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Skin Biopsy
Skin Biopsy

The skin is the largest organ, and as such can develop numerous different problems.  These problems range all the way from rashes to skin cancers. In all, there are more than 3,000 different skin conditions. As dermatologists, we are asked daily to evaluate a substantial number of these, diagnose them, and treat them.

In many cases the diagnosis is based off what we can see visually with the spots in the skin, including their appearance and location. However, in a sizable portion of the cases, additional testing is often needed to better clarify the diagnosis – of all these tests, the skin biopsy procedure is most central.

Your New Dermatologist Omaha
Your New Dermatologist Omaha

In our clinics at Advanced Dermatology of the Midlands we see new patients daily and wanted to write this as a source of guidance and to welcome new patients coming to our practice. Some individuals are coming to see a dermatologist for the very first time. In contrast, some new patients have already seen a dermatologist elsewhere, and for various reasons want to establish care with a new dermatology provider.

Genital Warts HPV  Symptoms & Treatments
Genital Warts HPV Symptoms & Treatments

Genital Warts are due to human papillomavirus (HPV). They are a very common problem and are seen frequently in Omaha dermatology clinics.  Patients are often quite upset when diagnosed with genital warts (aka condyloma acuminata). This is because they may feel both distressed and embarrassed by their condition.  Much of this has to do with the apparent stigma of feeling labeled as having what was previously referred to as a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Now such conditions are referred to as sexually transmitted infections (STI).