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Could an experienced dermatologist diagnose a seborrheic keratosis via dermoscopy alone? No biopsy required for diagnosis?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bing: Go on bing search and type in dermatopathology images. ...Read more
Antibiotics: Cellulitis is the inflammation of the skin and deeper tissues, usually caused by bacteria such as staph and strep. Treatment is antibiotics, sometimes intravenously at first if there is fever or other systemic symptoms. Often oral antibiotics will clear this up. Definitely see a doctor if you are concerned about this. ...Read more
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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Some Doctors on Healthtap have difference of opinion on Diagnosis of
DLE some say no Lab workup needed.
Others say Biopsy is needed for diagnosis?
Serology=Yes: Not sure what your exact question is, are you referring to Lupus? You would always need serology to diagnose lupus, other skin lesions can mimic lupus malar rash. As for biopsy, a trained dermatologist or rheumatologist wouldn't need a biopsy of the rash on the face, especially because the rash isn't treated buy the underlying Lupus. ...Read more
Confusing question: Your question makes no sense.Please submit appropriate basic facts and a clear question if you seek an answer.The questions are not linked on the site so each question should stand alone & be submitted as an open question, not to a specific person. ...Read more
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
DLE confirmed by ANA test and CBC at Dermatology
symptoms 2013 Biopsy now cancelled. Only criteria to SLE Discoid Rash Photosensivity.SLE?
Discoid lupus: Dx is confirmed by biopsy. Also review medications r ,as some medications can cause a lupus like syndrome. Lupus has multiple criteria and there is usually a battery of antibody tests done., tests may initially be negative and later turn positive. f/u w/ rheumatology for second opinion http://www.dermnetnz.org/topics/drug-induced-lupus-erythematosus/ ...Read more
Certainly: Now-a-days it is very simple to have a disc copy of original x-rays, ultrasounds, nuclear medicine, MRI or pet scans. Thus very portable and either a radiologist or other specialist can give a second opinion. However, best to make sure that second opinion is at least of equal or has greater experience that the first opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers