skin infection

Acne Scars and Skin Damage – Treat It With Dermatology!

By Dr. M.K Shetty ,Dermatology Acne is a common skin condition which is caused by overproduction of oil as well as dead skin cells, clogging the base of hair follicles. Acne can occur anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of Acne depends on the severity of…

MRSA – Know Its Causes, Symptoms and Prevention!

By Dr. Preetham Raj , General Surgery MRSA or Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus is a bacterial infection caused by a type of staph bacteria which is now popularly referred to as ‘Super Bug’ because of its strong resistance against antibiotics. MRSA is associated with severe skin infections and can also lead to harmful…

Psoriasis – 3 Common Causes

By Dr. Nandini Sharma , Homeopathy Psoriasis is an autoimmune chronic skin disorder that is characterized by patches of abnormal skin. These patches are red, itchy and scaly. Its severity may range from a small and localized patch to patches on the entire body. Causes- There are several factors that can cause…

Ways to Treat Your Skin Allergies!!

By Dr. Rashmi Sharma , 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…

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…

Herpes – Know Its Ayurvedic Treatment

By Dr. Pradnya Aptikar , Ayurveda Herpes is a sexually transmitted disease that spreads primarily by the ‘Herpes Simplex’ virus; through unprotected sexual intercourse and sexual contact as well. The ‘Herpes Simplex’ virus can also pass from the mother to the child during pregnancy. This infection can significantly increase the chances of a…

All About Scalp Psoriasis

By Dr Aman Sharma , Dermatology Psoriasis is a kind of skin disease caused by the immune system. The skin cells receive defective signals from the immune system; signals which cause the skin cells to mature quickly. New skin cells, thus, form within days rather than weeks. In such cases, your body…

Causes and Symptoms of Molluscum Contagiosum

By  Dr Sandesh Gupta  , Dermatology Molluscum Contagiosum is a relatively common skin infection caused by the virus of the same name. Even though it is common in children, adults with weak immune system and atopic dermatitis may also be affected by it. These benign and painless bumps disappear and usually don’t…

Is Acne an Infection?

By Nubello Hair Transplant & Cosmetic Surgery Center , Dermatology For most of us, one of the most characteristic features of our growing years has been the constant tussle with acnes. A stark indicator of the changes that your body undergoes during these times, acnes are spotted almost immediately with the onset…

Causes and Symptoms of Necrotizing Fasciitis

By Dr Amit Seth , Dermatology Also called flesh-eating bacteria, necrotizing fasciitis is a very rare but serious infection caused by bacteria which is capable of destroying fat, skin and the tissues covering the muscles in a very short duration. Fournier gangrene occurs when it affects the genitals. Necrotizing fasciitis, when it…