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DPN Removal

 

What Are DPNs?

  • Dermatosis Papulosa Nigra is a type of seborrheic keratosis which consists of benign skin growths

  • They commonly occur on the face, chest, and back. Higher incidence of persons with higher melanin content. They increasingly appear as we age. 

 

  • Typically presents as multiple, thick, tan/brown/black pigmented, slightly raised areas on the surface of the skin. 

  • Caused by genetics

How Do You Treat / Remove DPNs?

  • Usually treated due to cosmetic reasons 

  • 1981MD removes DPNs surgically via electrodessication or topical compounded gel.

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CAUTION:

DPN's can sometimes be confused with skin cancers. It may be determined at time of consultation that it would be best to have it removed by a surgical dermatologist to ensure that it is not melanoma (skin cancer).

DPN Removal

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Local Anesthesia:

possibly

Stitches: 

no

Pain:

none - mild

Labs: 

not likely

Antibiotics: 

not likely

Price: 

starting at $99

BasicProcedure Package:

  • Includes 30 days of 'as needed' telemedicine visits 

  • Patient responsible for other costs

    • Rx to be sent to pharmacy

    • Labs will be billed to insurance

    • Additional follow-up visits after 30 days will be $29 [video/phone] and $49 [office]

 

**100% of the payment is due at time of service. **

1981MD does not accept insurance. Payment is accepted via cash or credit/debit card.

Additional charges may apply.

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