We found 6 providers with an interest in skin issues and who accept Humana Silver near Tomball, TX.

Dr. Khozema Alihussain Palanpurwala, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
13406 Medical Complex Drive, Suite 200; Texas Prof. Building
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Khozema Palanpurwala is a pediatrician. His areas of expertise include warts, contact dermatitis, and anemia. Patient ratings for Dr. Palanpurwala average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Palanpurwala accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. After completing medical school at Dow Medical College, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Palanpurwala (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Spanish, and Gujarati. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Palanpurwala's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, contact dermatitis

All Interests: Warts, Adolescent Issues, Amenorrhea, Eating Disorders, Circumcision, Contact Dermatitis, Sickle ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Gerard Casagrande, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Sleep Medicine
506 Graham Drive; Suite 290
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Michael Casagrande sees patients in Tomball, TX and Houston, TX. His medical specialties are family medicine and sleep medicine. His areas of expertise include knee problems, minor surgery, and ulcers. Dr. Casagrande's professional affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Casagrande is accepting new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , moles

All Interests: Sports Health, Hypertension, Knee Problems, Minor Surgery, Physical Exams, Diabetes, Ulcers, High ... (Read more)

Dr. Imran Sattar Nathani, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1205 Graham Drive
Tomball, TX
 

Dr. Imran Nathani's area of specialization is general internal medicine. Dr. Nathani has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. His areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, depression, and crohn's disease. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Nathani is a graduate of Dow Medical College. He trained at Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois for residency. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist, Tomball Regional Medical Center, and Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital. Dr. Nathani welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis

All Interests: Depression, Incontinence, Bursitis, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Contact Dermatitis, Hypertension, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Joe Whiteley, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
29214 Quinn Road
Rose Hill, TX
 

Dr. Michael Whiteley's area of specialization is family medicine. Dr. Whiteley studied medicine at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. His areas of expertise include warts, gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), and menopause. Patient ratings for Dr. Whiteley average 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Whiteley takes. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. Dr. Whiteley's practice is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , warts, moles

All Interests: Warts, Depression, Neck Pain, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Gastrointestinal Problems, Physical Exams, ... (Read more)

Dr. Susan Fagg Reed, MD
Specializes in General Pediatrics
8714 Spring Cypress Road; Suite 200
Spring, TX
 

Dr. Susan Reed works as a general pediatrician in Spring, TX, Houston, TX, and Mexico City, TX. Her clinical interests include contact dermatitis, adolescent issues, and hay fever (allergic rhinitis). Dr. Reed's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist and Tomball Regional Medical Center. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Her practice is open to new patients. Dr. Reed graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine.

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Relevant Interests: , contact dermatitis

All Interests: Adolescent Issues, Circumcision, Contact Dermatitis, Preventive Care, Newborn Care, Hay Fever, ... (Read more)

David Neil Gunther
Specializes in Podiatry, Foot & Ankle Surgery
18220 Tomball Parkway Drive; Suite 350
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Gunther's areas of specialization are podiatry (foot & ankle medicine) and foot & ankle surgery. His clinical interests include warts, arthroscopic surgery, and ulcers. Dr. Gunther has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. In addition to English, Dr. Gunther speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital and Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Relevant Interests: , warts

All Interests: Warts, Bone Spurs, Bursitis, Morton's Neuroma, Fractures, Arthroscopic Surgery, Osteomyelitis, ... (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.
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