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Wart treatment: Dermatologists treat warts all over the body and podiatrists treat warts on the foot and ankle. There are numerous ways to treat them- chemically, surgically and medically. Type of wart, location and number will often dictate the best treatment needed. ...Read more
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You don't need it:
Microdermabrasion is a process by which layers of skin are removed. It may reveal the fresher, younger, newer skin, but this skin requires much more protection now than ever before.
I don't think that someone your age would benefit for microdermabrasion, quite the contrary.
Good luck from nyc. ...Read more
A detmatologist diagnosed these as flea bites, but the dog does not have fleas, groomer and vet confirmed. They've been there 5 wks. Suggestions?
See your doctor: If you have a skin problem it is helpful to see your doctor and allow the physical exam with the history make a proper diagnosis. At that point you will also receive treatment and that is far better than using online help. Often in those situations they are trying to sell you something. ...Read more
Lots of ways: Get it treated! You can use the liquid nitrogen, liquid nitrous oxide (this is what I like to use), topical acids, dermal scraping. You can also try oral Cimetidine (400 mg three times a day for 12-16 weeks). This is very safe and had the side effect of getting rid of warts for many people of adult size and weight (japma november 1, 1995 vol. 85 no. 11 717-718). ...Read more
For skin problems: Dermatologists specialize in skin diseases. Often, your primary care doctor can make the diagnosis and you won't have to wait 3 months for an appointment. If you have a new skin issue, one that isn't getting better, one that's getting worse, or you see a change in a mole, then consider calling your primary doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
Depends on problem: Derms are experts on skin, hair, nails and all of their associated conditions. If you're worried about skin cancer you should ask for a full body skin exam where you are checked from head to foot, looking for any suspicious lesions. If there is a suspicious lesion then a biopsy may be recommended. Describe the problem, give history, have an exam, recommendations will be made. ...Read more
I hate to say it: I personally believe that the "top" dermatologists are in nyc. Or choose a board certified dermatologist first, in south jersey. Travel to nyc if you are not satisfied. Good luck and all the best. ...Read more
Study hard, do no harm. Tell all your patients to sun block always and stay out of the sun.
Best wishes. ...Read more
Mohs College (ACMS): It is important that you verify that your mohs surgeon is recognized as a fellowship-trained surgeon. Only members of the american college of mohs surgery (acms) are fellowship trained to perform mohs surgery. All members and fellows of the acms are listed on their website directory. The link to the acms website: http://www. Mohscollege. Org/. ...Read more
That is quite: Variable. Have your parents called in to make you an appointment? ...Read more
The majority of dermatologists are general in that they diagnose and treat a wide variety of skin disorders.
Some opt to ad spa type services like laser therapy and some opt for more surgery with liposuction
There is another subspecialist that do surgery and reconstruction of skin cancer called MOHS procedures but they all start with the basics ...Read more
Many ways..: Ask your pcp or other doctor/health professional you know, go online to local hospital/medical center website doctor-finder or call, go online to your health insurance company website doctor-finder or call, go to your state and/or county medical association website doctor finder or call. Good luck! ...Read more
Need another opinion: In general, if you have a problem and your doctor has not been able to help, it is appropriate to get a second opinion. In this case, there are many different causes for sores on the skin. It could be due to an infection or inflammation of the blood vessels, for example, so further testing may be required. Usually, you can just say to your doctor that you are concerned that you're not getting better and you would like to get another approach. ...Read more
You can contact: Your state medical licensing board to gain more info if you are concerned. Take care. ...Read more
Many available...: Houston has an enormous medical center, so there are many dermatologists in practice (both at the medical center and throughout the suburbs). It is fine for one to visit several dermatologist's offices to see which office suits his or her needs or expectations the best. From my alma mater, baylor college of medicine, are dermatologists dr. Sylvia hsu and dr. Ida orengo. ...Read more
Ask around: Talk to your regular doc. They should know who can do quality work. Ask your friends who have had scar revisions done. Go on-line and search for board certified dermatologists with cosmetic focus or plastic surgeons. ...Read more