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I Need A Dermatologist In Nyc That Accepts Health First Health Insurance
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?
With insurance Finacea costs $120 a month. Is there a cheaper alternative I can ask my dermatologist to prescribe?
Generic: Ask your doctor to switch to generic Azelaic acid 20% cream ...Read more
Are there any creams on treating very very very small icepick scars? Maybe microdermabrasion at home? I don't have insurance for a dermatologist
The creams won't help, but getting a needle roller may be the trick you need.
Good luck. ...Read more
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.
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
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
Which online Canadian supplier is best to order drugs from? Insurance will not cover cost of Benzaclin. Dermatologist will not write RX either. Help.
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Suggest you consult Better Business Bureau? Canada ...Read more
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
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
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
I had the blue light treatment done for acne via dermatologist & I did not like the results, do I or my insurance have to pay for it anyway?
Generally yes: But perhaps you should discuss it with the treating physician and see if they would be willing to make some accommodations for you. ...Read more
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
Should I call my dermatologist or contact my health care provider if I'm feeling unusual burning in my face?
You can always: Start with your primary care provider.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
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
Dermatology: Thorough exam, good history taking, and setting a treatment plan. ...Read more
If my eyebrows haven't been growing back and I have seborreic dermatitis should I still consider getting them tatted? Or see a dermatologist first?
See dermatologist: It is unusual to lose your eyebrows like you indicate. I would advise you to seek help from your dermatologist. ...Read more
Yes: See your pcp first. For more difficult to treat cases see a dermatologist. ...Read more
My dermatologist prescribed clindamycin gel and tretinoin gel (two separate tubes) but didn't give application instructions. Which goes on first?
My recs: Clinda gel should be twice a day and at night use a pea sized amount of the retinoid first then the clinda. Less is more with a retinoid. More is more irritating, not more effective. You also must be using a benzoyl peroxide wash or the bacteria will become resistant to the clinda. So, wash twice daily with bpo, clinda 2x/day, and retinoid nightly as 1st step. Cerave pm moist last at night. ...Read more
When a mole resembles melanoma at first glance, how can a dermatologist determine that it's not from looking at it with a dermatoscope?
When suspicious, biop: If the mole is Atypical and changing in color or size and is irregular and about the size more than a pencil eraser, A biopsy is done for microscopic examination. A clinical diagnosis including Dermatoscopic exam is not totally reliable in most cases. If the mole is small, it can be watched and monitored for any changes in size color or borders. A change indicates likely diagnosis is Melanoma. ...Read more
I have very small pieces ok skin coming out from my body (eye back under arm). Can my dermatologist cut them without a biopsy first?
Yes; skin tags: Benign skin tag likely. These are common protrusions of normal skin that tend to crop up in areas of the body, usually in creases around arm pits, groin, eyelids, neck. May be clipped without anesthesia or with. If classic appearance without atypical appearance, then complete excision may be performed without histo-pathological tissue evaluation. ...Read more
I have a red/purple angioma on the tip of my penis next to urethra. It has been getting larger slowly. Should I see dermatologist or urologist first?
See: See your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
I have a 12 and a half son with hair loss I have taken him to two dermatologists the first could see nothing wrong with the scalp the second suggested?
Hi. I am 20 weeks pregnant with my second child. One month before I had started itching n day by it get worse so I did all my blood test n everything was fine then I went to dermatologist. First she could not understand wat it is but aftery second visit s
I have milia under my right eye and when poked it can be painful. I want to get it safely removed by a dermatologist. Would I need to see my GP first?
What kind of doctor should I see about moles in genital region, gynecologist first or dermatologist?
Primary Care: First always start at the primary care physician's office. These simple and common issues may not need a specialist intervention yet. ...Read more
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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