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Why do I need to go see a dermatologist for papules?

Why do I need to go see a dermatologist for papules?

Specialist for that: Dermatologists are properly trained to make diagnosis of skin problems, and their offices are set up to take care of the many maladies affecting the skin. They have the proper equipment and tools to take appropriate biopsy of skin diseases, and to treat them. ...Read more

Small Skin Bumps (Definition)

Small skin bumps can be indicative of a rash or other irritant-induced condition, but may also indicate other ...Read more


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Do I go to a urologist or dermatologist to treat pearly penile papules?

Do I go to a urologist or dermatologist to treat pearly penile papules?

Dermatologist: A dermatologist can perform the removal techniques for pearly penile papules. They usually require an ablative treatment such as carbon dioxide laser. Please note they are not dangerous and do not have to be treated. ...Read more

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My sister is a rn an she says I have molloscun on my elbows should I go see a dermatologist or what? Thanks

My sister is a rn an she says I have molloscun on my elbows should I go see a dermatologist or what? Thanks

M. contagiosum: Some treatments can involve salicylic acid, laser, surgery, depending on extent of the viral infection. Seeing a dermatologist is recommended. ...Read more

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Should i go see a dermatologist or my primary doctor for these skin rashes?

Should i go see a dermatologist or my primary doctor for these skin rashes?

Rash: It will be cheaper to consult your primary care proivider. Howecver, complex rashes may be problematic for your pcp to diagnose. In that case, s/he will refer you to the dermatologist. ...Read more

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I got bacterial infection on my eye lid (just the skin) should I go see a dermatologist or ophthalmologist?

I got bacterial infection on my eye lid (just the skin) should I go see a dermatologist or ophthalmologist?

Ophthalmologist: Remember the lid is atop the eye. An infection that could threaten the eye is for the ophthalmologist to handle so why not go there in the first place. ...Read more

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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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I have recurrent Stevens Johnson Syndrome. I have it now & can't get in touch with my dermatologist and need to see her right away. What can I do?

I have recurrent Stevens Johnson Syndrome. I have it now & can't get in touch with my dermatologist and need to see her right away. What can I do?

Go to ER: Stevens Johnsons can be life-threatening and thus an ER visit when the doctor there may be able to find you another dermatologist on call may be the best option. If you have had recurrent episodes,consider going to an university research center for an evaluation. ...Read more