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I don't have health insurance. What can I do to see a doctor or a dermatologist please help. Thanx?

The Medical World: You do not have to have insurance to see a physician. If you have no insurance then you have to pay cash for their services. ...Read more

Dr. Livia Wan
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Health Practitioners (Definition)

Health practitioners are those that work in the healthcare sector, including physicians, nurses, ...Read more


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Which health care professional would I go to if I was concerned about a mole? Dermatologist?

Which health care professional would I go to if I was concerned about a mole? Dermatologist?

Family doc first: I would go to your family doctor first, then to a dermatologist if your family doctor was still concerned. Take care and stay healthy! ...Read more

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I think I have ppp nbut im not sure is it best to go to a dermatologist or regular health care doctor?

I think I have ppp nbut im not sure is it best to go to a dermatologist or regular health care doctor?

Primary care: The role of the primary care physician is to evaluate, treat, and manage healthcare for patients. Some pcp's are adept at treating the vast majority of presenting complaints, and all pcp's will refer complex and/or procedural cases to the right specialist for you. You should be comfortable with your doctor & staff, and have responsive communication and access. ...Read more

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My right thumb has been dry to the point of cracking , bleeding , flaking will not heal I have no health and clinic said i need a dermatologist.

My right thumb has been dry to the point of cracking , bleeding , flaking will not heal I have no health and clinic said i need a dermatologist.

Thumb dryness: You may have eczemaof the thumb. Since you have no dermatologist you might try using hydro cortisone over the counter and apply ointment 4 times daily. ...Read more

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I am african american, I am not on health insurance to see a dermatologist. What are good home remedies to clear up acne and dark spots?

I am african american, I am not on health insurance to see a dermatologist. What are good home remedies to clear up acne and dark spots?

General physician: Any licensed physician can mange all but the most severe cases of acne. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, adding topical Clindamycin or a short course of a systemic antibiotic may be sufficient. ...Read more

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Would you consider a nurse practitioner at a dermatologist office to be an expert on melanoma?

Would you consider a nurse practitioner at a dermatologist office  to be  an expert on melanoma?

Who is an Expert? : In my experience expertise comes with experience and not with a degree. I am a much wiser and smarter physician today than i was ten years ago. If the arnp is working in a dermatology office they are likely to have experience and thus expertise. ...Read more

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If I have a pilonidal cyst, should I see a general practitioner or dermatologist?

If I have a pilonidal cyst, should I see a general practitioner or dermatologist?

GP or surgeon: I don't think most dermatologists would want to see you. Many primary care docs can handle this situation while others would refer you to a general surgeon. Depending on the situation an office procedure may or may not be enough to fix the issue. ...Read more

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I'm in my 20's only.I am having hairfall since last 6 months.I consulted dermatologist once, but it didn't work.What should I do ?

I'm in my 20's only.I am having hairfall since last 6 months.I consulted dermatologist once, but it didn't work.What should I do ?

Alopecia?: There is a condition called alopecia which causes the hair to fall out. This is different from male pattern baldness which is genetic and not a disorder. A dermatologist can tell you if you have alopecia (an autoimmune disorder) and treat it. Get a second opinion from a different dermatologist. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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I used antibioticslike daivine, microbacton prescrip dermatologist butstill my acne did not get reduced i consulted so many dr s how to getpimplesreduc?

Accutane: Accutane is a form of vitamin a. It reduces the amount of oil released by oil glands in your skin, and helps your skin renew itself more quickly. Accutane is used to treat severe nodular acne. It is usually given after other acne medicines or antibiotics have been tried without successful treatment of symptoms. ...Read more

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Consult dermatologist online free?

Consult dermatologist online free?

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

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