Need of a dermatologist ?

When a Dermatologist May Not Be Necessary

A primary care physician, family doctor, or other healthcare provider is more than capable of handling certain skin conditions.

According to the American Association of Family Physicians (AAFP), these include:

  • Mild acne vulgaris: The most common form of acne
  • Minor rashes: Including pityriasis rosea and contact dermatitis
  • Minor fungal skin infections: Like athletes’ foot (Tinea pedis) and ringworm (Tinea corporis)
  • Rosacea: A chronic skin condition characterized by redness and/or bumps on the face
  • Seborrheic dermatitis: A skin condition that causes flaky scales mainly on the scalp
  • Warts: Including common warts (Verrucae vulgaris) and plantar warts (Verrucae plantaris)

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