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Dr. James Davie
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Dermatopathology (Definition)

It is a sub speciality of both dermatology and surgical pathology it focuses on study of skin diseases at microscopic level, dermatopathologist ...Read more


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Have pictures of brown spots on my back can a dermatologist take a look at these pictures and see if there are pre cancerous or maybe be melanoma?

Have pictures of brown spots on my back can a dermatologist take a look at these pictures and see if there are pre cancerous or maybe be melanoma?

Evaluation.: These are better evaluated in person so that subtle changes can be seen and felt. See a physician for a complete skin examination. The internet is no substitute for this. ...Read more

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Looking for a resource article on nonfamilial hypogammaglobulinemia and treatment with Hyzentra. Any help would be appreciated.

Hyzenta: What I would do is to go to pubmed and search these topics, read what comes up and then get back with us. The single best source of uptodate information on almost any medical issue is uptodate.com ...Read more

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Are there any good medical websites (such as healthgrades, etc.) that help find & locate doctors in your area and give reviews/ratings?

Are there any good medical websites (such as healthgrades, etc.) that help find & locate doctors in your area and give reviews/ratings?

there are sites : Like vitals.Com or healthgrades and the like. The reviews and ratings are subject to bias, however. Probably word of mouth (someone that you know who has a good doc) is as good a method as any. ...Read more

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Many of you have a 5 star rating, What is the rating based on? Also where can I see your profiles to inform physician selection?

Many of you have a 5 star rating, What is the rating based on? Also where can I see your profiles to inform physician selection?

Based on many things: Many things required to attain rating and Doc Score. Education, training, certification, publications, answers given, quality of answers, endorsements/recommendations of other docs and patients, thank you's from patients, etc. You should be able to go to main home page area and see profile, etc. May need to go to virtual practice for other info. Good Luck. Lots of good docs ! ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good skin care for people with allergies?

Can you suggest some good skin care for people with allergies?

Skin care: In general requires good hydration for the body and the skin, the largest organ in our body. So plenty of fluids, rest and fresh air, as for the skin itself, try bathing with cream soap, pat don't smear your body dry, use a moisturizer right away while still in bathroom to trap the moisture when the skin is still wet, cut finger nails as short as you can, so as to avoid scratching while asleep ...Read more

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What would doctors recommend to help with scars on scalp?

What would doctors recommend to help with scars on scalp?

Healing scars: When our bodies sustain an injury, the immediate response is inflammation (red, hot, tender swelling). This is the body increasing the blood flow and bringing healing factors to the area and also the veins expand to carry bad stuff away. As healing occurs, new tissues fill in that are different than normal and less elastic. This is a scar. Over time it will fade in color but always be there. ...Read more

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Hello, Im also in the Denver area. do you know where I can find more unbiased reviews or legitimate information on the product PriaPlex? Effective?

Hello, Im also in the Denver area. do you know where I can find more unbiased reviews or legitimate information on the product PriaPlex?  Effective?

Difficult to assess: Herbal formulas like PriaPlex are difficult to objectively assess. Most have no formal research to prove efficacy. The official website does post one double-blind study with impressive results but it doesn't look like it was published in a journal so hard to know if it was real! See http://tinyurl.com/gp4pyj3 There are many positive testimonials/reviews but again hard to know if legit.See comment: ...Read more

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What is your opinion on fluorouracil 5 and other treatments you can recommend for skin cancer on nose?

Multiple options: Non-melanoma skin cancer is usually treated by surgery. Choice of other options, 5fu, (fluorouracil) radiation, etc. Usually is based on potential cosmetic result and feasibility of surgery. A very large lesion or one that recurs might not be able to be treated surgically. A lesion on the nose might be a problem re cosmetic result and then the other options are reasonable alternatives. ...Read more

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How can I Upload photos and documents and shared to doctors for they can see the problems. ?

How can I Upload photos and documents and shared to doctors for they can see the problems.
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The PRIME doctors...: HealthTap PRIME doctors can see photos you upload into your FILES (just click on FILES at the left of the screen, if on a computer). You can also send photos while in the middle of a live PRIME consultation. Doctors answering the regular, free questions are NOT able to see your images or photos. To use HealthTap PRIME, one must be at least 18 years old. For example, a parent would call for a teen. ...Read more

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Is there any websites that you can recommend to find information on hsp vasculitis?

Is there any websites that you can recommend to find information on hsp vasculitis?

Johns Hopkins: that was the top search on Google, hope it would be of benefit http://www.hopkinsvasculitis.org/types-vasculitis/henochschnlein-purpura/ ...Read more

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Lichen planus of the skin? Not from medication. Any and all information on it? Causes? Cure? Etc...My derm and doctor Are not too familiar with it

Lichen planus of the skin? Not from medication. Any and all information on it? Causes? Cure? Etc...My derm and doctor Are not too familiar with it

Lichen Planus: Wikipedia: LP is a disease of the skin and/or mucous membranes that resembles lichen. The cause is unknown, but it is thought to be the result of an autoimmune process with an unknown initial trigger. There is no cure, but many different medications and procedures have been used to control the symptoms. https://www.aad.org/dermatology-a-to-z/diseases-and-treatments/i---l/lichen-planus ...Read more

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Could you provide some information on dealing with colonoscopies?

Could you provide some information on dealing with colonoscopies?

Valid procedure: The purpose of colonoscopy is preventative, that is to define the presence of an early colon lesion, if present, before clinically symptomatic. Should be performed every 5 yrs starting at 40 y..o. and at a time when the bowel is properly cleansed with an a-gent such as Go-Lytley to assure the bowel can easily be examined. Should be carried out with light anesthesia so that procedure is painless. ...Read more

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What would doctors recommend to help with red marks in skin?

What would doctors recommend to help with red marks in skin?

Depends on cause: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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I have a skin cancer screening tomorrow with a dermatologist. What are some things i can ask the doctor about to ensure we optimize our time together?

I have a skin cancer screening tomorrow with a dermatologist. What are some things i can ask the doctor about to ensure we optimize our time together?

Items to discuss: 1) make sure the doctor gets you fully undressed to look everywhere 2) discuss especially all lesions you are concerned about 3) discuss the 3 types of skin cancer 4) discuss sun protection. ...Read more

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What are some good internet site that a 6th grade student could look on to learn about liver cancer?

What are some good internet site that a 6th grade student could look on to learn about liver cancer?

Liver cancer: Try webmd. Also look at sites like mayo clinic for more info. Google liver cancer and look over results. Keep looking for the truth. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some cures for bruise on anus?

Can you suggest some cures for bruise on anus?

Bruises should...: Heal on there own. Avoid doing what caused it in the first place! ...Read more