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I would like to find a dermatologist in California that practices Tele dermatology ?

I would like to find a dermatologist in California that practices Tele dermatology ?

On HealthTap later: HealthTap may be adding Specialty telehealth, in the future. Right now, Primary Care health is the focus on the Prime video consults. So keep checking. Lots of family docs & other primary care docs have a strong interest in dermatology and so check around. It depends on what you need to see the dermatologist for, of course. Knowing why you are looking will help us give you better info. Tell us. ...Read more

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Dermatology (Definition)

Dermatology is a field of study in which a person specializes in skin, hair, and nails; plus disorders such as skin ...Read more


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What is the next break through in dermatology?

What is the next break through in dermatology?

Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read more

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I'm looking for a great concierge doctor or comprehensive primary care doctor in lone tree colorado (or south denver area). Recommendations?

I'm looking for a great concierge doctor or comprehensive primary care doctor in lone tree colorado (or south denver area). Recommendations?

Search online for...: Search online for concierge doctors or concierge physician companies, and see if any are local. There are companies that have sprung up and coordinate groups of concierge doctors. One can contact these companies to see if they have a doctor locally. Healthtap doesn't have a category called "concierge", but one can check on individual doctors here, if one already knows he or she is a concierge. ...Read more

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Need consult with plastic surgeon in chicago il for acne scars?

Need consult with plastic surgeon in chicago il for acne scars?

PlasticSurgery.org: You can go to the american society of plastic surgeons' web site at www.Plasticsurgery.Org to find listings of board certified members in your area good luck. ...Read more

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Please recommend acne or oily face treatments?

Please recommend acne or oily face treatments?

Start simple: A salicylic acid wash may be all you need, or topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. If this doesn't clear you in two weeks, your personal physician can add something that will. Acne can't be cured until it remits on its own, but is manageable if you work at it. ...Read more

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I'm looking for a medical opinion on Hair Skin and Nails sold through ItWorks. preferably a dermatologist' opinion?

I'm looking for a medical opinion on Hair Skin and Nails sold through  ItWorks. 
preferably a dermatologist' opinion?

OK: In reviewing the ingredients, it looks like it should be helpful to hair health, helping hair growth, thickening and texture over the long term. There is good science behind many of the ingredients, medical and herbal, but not a significant set of studies for the actual product. Downside risk is very small from use. ...Read more

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Physician profile pages on healthtap have medical specialties next to the word "board certified, " such as "pulmonology, board certified." this means?

Physician profile pages on healthtap have medical specialties next to the word "board certified, " such as "pulmonology, board certified." this means?

Member of guild. : Board certification in a specialty is much like a trade guild. Examinations are taken regularly, regular class work is required, and a certain ongoing level of competence is implied. Among other things, board-certification almost always requires specialized residency training that follows medical school. Sometimes additional fellowship training is required for medical or surgical specialities. ...Read more

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Is there a minimum age to attend an aa meeting?

Is there a minimum age to attend an aa meeting?

No: Even people under 18 can become an alcoholic and can then therefore attend aa, many times in larger cities there are meetings geared for younger people. ...Read more

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Do dermatology offices have differin (adapalene) coupons?

Do dermatology offices have differin (adapalene) coupons?

Maybe: You can ask your dermatologist if they have any coupons for differin (adapalene). If they don't perhaps you can go on the website and there might be one there. ...Read more

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Question on possible bcc on end of nose - need appt at Waikato dermatology with Dr Marius Rademaker please?

Question on possible bcc on end of nose - need appt at Waikato dermatology with Dr Marius Rademaker please?

And your question?: You don't say what your question is but it does sound wise to see a dermatologist. But I advise you contact Waikato Dermatology directly to make an appt with Dr. Rademaker. We are doctors, not appointment secretaries! Even if I called them I would not have any contact info for them to reach you. ...Read more

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Can I still attend an aa meeting if i'm under 21?

Yes!: There is no minimal age, although some very young adults or teens may find it uncomfortable with so many adults in the room. That being said, i would commend you on any decision to attend a meeting and encourage you to go first, i suspect many of the attendees would welcome you and even help steer you toward other meetings with younger members. ...Read more

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3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

3 protruding moles on face. Want removed. Price? Limited scarring choice? Dermatologist or plastic surgeon?

Plastic surgeon: Moles are something that both dermatologists and plastic surgeons deal with. Dermatologists are experts at diagnosing the types of moles and conditions of the skin. They typically perfrm biopsies and shave biopsies. Plastic surgeons are the experts in "sewing" or closing wounds. For cosmetic mole removal plastic surgeons will remove them in the most discrete way leaving the most favorable scar. ...Read more

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Skin rash, 7 years, no diagnosis after consultations with 9 prominent dermatologists!?

Skin rash, 7 years, no diagnosis after consultations with 9 prominent dermatologists!?

??: Is there a question we can answer? Have they done biopsies? Too little information for such a longstanding problems. ...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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Please recommend the best face makeup to cover acne?

Please recommend the best face makeup to cover acne?

Treat, don't cover: I'm really sorry somebody told you that you simply had to cover it. Nothing works very well. You need to start managing your acne like a grown-up. If topical benzoyl peroxide has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add prescription-strength Rx. ...Read more

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Why would a doctor refer a family to his affiliated physician's assistant?

Why would a doctor refer a family to his affiliated physician's assistant?

Team work: Physician assistants are trained to work as a team member with a physician. They are qualified to take care of stable conditions and also able to recognize when the physician should be called back in to address a problem. This allows the physician to spend more time with someone that has a less stable condition. This will become more of a necessity in the years ahead as we have fewer physicians. ...Read more

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How would you start an alcoholics anonymous and narcotic anonymous meeting in a local community?

Positive 12 steps: You can start a neutral program - positive 12 step program. You can find either local library or town/ church to give you space. Try to have weekly meeting and be consistent. Learn more at http://positive12steps.Org. ...Read more

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What are pros and cons of dermatology?

What are pros and cons of dermatology?

Pros and cons: for what? choosing specialist, choosing profession?

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What is the next break through in dermatology?

Skin replacement: There are many areas of investigation in dermatology such as better treatment for tumors like melanoma and treatment for chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. A most interesting line of investigation is to develop an artificial skin to replace skin damaged by disease or trauma. This would be a fabulous breakthrough. Do you have any ideas for a skin breakthrough? ...Read more

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What is the difference between dermatology and dermopathology?

Using a microscope: A dermatopathologist has training to look at the skin under a microscope in order to render a diagnosis. A skin biospy is prepared in a lab and put on a slide for the dermatopathologist to review under the microscope. ...Read more

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Difference between a dermatology and dermatopathology?

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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Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

Does anyone know how to find a mohs dermatology office?

ACMS website: Be certain to choose someone who has completed a 1-2 year fellowship that is recognized by the american college of mohs micrographic surgery. You can visit their website to help you find someone close to you. The website is www.Mohscollege.Org. ...Read more

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Is it common to get an erection during a dermatology exam?

Is it common to get an erection during a dermatology exam?

Yes it is possible: I had a patient of mine have that happen. Erection is a natural response, and dermatologists understand this. Just laugh it off, it can be a funny story you may tell one day. ...Read more

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What are good colleges in georgia that speacialize in dermatology?

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What are good colleges in georgia that speacialize in dermatology?

Aesthetician schools: The field of dermatology is a medical specialty requiring 4 years training after completing 4 years of medical school which is after 4 years of college. I'm not aware of any specific college that specializes in dermatology as an undergrad major. Check out https://services.Aamc.Org/eras/erasstats/par/display8.Cfm?Nav_row=par&spec_cd=080 for list of 116 derm residencies. Hope this helps. Good luck! ...Read more

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Please look at the conditions in my profile and advise me if I should start in dermatology, neurology, or general medicine please?

Please look at the conditions in my profile and advise me if I should start in dermatology, neurology, or general medicine please?

PCP always first.: Always start with your pcp. No matter what. If you don't have one do your research and find one. The general practitioner is the first educated medical advisor to guide you with this and all of your medical concerns. Let him/her decide the best next step in management in your treatment and / or referral to the most appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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Esthetician vs. dermatology rn, which should I see?

Esthetician vs. dermatology rn, which should I see?

Estheticians are: great for cleaning your skin but not for prescription medications or medical condition diagnosis ...Read more

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What to expect at first dermatology appointment for acne?

What to expect at first dermatology appointment for acne?

Acne: An overall assessment is done at first dermatology visit which includes family history and medication history. Besides from prescribing a regimen individualized for that patient some dermatologist will extract blackheads and inject cysts if needed. ...Read more

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Dermatology and dandruff help needed. Is there something beside head shoulders?

Dermatology and dandruff help needed. Is there something beside head shoulders?

Yes: Products containing zinc pyrithione, selenium sulfide, ketoconazole, salicylic acid all help. Some products are neutrogena t-sal, neutrogena t-gel, selsun blue, Nizoral shampoo, dhs shampoo, keralyt. Stronger prescription shampoos require seeing doctor (ie: topical steroid shampoos, urea shampoo). ...Read more

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I would like a dermatology consultation By videoconference. have Blue Shield insurance?

I would like a dermatology consultation   By videoconference.

have Blue Shield insurance?

Try HealthTap Prime: Free, public HealthTap questions and their answers provide helpful information for both the person asking the question and for other HealthTap users. Try HealthTap Prime for private, one-on-one consultations with HealthTap doctors via cell phone, a tablet, or a computer. A patient using Prime can talk with the doctor and show the doctor pictures. Insurance is not involved in HealthTap Prime. ...Read more

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Wat cause eyebrows itchy and fall out ? Plz any advise have appointment with dermatology april

Wat cause eyebrows itchy and fall out ? Plz any advise have appointment with dermatology april

Many possible causes: There are fungal infections, bacterial infections, protozoal diseases, metabolic reasons, toxins, and immunologic reasons why you may have itchy skin over the eyebrows and loss of eyebrow hair. Make sure the dermatologist tests for all of these. ...Read more

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Dermatology question: is it true that chocolate or junk food will cause your skin to break out?

In some people: Some people find that certain foods make them break out more. If you notice a direct correlation then it would be prudent for you to avoid that food if you don't want to keep breaking out. There is no certain food group that is universally known to cause breakouts--just individual hypersensitivities. All types of foods (ie: fried, chocolate, junk food, dairy products) have been implicated. ...Read more

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Is there cream that lightens dark armpits caused from shaving that i can use? Other then seeing a dermatology

Is there cream that lightens dark armpits caused from shaving that i can use? Other then seeing a dermatology

There are many OTC: lighteners that can help, although they can be irritating. You can try , but if not working you likely need prescription strength bleach and chemical peels to lighten. There are also medical conditions that can lead to thickening of armpits. So I suggest seeing dermatologist if not improving with OTC ...Read more

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I want do have a career in dermatology; but what are other positions in skincare other than an esthetician? ...Thanks! :)

I want do have a career in dermatology; but what are other positions in skincare other than an esthetician? ...Thanks! :)

Many jobs: There are many jobs in the dermatology skin care field. They hire medical assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, front office staff, receptionists, aestheticians, lab technicians to work in the lab. For all these positions you would need to get special training and certification. ...Read more

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I went to the dermatology twice, told me theres nothing wrong about line in my fingernail. Can you give me suggestion. ?

I went to the dermatology twice, told me theres nothing wrong about  line in my fingernail. Can you give me suggestion. ?

Would need to see: what kind of line-is it pigmented? does it touch proximal cuticle. need more information, but most board certified dermatologist know when to biopsy ...Read more

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I have black dots in face and neck. consulted dermatology and her response is , this dot is due to hereditary.Please advise is there way to reduce it?

I have black dots in face and neck. consulted dermatology and  her response is , this dot is due to hereditary.Please advise is there way to reduce it?

Depends what it is: "Black dots" on the face can be various things. They can be moles, freckles, sun damage, black heads, or seborrheic keratoses. Freckles and sun damage can be treated with a laser. Black heads can be treated with acne medication. Seborrheic keratoses can be treated with electrodessication or liquid nitrogen. I would recommend asking a dermatologist about the best treatment options for you. ...Read more