Clinical Problems

Eczema

Skin allergy - 2 Eczema is a medical condition that causes the skin to become inflamed or irritated. If you are diagnosed with eczema then the treatment depends on will explain what type of eczema you have. Before prescribing a treatment plan, Dr.Meghnaa considers the type of eczema, extent and severity of the eczema, patient’s medical history, and a number of other factors. Medication and other therapies will be prescribed as needed to:

  • Control itching
  • Reduce skin inflammation
  • Clear infection
  • Loosen and remove scaly lesions
  • Reduce new lesions

Today, there are many effective therapies available to treat the different types of eczema. With proper treatment, most eczema can be controlled.

Psoriasis

PIC-16A chronic skin condition, it causes skin cells to grow too quickly. Symptoms include thick white silvery or red patches of skin, inflammation and flaking skin. The patches range in size from small to large. They most often appear on the knees, elbows, scalp, hands, feet, or lower back. Psoriasis is most common in adults. But children and teens can get it too.

 
 
 
 
 

Dandruff

PIC-17Symptoms of dandruff include flakes of skin that range from small and white to large, greasy, and yellow and itchy flaking that appears on the scalp or eyebrows or around the hairline, ears, or nose.

Atopic dermatitis

It is an inflammatory, relapsing, non-contagious and itchy skin disorder.The skin of a patient with atopic dermatitis reacts abnormally and easily to irritants, food, and environmental allergens and becomes very itchy, which leads to scratching, redness, and flaky skin.

Hair Loss

Hair loos or alopecia is a concern for men, women and children and can be caused by any number of conditions. Treatments for hair loss include medications, hair replacements and hair restoration. Transplants can be done via the FUE method .or Hair loss can be arrested withbymesotherapy. (to be linked to our sections).

Sun Burn

Sun Burn A sunburn is skin damage from the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays. Most sunburns cause mild pain and redness but affect only the outer layer of skin (first-degree burn). The red skin might hurt when you touch it. But sometimes the skin swells up and form blisters which mean that deep skin layers and nerve endings have been damaged (second-degree burn). This type of sunburn is usually more painful and takes longer to heal.

Long-term problems include:

  • An increased chance of having skin cancer.
  • An increase in the number of cold sores.
  • An increase in problems related to a health condition, such as lupus.
  • Skin changes, such as premature wrinkling or brown spots.

Skin Fungal & Viral Infections

Fungal infections of the skin are very common and include athlete’s foot, jock itch, ringworm, and yeast infections. Each of them requirestopical anti-fungal medication and oral drugs as prescribed.

Leukoderma/Vitiligo

PIC-18Leukoderma or Vitiligo is a dermatological condition characterized by the appearance of white patches of skin on different parts of the body as a result of the destruction of the cells that make pigment (melanocytes). This may vary from one or two white spots on the skin to large areas of depigmentation. Vitiligo is not contagious and though there is no known way to prevent or cure vitiligo, there are several methods, including cosmetics, re-pigmentation using UV light therapy, corticosteroid creams, depigmentation of unaffected skin areas, and skin grafting which can be used to improve the appearance of skin severely affected by vitiligo.

Allergy/Rash

An allergy/ash indicates an abnormal change in skin colour or texture. Rashes are usually caused by skin inflammation, which can have many causes. They are usually characterised by itchiness, skin redness and formation of small fluid-filled blisters. Since many things can irritate the skin, your doctor will try to narrow the diagnosis to a specific category of allergy, even though treatment is similar for most types of skin irritation and inflammation.

Acne/Pimples

Acne starts when oil and dead skin cells clog the skin’s pores. If bacteria germs get into the pores, the result can be swelling, redness, and pus. When you have just a few red spots, or pimples, you have a mild form of acne. Severe acne can mean hundreds of pimples that can cover the face, neck, chest, and back. Or it can be bigger, solid, red lumps that are painful (cysts). Acne may be treated with a combination of treatment modalities such as acne medications oral and/ or topical, chemical or natural peels with blue light or laser procedures/ microneedling to eliminate scars.

Urticaria

PIC-19Urticaria commonly referred to as hives, is a kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised, itchy bumps. Hives might also cause a burning or stinging sensation. Hives are frequently caused by allergic reactions. Wheals (raised areas surrounded by a red base) from urticaria can appear anywhere on the surface of the skin. There are many varieties of urticarial and your doctor will be able to diagnose it and give treatment accordingly.

 

A chronic skin condition, it causes skin cells to grow too quickly. Symptoms include thick white silvery or red patches of skin, inflammation and flaking skin. The patches range in size from small to large. They most often appear on the knees, elbows, scalp, hands, feet, or lower back. Psoriasis is most common in adults. But children and teens can get it too.