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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

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Health insurance is a type of coverage that pays for medical expenses. Health insurance can be provided by an employer, the state or federal government, or ...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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Any affordable dermatologists in chicago area I have no insurance and need to see one.Thank you?

Any affordable dermatologists in chicago area I have no insurance and need to see one.Thank you?

See below: You may want to try major teaching hospitals (nw, cook co., rush, etc.) to see if they have a dermatology clinic. Residents specializing in dermatology often have clinics that can be more affordable. ...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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I don't have money to see a dermatologist or insurance for my acne scars or acne troubled skin. What could I do?

I don't have money to see a dermatologist or insurance for my acne scars or acne troubled skin. What could I do?

See derm residency: You may want to look for a dermatolgy residency program, often asssociated with a university hospital. Here, the docs are in training and often accept patients without insurrance. The residents are not fully licensed dermatologists, but they are under supervision of one or more dermatologits in the program. Also, many docs will work with you on a payment plan etc...Good luck to you. ...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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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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How much does a typical visit to a dermatologists office cost without insurance? How much do skin biopsies cost for cancer detection?

Varies: Typically an exam will cost a few hundred. The skin biopsy plus the pathology fee can range from 200-600. These prices varies from place to place. Call ahead and get prices. ...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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What kind of dr should I see for a small epidermal cyst that's on the back of my neck? Is it cheaper to see a surgeon or a dermatologist, no insurance

What kind of dr should I see for a small epidermal cyst that's on the back of my neck? Is it cheaper to see a surgeon or a dermatologist, no insurance

Go To Family Doctor: I always advise starting with the family physician. Many of these simple skin issues can be taken care of at the family clinic. ...Read more

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I do not have insurance to go to dermatologist and I have this red blotches/pimplies bumps only on left butt cheek for 3 mnths only itches...its profile pic? It does not hurt either or burn.

I do not have insurance to go to dermatologist and I have this red blotches/pimplies bumps only on left butt cheek for 3 mnths only itches...its profile pic? It does not hurt either or burn.

Blotches and pimples: It is difficult to tell what is the cause of these lesions without seeing them. It would be in your best interest to have a doctor take a look since you have had them for 3 months. ...Read more

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Dermatologist visit for first time, what to expect?

Dermatologist visit for first time, what to expect?

Expect the best: Your first dermatologist visit will likely be (a) highly efficient (dermatologists see many patients per day), (b) problem-focused, (c) diagnostic (your question will most likely be answered), and (e) therapeutic. Expect to have your entire skin examined ("full body skin examination"), as often clues to diagnosis may lie elsewhere on the body. ...Read more

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What should I expect for my first visit to the dermatologist? I have acne. What can I expect?

What should I expect for my first visit to the dermatologist? I have acne. What can I expect?

Effective Rx: A good medical history, a focused physical exam, and the gentlest prescription that is likely to be effective. A follow-up appointment. And effective treatment of your acne. You have made a wise decision. ...Read more

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What should I expect during a first dermatologist visit?

Dermatology: Thorough exam, good history taking, and setting a treatment plan. ...Read more