skin disease

Melasma – What Causes It?

By Dr. Sandeep Gupta, Dermatology Melasma is a skin condition which causes discoloration and dark patches on your skin. It is more common in women than men. It is also called the ‘mask of pregnancy’ or chloasma when it is caused due to hormonal changes during pregnancy. These patches on the face…

Nummular Eczema – How To Treat It?

By Dr. Govind Sahay, Dermatology Nummular eczema (also called discoid eczema or nummular dermatitis) is a rare skin disease which is in most cases chronic and is characterized by the formation of small, distinct and itchy coin-shaped spots on the skin. These spots may either be dry and crusty or tender and…

Anal Fistula – How Ayurveda Can Cure It?

By Dr. Syam Bhargavan, Ayurveda Anus is the external open through which output of stool takes place. Sometimes, one of the glands of the anus forms an abscess which may drain out spontaneously or may require surgical treatment. This then develops into a fistula, which is a small tunnel that connects the…

Unhealthy Skin – Know The 5 Symptoms!

By Dr. Navneet Bansal, Dermatology Before the onset of any skin related problem, our body starts throwing up warning signs, which sadly, a lot of us tend to ignore. If not dealt with on time, there is a chance that the warning signs might develop into something nastier, which will not only…

Skin Allergies – Everything You Should Know About It!

By Dr. Anil Ganjoo, Dermatology Irritation in skin can be caused by a number of factors such as medicinal side effects, infections or immune system disorders. When an allergen triggers an immune system response, it leads to a condition known as skin allergy. People having skin allergies may react to certain things…

Dermatomyositis – Treatment Options For It!

By Dr. Amit Kerure, Dermatology, Affecting both adult and children alike, dermatomyositis is a very rare inflammatory skin disease characterized by muscle weakness and a distinct skin rash. It is more prominent in females than in males. Symptoms- Common signs and symptoms include: 1. Muscle Weakness - Muscles affected include those closest to the…

Rosacea – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment

By Dr. Satish Titoria  , Dermatology Rosacea is a common skin condition. It involves redness appearing on the face as well as small, red bumps. This condition is most common in middle aged woman who have a fair complexion. Rosacea is often mistaken for acne and due to this, symptoms often aggravate. Rosacea…

Homeopathy Cure for White Patches

By Dr. Priya Thakkar, Homeopathy Vitiligo or Leucoderma is an autoimmune condition, defined as a common skin disorder, wherein your skin develops white patches or marks due to a loss in pigment cells called melanin. This pigment determines the color of your eyes, skin and hair. However, in Vitiligo, only the skin…

Skin Disorder – Homeopathic Remedies For It!

By Dr. Shriganesh Diliprao Deshmukh, Homeopathy Skin disorder is a common cause of irritation and concern among people. Various branches of medicines have tried to deal with this problem. Homeopathy, over the years, has proved to be extremely beneficial in treating it. Made from natural substances, homeopathic remedies have no side effect…

Ayurveda and Skin Diseases

By Dr. Isha Bhalla , Ayurveda Skin is the biggest organ of the human body, constituting of six layers. Unlike what many of us think, skin is not merely peripheral, but stretches itself to deeper levels in the body. Hence, Ayurveda believes that skin diseases have deep-rooted causes. Most skin diseases are…