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I had a dermatologist tell me he didn't think it was shingles cause my body was not completely covered. Could he be right?

I had a dermatologist tell me he didn't think it was shingles cause my body was not completely covered. Could he be right?

Nope--you misunderst: Shingles almost always follows one single nerve. If your body is completely covered you either have chicken pox or your immune system is so shot you're in the icu. ...Read more

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I wanted to become a dermatologist, after lookin through a book w/ the disorders I'm scared. Would becoming a medical esthetician be as rewarding?

I wanted to become a dermatologist, after lookin through a book w/ the disorders I'm scared. Would becoming a medical esthetician be as rewarding?

Yes: Dermatologists are fully trained md's with post medical school residency of 3-5 years. They are a respected subdiscipline of medicine. If you have the grades and the drive, by all means choose this pathway. A medical esthetician can have a wonderful career and is a good fall back position. ...Read more

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Are there any OTC treatments to reduce the scarring to the face from cutaneous lupus? Insurance won't cover dermatologist. Taking plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) to treat.

Are there any OTC treatments to reduce the scarring to the face from cutaneous lupus? Insurance won't cover dermatologist. Taking plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine) to treat.

Yes: Insurance can cover scar revisions when due to medical illness sometimes. Depends on your particular policy. Seek advice from a board certified plastic surgeon for options. ...Read more

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My face is covered in Eczema. I've seen lots of dermatologist & nothing works, even went to the black market. Any recommends? I want to die. In pain.

My face is covered in Eczema. I've seen lots of dermatologist & nothing works, even went to the black market. Any recommends? I want to die. In pain.

You have not been tr: Only a fool would go to the "black market" for such a serious problem. You fail to identify any treatments or prescriptions. This can be treated. The usual is tacrolimus ointment. 1%. See a dermatologist and bring all the things you have used, or bring a list of all previous attempts at treatment. ...Read more

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Hello. I am 26 and worried about my back which is covered with pimples and scars. I followed a treatment from a dermatologist as well but in vain.

Hello. I am 26 and worried about my back which is covered with pimples and scars. I followed a treatment from a dermatologist as well but in vain.

Get seen again: You are past due for treatment with isotretinoin. It will not touch the scars but will prevent new ones. Get another opinion. If you are not having regular periods, work on this with your physician. If you cannot take isotretinoin, the oral contraceptive pill and maybe sourinolactone are considerations. ...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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Having hair fall & thinning no result after medications medical tests are normal according to dermatologist suffering fibrosis of scalp, treatment?

Having hair fall & thinning no result after medications medical tests are normal according to dermatologist suffering fibrosis of scalp, treatment?

Well, easy to tell: Http://www. Jaadcasereports. Org/article/S2352-5126%2815%2900132-0/abstract
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If it is not in the usual area of baldness, is a bit patchy, and with skin thickening, then steroid creme is mediocre and the medicines mentioned in the paper are better and colchicine turns out to be useless. ...Read more

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I've been going to a medical spa to have syringiomas removed with a laser, I have many under each eye and need to go for my third treatment, an ob gyn is doing this, should I be seeing a dermatologist?

I've been going to a medical spa to have syringiomas removed with a laser, I have many under each eye and need to go for my third treatment, an ob gyn is doing this, should I be seeing a dermatologist?

Skin treatments: As long as the physician is properly trained and experienced, it does not matter what of doctor is providing the service. This procedure is simple and you should see whoever you feel comfortable with. ...Read more

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I have sores on my body and the dermatologist isn't helping.?

I have sores on my body and the dermatologist isn't helping.?

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

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I have rosacea, but I don't really want to go to the dermatologist. Any solutions?

I have rosacea, but I don't really want to go to the dermatologist. Any solutions?

See Plastics or Derm: Rosacea is a complex issue, and should be handled by someone with training and experience with rosacea. Plastic surgeons and dermatologists see the most of this.

There are many outstanding primary care physicians that also treat rosacea. Try to find one that has experience with this issue. ...Read more

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Why do some dermatologists do surgery and others don't?

Why do some dermatologists do surgery and others don't?

Areas of Interest: It depends on the area of interest & specialization of the dermatologist. Some prefer to treat medical skin conditions that don't require surgery while others prefer surgical skin conditions and train for this. Those interested in conditions like psoriasis, dermatophytosis etc. Generally don't do surgery while those interested in skin cancers, cosmetic skin conditions etc. Generally do surgery. ...Read more

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How do I know what website would be a safe website to purchase melanotan from if I can't get it from a dermatologist?

You don't: Melanotan is a compunded drug. When you buy online you aren't sure what you are getting. ...Read more

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I have bowens desease on my side awaiting a consultatation with a dermatologist I don't want is scrapped of can creams be used.?

I have bowens desease on my side awaiting a consultatation with a dermatologist I don't want is scrapped of can creams be used.?

Several choices: Can use a cream, but cure rate not as high as destruction (scrape/burn) or excision. Best to discuss options with dermatologist. Size of lesion may also effect choice (lareger the area, harder to fix. ...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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How can I become a dermatologist?

How can I become a dermatologist?

Dermatology: You need an undergraduate degree, medical degree, internship & residency. Good luck. ...Read more