Frequently Asked Questions

Q:How do I make an appointment?
A:Call us at (763) 571-4000 to make an appointment for all locations. If there is a location that you would prefer or desire please specify the location when scheduling your appointment. We will ask that you describe the reason for your visit so we can sc...
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Q:How do I refill my prescription?
A:Call your pharmacist to refill a prescription. The pharmacist will then call our office for approval. Prescriptions can be approved only during office hours. Please allow 24-48 hours to approve a refill. If your refill request is denied you will need ...
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Q:How do I get to your office?
A:You can find all necessary info here....
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Q:What if I cannot make my appointment?
A:If you are unable to make your appointment, please call 763-571-4000 as soon as possible to cancel and for rescheduling your appointment....
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Q:What is skin cancer?
A:Cancer is uncontrolled tissue growth. In the skin, the three main forms of cancer are: basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma. The names refer to the cell types from which these cancers are derived....
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Q:What causes skin cancer?
A:The cause of skin cancer is not completely known. Excessive exposure to sunlight is the single most important factor associated with the development of skin cancers. Skin cancer is also seen more often in certain ethnic groups, especially those with fa...
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Q:Is it dangerous?
A:The most common types of skin cancer are basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. Both types enlarge from the point where they first occur and usually do not spread (metastasize) to distant parts of the body. If not completely removed, both frequ...
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Q:How may skin cancer be treated?
A:There are several methods of treating skin cancer. These include excision (surgical removal) and suturing (sewing), laser surgery, curettage and electrodessication (scraping and burning with an electrical needle), radiotherapy (X-ray), cryosurgery (freezi...
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