With the free "AppDoc" you can easily get the opinion of a specialist on abnormalities on the skin - perfect for minor ailments, if you can spare for a doctors visit no time. P>
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With the free App " Online Dermatologist - AppDoc " You can get a remote diagnosis of skin abnormalities by just uploading a few photos. p> Online Dermatologist AppDoc iPhone / iPad App You have discovered a suspected birthmark, but absolutely no time to go to the Dermatologist? From now on this is not a problem - the free iPhone App "Online Dermatologist - AppDoc" is the first portal in Germany that allows patients to receive a telediagnosis from the Dermatologist.
Online Dermatologist - AppDoc: Diagnosis of Skin Diseases via the App
In order to receive a diagnosis, the patient must upload two photos of the conspicuousness in the App, both taken from about 10 cm away and sufficiently exposed. Subsequently, a questionnaire for the symptoms must be filled in and the age, s*x and place of residence must be indicated. Within two working days, the answer of a specialist should then reach the user.
The remote diagnosis costs 35 euros - this is the diagnostic fee that is due in the doctors office. Currently this has to be paid out of pocket. The App is managed by the Department of Dermatology at the University Hospital Essen together with staff of the University Hospital Heidelberg, the National Center for Tumor Diseases and the German Cancer Research Center and is Approved by the State Medical Association.