizers may be tolerated better than others. All may be purchased over the counte... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Cleanse wound: cleanse wound with saop and water thoroughly. treat empirically with antibiotic otc ointment twice per day and bandage. if no improvement or if worsen... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See doc: see your doc , esp if it has been going on for more than a few days. could be various problems, incl gall bladder infection,intestinal disease
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Don't open: see derm to be treated...may require warm soaks/ poss antibiotics
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See doc: should be evaluated before taking any treatment for this potential infection.
A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Depends: depends if accompanied by any rash...and if so, what type of rash. If no rash and itch is recent and not that intense, would try otc hydrocortisone c... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Possibly, see derm: Although this might very well be an allergy to the lip balm, it could also be an infection, such as yeast or herpes. See dermatologist for confirmatio... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
No problem,ask surg: shouldnt be any problem, but would ask your ent surgeon for his advice
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See doc: might need work up for various med problems....IF you are truly eating appropriate portions of good quality foods. Sometimes pts are unaware of exactl... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: could be contact dermatitis, yeast, fungus. Might suggest a prescription cream . Don't think serious, esp if no symptoms such as pain or itching.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: If lesion has been present for more than 7-10 days, would see dermatologist for dx and poss tx. Without pics, this could be anything from a fungus, al... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: although pics would be helpful, a visit to the dermatologist would be even better. In this case both seeing and touching would help to make the proper... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
All depends on dx: If you are taking this med for hormone related acne, you may start to take 25 mg every morning with food, and then gradually increase the dose to 50 m... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Go to ER for assist: should visit the ER for further eval and tx. Sometimes this could be a problem that needs immediate attention.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Need to see derm: possibly secondarily infected acne ,esp if on face. if sweating mostly on axillae with drainage, would prob need antibiotic
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Contact dermatitis: contact derm is a possibility secondary to certain type of underwear/thong or work out clothing. would see dermatologist if continues or worsens.
A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Hives: very diff to determine the cause...hives are an allergy to some particular chemical, bite, or other environmental condition
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: you ought to see dermatologist, esp if gets worse or spreads. prob nothing serious, but would help to be evaluated properly while lesions are present.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Takes time: If you're certain that the bald patches are from hair pulling and nothing else, and it has been thoroughly evaluated by a dermatologist, then continui... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: Although this sounds like an eczema or a contact dermatitis, I suggest that you visit your dermatologist for eval and poss tx.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See urologist: suggest seeing a urologist for culture of any secretion and then appropriate tx with most likely an oral antibiotic
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Seb dermatitis: could be seborrheic dermatitis....possibly a contact allergic dermatitis...if no better with otc hydrocortisone cream, would see a dermatologist.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See family doc: suggest that you see your internist to be evaluated for poss. infection, kidney stone, etc. Certain tests will help to determine correct dx.
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Ought to see ent doc: prob not serious, but should have ears examined by competent ent doc to see if you have ear infection needing treatment
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Latter is infected: An inflamed hemorrhoid is generally not infected, though can be painful. A perianal abscess is an isolated infection of the soft tissue in that region... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Sometimes: problem is that you may not have a fungus infection. It might be a bacterial infection which would require a diff type of med and tx. If problem worse... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Highly unlikely: would use balm after eating and at bedtime to avoid this problem.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Post nasal drip: sounds like a post nasal drip. see your doc for confirmation and poss Tx. This tends to occur in pts with allergies.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
At least one month: Just to be safe, suggest you stop propecia for at least 1 month before attempting to start a family. Might also stop the Rogaine , esp if this is your... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: Sometimes , total removal of the affected nail along with oral and topical tx is necessary . A dermatologist or podiatrist should be consulted.
A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Too strong: should very rarely use a potent top steroid on the penis or groin. dermatologist should manage the case
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See doc - get eval: need to see your doc and get evaluated. 3 wks is a long time for this symptom
A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Not serious,no cure: pearly penile papules are nothing to worry about. Very difficult to resolve. IF this is right dx, would treat your toothpaste rash with otc hydrocorti... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: Sounds like an irritant contact dermatitis, or if she is ill with a cold virus, she might have theses skin findings also. See dermatologist. Perhaps c... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Possibly: need to see doc to evaluate. if you came in direct contact with an active sore , then you could contract hsv
A male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See your doc: you ought to have this problem checked out by either an ophthalmologist or your family doc
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Although I feel that this is nothing at all serious, I suggest that you be evaluated in person by a dermatologist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: this could be a reaction to a medicine that you have taken. There are other possibilities such as a heat rash. An allergy or insect bites would be itc... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
somewhat quickly. suggest you see dermatologist to dx and tx your lesion with possible bx.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See dermatologist: pics would be helpful as well as a detailed hx of the lesion. Would advise that you see a dermatologist for evaluation/bx.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
See doc when "flare": you should ask detailed questions about the "flares " that you have. Generally, flares do occur with sle but ought to be infrequent if the disease is... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
Duac may be used for longer than 3 mos, and can be re-started if deemed necessary. suggest seeing your dermatologist and asking his advice if your acn... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
there are different types of std's, and perhaps that specific test was not performed. See urologist for culture of the discharge and possible tx
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 48 years experience
best method to treat active scabies is to take complete shower from head to toes, dry off and then apply your permethrin cream to entire body and extr... Read More

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Nov 27, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks, I think this means that I need to follow up with another doctor and not just ignore the results as meaningless i.e. false positive as depicted by the neurologist...Read More
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This was very helpful. Thanks! i think i should see a doctor as well...my house was shot at yesterday and caused me a lot more pain to be running...it’s much worse today and the line is spreading.
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I would like to thank you Dr.Katz for your generous professional caring advice in answering my concerns,you have been extremely helpful Good luck from England UK.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 1974MD
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