Skin problem

Candidiasis – Causes, Symptoms And Treatment!

By Dr. Akhilesh Shukla, Dermatology Some micro-organisms that live on the body are capable of causing long term complications from infections. One of these micro-organisms is a type of fungus known as Candida. Overgrowth of this fungus leads to an infection known as -cutaneous candidiasis or simply, candidiasis of the skin. The…

Initial Signs Of Ailing Skin That Make You Look Aged!

By Abhivrit Aesthetics, 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 affect…

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…