Dr. Stanley Katz

Dermatology
FL
49 years experience

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Dermatology

Languages spoken

English

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830 Answers
52 Agrees
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See urologist: get good advice from a urologist. might need oral antibiotics, prostatic massage and warm soaks in bath tub
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See doc: if there is indeed an infection, you should be treated appropriately. sometime, however, what appears to be infected is simply an allergic reaction to... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
No, if normal kidney: you shouldn't have any problems if you're kidney function and gen health are fine
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Oftenvery contagious: can be very contagious. should see doc to be eval and treated. there are vaccines for certain types of meningitis, meningococcal being one.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: sounds like you might have either an infected cyst or lipoma. would suggest you get eval and poss tx by dermatologist, esp if lesion is increasing in ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
sometimes one develops an irritation from exposure to certain products or conditions. A nipple dermatitis can occur in females who exercise a great de... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See orthopoedist: could be something that might need phys Tx or even surgery. See doc and get evauated properlyl
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: suggest being evaluated by either derm or oral surgeon to allay any of your fears.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Tinea versicolor??: If rash is pigmented and sl. scaly and well defined in the body parts described, it sounds a bit like a type of fungus, called t. versicolor. It's not... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist : This could be one of a few things, such as eczema, contact dermatitis , or even an infection, but would see dermatologist to properly diagnose the pro... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Prob cyst: small cysts can form there. see your gyn or derm to be eval and poss treatment
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: sometimes top retinoids can help this problem, but you should be properly dxed by your dermatologist in person.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Yes, see dermatologi: There are several types of topical Tx for seb derm. Would suggest that you see dermatologist for confirmation of dx and then tx with either cortisone ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
May be infected: may want to see your doc for evaluation...could be foreign body in your skin that can lead to infection.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: could be small cysts, but if concerned and lesions are growing, should seek some med advice
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: can be surg removed under local anesthesia. Other tx consists of cryotherapy, top acids, top immunotherapy, etc. See dermatologist for confirmation an... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Shouldn't blanch: you're correct....rash is caused by thermal trauma, usually from heating pad, etc....when source is removed, will take a while to resolve. sometimes t... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
A.N. can be @ overwt: Acanthosis can be @ obesity, DM, endocrine probs. May resolve when those probs are treated. There are top txs for this skin problem. See dermatologist... Read More
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A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Eczema, allergies: suggest see dermatologist for eval and tx....could be eczema, contact dermatitis, or even an infection.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: should be evaluated by dermatologist and treated if necessary. There are ways to lessen the risks of this ingrown nail and possible infection.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Derm/dentist if stay: prob nothing serious and may disappear on its own, but if continues for more than a week, see your dermatologist/dentist just to be sure.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
otc drops such as systane....or rx drops such as Restasis. Suggest 2-3 times per day initially
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See your fam doc: could be 1 of many things, including sinus infection/cold or something more complicated. get eval and poss tx if needed by your family doc
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: Might flatten the scars and possibly decrease the redness. Suggest seeing a dermatologist for complete eval and discussion of the particular risks @ h... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: Could be several dxs, incl vitiligo, fungus, or eczema. Should see dermatologist for dx and tx
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See urologist: see urlogist for eval and tx asap. this could be an infection or something even more serious that might require more urgent care.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
If the skin on the outside of your ear is the problem, I wuld see a dermatologist. However, if the problem is deep inside your ear, you might see an E... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See your doc: difficult to say what the cause is without additional hx and time sequence of lesion and pain. Suggest you see your doc for further eval and possible ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See own doc: if it is truly there for 1 day and asymptomatic, it could wait for your own doc to evaluate.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Poss cyst: would see dermatologist for eval and poss Tx. cyst could behave like this, but there are other more sig entities that this might be.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: You ought to be evaluated by a dermatologist. After a thorough exam of your scalp as well as a detailed hx, a proper dx could be made and the appropri... Read More
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: hemorrhoids can be inherently itchy, but also could be @ pruritus ani secondary to a yeast or fungal infection. This usually can be treated with topic... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: You ought to be evaluated by a dermatologist. It might be an infected cyst. If it continues to remain there or increase in size,you should be seen soo... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Yes, BUT: yes, but if one does in fact have scabies, the proper tx and use of permethrin is to applying from neck to toes over the entire body for 24 hrs...the ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See your doc: should be evaluated for various entities, some possibly could be serious.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Agree see derm: Suggest that you see a dermatologist asap for eval and poss tx. Could be an infection, but w/o any pics, can't say whether you would need a bx
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: might be a cyst, but would seek dermatologist to see and palpate lesion , and if necessary bx
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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See doc sooner : see doc sooner to ask particular questions regarding your surg site. seems to be a depressed scar, which can occur in this type of surgery, but you ne... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Probably ok: if symptoms recur or continue or worsen, see your doc. could have been a flu like episode, maybe from virus. but see doc if the bad feeling recurs.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Ok to leave on: best thing to do is to apply the product After finished eating and just before bedtime.
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
Possibly 1 or both: rosacea can do this, but so can dry eye syndrome. Would suggest see an ophthalmologist to test for dry eye and sjogrens. Might treat with low dose dox... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist: could be abscess and may require drainage and/or oral antibiotics
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
suggest you visit a dermatologist to evaluate and possibly treat with either a topical retinoid or a simple surgical procedure
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See the advice below: Keep clean, don't open unless pus filled and very painful, but always under sterile conditions keep covered initially with bandage. soak with warm wa... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
This blood could be @ trauma during intercourse, esp since the considerable time between your last sexual encounter. See your gyn doc to confirm and ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
sometimes a darkening under ones eyes might not be true hyperpigmentation, but a function of both thin skin and a prominent vasculature. Suggest you v... Read More
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A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
although mupirocin should be safe as long as it doesn't get in to the eye { globe }, I might suggest that you see an ophthalmologist for definitive tr... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
See dermatologist : dermatologist should be able to eval and tx You may require some form of oral meds, depending the type of and extent of the acne.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 49 years experience
This could be a few different possibilities. The one that comes to mind is scabies, a disease that itches severely at night time and occurs in those a... 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.

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