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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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What can I do for photo sensitive skin?

What can I do for photo sensitive skin?

Broad Spectrum : The best treatment for photosensitive skin is avoidance of the sun. If you have to be outside, reduce the exposure time, wear sun protective clothing, gloves, hat, sunglasses, and a fragrance-free broad spectrum sunscreen. Also, avoid the time of day with peak ultraviolet exposure (9:00 am to 4:00 pm). ...Read more

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I can show You a photo of a skin bubble. Can You tell me what kind of sickness is that, please?

I can show You a photo of a skin bubble. Can You tell me what kind of sickness is that, please?

Skin: You need to make an appointment w/a HealthTap dermatologist. It is through the Concierge doctor visits part of HT. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My butt itch so much. My butt skin goes dark and like chicken skin as you see it in my profile photo. Please help. How do I treat this.

My butt itch so much. My butt skin goes dark and like chicken skin as you see it in my profile photo. Please help. How do I treat this.

Can't really...: ...See the photo too well, but the problem is suspicious for contact dermatitis. I see this a lot with metal jewelry, buttons and tools, even with metal seats - sweat soaks thru clothes, dissolves trace amounts of the metal and brings it back to the skin where it causes a reaction. Nickel (in stainless steel) and copper are the biggest offenders. ...Read more

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Can i send a photo to someone. I have weird bumps on my skin and i really don't like going to hospitals or to bother a doctor for no good reasons.

Can i send a photo to someone. I have weird bumps on my skin and i really don't like going to hospitals or to bother a doctor for no good reasons.

Not how it works: Never us the internet to replace actual health care and the relationship that comes with partnering with a family physician. No. We are here to advise. All of us would tell you that skin needs in person direct examination for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck.i have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

I don't know what is it all about. It looks like skin rashes on by both hands and left &right neck.i have clicked photo of it. But there is no option?

Skin rash: Best option is to have your doc look at it. Next, would be a virtual consult on HealthTap. There is a fee for this. Make sure it will accept your photo first. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My brother age: 26 he got skin alergy which is on leg & coming & going which makes stomach upset too , i can send u photo.What exactly it is?

My brother age: 26 he got skin alergy which is on leg & coming & going which makes stomach upset too , i can send u photo.What exactly it is?

See doctor: It is uncommon to have stomach upset with skin rash. However there is a condition known as cholinergic urticaria in which a person gets small itchy skin bumps during the cooling period following a significant rise in body temperature (exercise, hot shower etc). This can be associated with abdominal upset. ...Read more

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Is the antibiotic allergic reactions (like in your photo) frequently confused with scarlet fever (similar skin reaction) that accompanies the strep?

Is the antibiotic allergic reactions (like in your photo) frequently confused with scarlet fever (similar skin reaction) that accompanies the strep?

Preceding feble illn: The two rashes can overlap. Scalet fever will have a precedomg febrile illness with the rash starting 12-48 hours later, usually on the face and upper trunk with subsequent body involvement. Feels like a rough sunbun, there may be broken blood vessels in the folds of the skin with flushed cheeks and pale areas arround the mouth. The tongue is frequently red and enlarged. ...Read more

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Pain on left eye and left side on top of the head, phono and photo sensible also. No fever, no stiff neck, had this pain for 3 days day and night...

Pain on left eye and left side on top of the head, phono and photo sensible also. No fever, no stiff neck, had this pain for 3 days day and night...

Best to be seen by a: Physician to rule out anything unusual, like a stroke. However, it sounds like a migraine. Something else to consider is hemicrania continua (hc), a very specific headache that can be sensitive to treatment with endomethacin. Ask your physician. Many people do not consider hc, but with your age, male, and symptoms, it may be that and a short run of endomethacin can give great relief. ...Read more

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My head is still numb from fallinf over four weeks ago and I am having 24/7 constant painful headackes with photo phobia. My eye site in my left eye .

My head is still numb from fallinf over four weeks ago and I am having 24/7 constant painful headackes with photo phobia. My eye site in my left eye .

Neuropsychologist: can give you an assessment of what might be going on cognitively unless.a neurologist hasn't examined you then start there. Take care ...Read more

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Skin biopsy on butrfly rashto dx? +ana 1:64, bilat joint pain photo sens, slightly elevated alpha 1 & 2?. Dbl strand ANA neg sed =1, -- lupus or not?

Skin biopsy on butrfly rashto dx? +ana 1:64, bilat joint pain photo sens, slightly elevated alpha 1 & 2?. Dbl strand ANA neg sed =1, -- lupus or not?

See below: It could be but without seeing the skin biopsy, performing an exam, and looking at the rest of your lab work, i can't make the call---only your treating physician can diagnose you. ...Read more

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Experiencing hand pain, hand swelling, hand tingling and warm skin on the back of my hand. also itchy but no rash. Display photo is of hand

Experiencing hand pain, hand swelling, hand tingling and warm skin on the back of my hand. also itchy but no rash. Display photo is of hand

Hand pain: Great way to send picture. But can't seem to zoom in. What sort of work do you do? Exposed to chemicals in work or do you have to wear gloves you sweat in for work? ...Read more

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Unrelenting ha, neck pain/stiffness, afebrile, photo sensitive, normal CSF on lp, normal head ct, WBC 15.9 3/29 now normal. history C6 disc bulge, htn. Dx?

Unrelenting ha, neck pain/stiffness, afebrile, photo sensitive, normal CSF on lp, normal head ct, WBC 15.9 3/29 now normal. history C6 disc bulge, htn. Dx?

Daily headache: Chronic daily headache. Not uncommon. Neurologists have a great deal of experience with headaches like this and there are many headache experts within the field. Based on your info seems like we should get on with treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: dermatopathology?

What is the definition or description of: dermatopathology?

Speciality Derm/path: It is a sub speciality of both dermatology and surgical pathology it focuses on study of skin diseases at microscopic level, dermatopathologist work closely with dermatologist. ...Read more

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Differnce between dermatology and dermatopathology?

Differnce between dermatology and dermatopathology?

Skin vs. slides: A dermatologist is trained in the clinical appearance of diseases related to the hair, skin, and nails. A dermatopathologist examines skin specimens under a microscope and makes diagnoses based on the history provided by the dermatologist and the patterns of cells on the microscope slides. The dermatologist performs skin biopsies, the dermatopathologist reads the microscope slides. ...Read more

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What are the differences between dermatopathology and immunodermatology?

Subdisciplines: A dermatopathologist is a physician who makes diagnoses on biopsies of the skin, especially those cases that present special challenges to the general pathologists who read most skin biopsies. An immunodermatologist is probably a PhD scientist who focuses on immunologic disease involving the skin but does not do patient care. ...Read more

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Difference between a dermatology and dermatopathology?

Dermatologists: Treat skin conditions and do minor surgery. Dermatopaths look a specimens sent to them from plastics and derms for a diagnosis. They are pathologists and do not treat patients directly. ...Read more

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