Skin Infections

INFECTIONS AFTER A PEDICURE

Patients often ask about the risk of getting infections after a Pedicure. In most cases, they are asking about getting a toenail fungal infection, which is rare in this circumstance. Bacterial infections have occurred after getting a Pedicure, although is uncommon. Those who are immuno-compromised or have diabetes and/or poor circulation are more at risk…

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I HAVE A SKIN PROBLEM: WHO SHOULD I SEE?

Without question, it is ALWAYS best to see a well-trained, board-certified Dermatologist if one has any skin problems (rashes or growths).  Although many PCPs and Urgent care centers can handle COMMON problems (i.e. Shingles, poison ivy and minor burns), but what happens when both you and the doctor does not know what is the diagnosis? In many of these cases,…

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