Skin problems

Benign Skin Lesions – Know The Treatment Procedure!

By Dr. Himanshu Singhal, 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 applied on…

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.…

All About Skin Warts

By Dr Rohit Goel, Dermatology Soft growths occurring on the genitals are called Genital Warts. Genital warts are infections that are sexually transmitted (STI). These are caused by certain aspects of the human papillomavirus (HPV). These growths on the skin cause discomfort, pain and itching. Even though these warts are generally not…

Myths About Skin Care Products

By Dr Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology Given the constant buzz and hype created around flawless and almost unachievable standards of skin quality, it is no surprise to discover the hundreds and thousands of beauty products laid at our feet promise the impossible. These products end up creating a bubble around the…

How to Reduce the Pigmentation – Dark Circles – Radio Frequency

By Dr. Manjiri’s Instasculpt , Cosmetic Physician Development of freckles and skin pigmentation are a result of environmental factors, sunlight and the natural passage of time. Sun exposure causes the first parts of the body such as hands, face and chest to show ageing signs. Pigmented lesions include freckles, dark circles, age…

Epidemiology of Contact Dermatology

By Dr. K S Ram , Dermatology Contact allergies are complex diseases, and one of the important challenges for public health and immunology. It’s an inflammatory reaction due to skin contact with chemical substances. Contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis are more common in women than in men. Possible Causes: Hands are the…

Ways to Beat Cystic Acne

By Dr Venu Kumari , Dermatology Cystic acne is a type of acne that leads to pimples which are painful. This type of acne usually leads to nodules and large inflamed cysts on the skin; they usually appear in the back, face and the buttocks. It begins like normal acne wherein bacteria…

Great Tips For Treating A Bad Sunburn

By Dr Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology A condition wherein overexposure to the sun’s UV rays causes inflammation, reddening and in more severe cases, peeling and blistering of the skin, is known as sunburn. The intensity of the sunburn depends on the type of skin, intensity of sunlight and the time period…