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We found 3 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Humana Basic 6850/HMO Premier near Springfield, OH.

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Dr. Shannon Campbell Trotter DO
Specializes in Dermatology (Skin Disorders)
30 W McCreight Avenue; Suite 110
Springfield, OH
(937) 523-9880

Dr. Shannon Trotter works as a dermatologist in Springfield, OH and Columbus, OH. Clinical interests for Dr. Trotter include academic dermatology, moles, and cutaneous T-cell lymphoma. She is affiliated with Ohio State University (OSU) Wexner Medical Center. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Trotter accepts. Dr. Trotter obtained her medical school training at Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , moles, skin issues, atypical moles (dysplastic nevi), melanoma, skin cancer

All Interests: Melanoma, Skin Cancers, Dermatology, Dysplastic Nevus Syndrome, Chemoprevention, Nevus, ... (Read more)

Frank Vincent Troha MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
2100 Emmanuel Way; Suite A
Springfield, OH
(937) 228-5115; (937) 390-2215

Dr. Frank Troha's specialty is plastic surgery. These areas are among his clinical interests: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. Dr. Troha's hospital/clinic affiliations include Kettering Health Network and Miami Valley Hospital. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He studied medicine at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Botulinum Toxin, Facial Implants, Chemical Peels, IPL, Fractional CO2 Laser ... (Read more)

Thomas Paul Rak MD
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
218 Northparke Drive; Suite A
Springfield, OH
(937) 399-9997

Dr. Thomas Rak is a plastic surgery specialist. Dr. Rak's areas of expertise include the following: eyelid surgery, thigh lift, and general reconstruction. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He attended medical school at the University of Toledo College of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , skin cancer

All Interests: Eyelid Surgery, Facial Implants, Chemical Peels, IPL, Fractional CO2 Laser Treatments, Injectable ... (Read more)


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What are Skin Issues?

The skin is the largest organ in the body, protecting and covering our more sensitive inner organs. Considering its size and that it is constantly exposed to the elements, the skin is usually relatively problem-free. However that doesn’t mean that issues don’t come up from time to time that might need the help of a professional. The most common skin issues that people seek medical help with are cosmetic issues, acne, eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, and skin growths.

Professional cosmetic skin treatments exist to treat wrinkles, scars, dark spots, remove excess hair, tone and tighten skin, and otherwise improve the appearance of the skin. They may use lasers, light therapy, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, or many other forms of skin treatment.

Acne occurs when hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells, most commonly on the face or back. The clogged follicles can then become infected and inflamed. Treatments include antibiotics, anti-inflammatories, and retinoid creams.

Eczema is dry, sensitive skin that causes an itchy red rash, often in response to specific triggers. It is common in childhood but can sometimes last into adulthood. The main treatment involves keeping skin well moisturized.

Dermatitis is the medical name for any kind of skin inflammation or rash. Rashes can happen because of an allergy or contact with an irritating substance. They may be red, itchy, or even painful. They are often treated with antihistamines or moisturizing creams containing cortisone.

Psoriasis is patches of thick, red skin that is covered in silvery scales. It is often itchy and sore. Psoriasis is thought to be caused by an immune disorder, and it runs in families. Psoriasis is not contagious. There is no cure, but there are medicated creams available to treat the symptoms.

Skin growths, including warts and moles, are usually not serious. However, some skin growths should be examined by a doctor to make sure they don’t cause problems in the future. Warts are harmless, rough, bumpy growths caused by a viral infection. They occur most often on the hands and feet. Because they are caused by a virus, they are contagious. Moles are brown or black spots that are sometimes raised slightly from the surface of the skin. They happen when clumps of pigment cells form in a cluster instead of spread out. Moles are harmless except that they are more vulnerable to cancer than other parts of the skin. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States, and its risk increases with sun exposure and fair skin tone.

Skin issues can be embarrassing or irritating, but most are minor and can be treated without serious problems. Some, however, can be a sign of a more significant issue, so it is important to see a doctor for anything out of the ordinary.