Skin problem

Benign Skin Lesions – Things To Know!

By Skinovate Laser & Cosmetic Surgery,Dermatology Benign skin lesions basically refer to skin disorders characterised by pouches or closed pockets of tissue which are filled with water or some other fluids. They tend to feel like pea shaped structures which can roll under the skin and feel smooth when pressure is…

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…

Seborrheic Dermatitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

By Dr. Sandeep Gupta, Dermatology, The condition of dandruff on the face or seborrheic dermatitis is generally characterized by reddish marks of blisters and dry skin in the face that cause inflammation and itchiness. Face dandruff generally occurs in the ear, eyebrows and the nose. Seborrheic dermatitis is also seen to develop…

Scabies – Causes And Symptoms

By Dr. Jyoti Sharma, Dermatology,  Scabies is a contagious disease that is characterized by rashes and itching. In this disease, a mite called Sarcoptes scabiei that breeds under the skin.The mites lays eggs under the skin and this causes the skin to itch. Symptoms- The various symptoms of scabies are – 1.…

Skin Tags – What Causes Skin Tags and How to Remove Them?

By, Hairline International, Dermatology Skin tags are painless growths on your body that are made up of blood vessels and collagen surrounded by an outer layer of skin. Usually seen in the folds of your skin, these non-cancerous growths can be found in your armpits, groin, eyelids, neck, thighs, and areas…

11 Symptoms Of Cellulitis

By, Dr. Punit Pratap, Dermatology A common and yet potentially serious skin infection, Cellulitis is generally associated with red, swollen patches on the skin caused by a bacterial infection of the soft tissues beneath it, particularly the dermis and subcutaneous fat. What appears as a harmless, hot and tender area of…

Ichthyosis Vulgaris – Know Its Causes and Symptoms!

By Dr. R.Brahmananda Reddy, Dermatology Often confused with extremely dry skin, ichthyosis vulgaris is generally an inherited condition whereby dead skin cells accumulate as thick, dry scales on your skin’s surface. Sometimes referred to as fish scale disease or fish skin disease, ichthyosis vulgaris scales usually appear during early childhood and…

3 Ways to Cure Common Oily Skin Problems!!

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology Oil or sebum comes from the sebaceous glands; and people who have overactive sebaceous glands produce excess sebum, contributing to the oily look of their skin. The oily skin comes with its own fair share of problems, some of which are: Acne: too much oil attracts the…

Common Skin Problems In The Over-50s

By Dr. Nitin Jain, Dermatology Ageing and degenerative conditions commonly affect our skin. These conditions can range from wrinkles all the way to bedsores and skin cancer due to the decreased firmness, moisture and elasticity of the skin with progressing age. Here are some of the common skin conditions that come…

Freckles – Causes and Treatment Options!!

By Dr. Venu Kumari, Dermatology Freckles are flat, circular small discolored spots of melanin on the skin of people with fair complexion. They are mostly seen on the face but can develop on any part of the skin when it is exposed to the sun. There is no health risk associated with…