When skin is injured, fibrous tissue forms over the wound to repair and protect. In some cases, extra scar tissue grows, forming smooth, hard growths called keloids. Keloids are most commonly found on the cheeks, earlobes, shoulders, and chest. These tissues will not harm you in any way, they may however it may develop cosmetic concerns. Corticosteroid injections or intralesional steroids are considered a safe treatment for Keloids. Steroid injections tend to make the flattened scar tissues redder by the stimulation of superficial blood vessels. The best and affordable treatment for keloid in Chennai is offered by Dr. Chithra at SKY SKIN clinic Madipakkam.
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Vitiligo is a skin condition that is characterized by white patches of skin on several parts of the body. The condition is caused due to the destruction of melanocytes which are the cells that are responsible for skin pigmentation. It may also be due to autoimmune thyroid disease. The condition may be mild with one or two spots or maybe severe with depigmentation in larger areas of skin. The various treatment options include Phototherapy- ultraviolet A (UVA) or UVB light, Laser Therapy, and Surgery- Skin grafts. Steroid creams can also be used on the skin to restore some pigment, however, long-term use can cause stretch marks and thinness of the skin. Affordable and result oriented treatment for vitiligo in Chennai is offered by Dr.Chithra at SKY SKIN clinic Madipakkam
Hyperhidrosis disorder is a condition that results in excessive sweating. This sweating can occur in unusual situations, such as in cooler weather, or without any trigger at all. It can also be caused by other medical conditions, such as menopause or hyperthyroidism. Hyperhidrosis can be uncomfortable. Abnormally excessive sweating involving the extremities, underarms, and face, usually unrelated to body temperature or exercise.
Excessive sweating can have causes that aren't due to underlying disease. Examples include heavy exercise, being in a hot environment, or spending time in a sauna.
Contemporary body piercing practices emphasize the use of safe body piercing materials, frequently utilizing specialized tools developed for the purpose. Body piercing is an invasive procedure with some risks, including allergic reaction, infection, excessive scarring, and unanticipated physical injuries, but such precautions as sanitary piercing procedures and careful aftercare are emphasized to minimize the likelihood of encountering serious problems. The healing time required for a body piercing may vary widely according to placement, from as little as a month for some genital piercings to as much as two full years for the navel.
To correct a split earlobe, a widened piercing hole, or a stretched ear piercing, a surgical procedure is necessary. Facial plastic surgeons, ear, nose, and throat doctors (ENTs), and dermatologic surgeons are among the physicians that can perform these procedures.
Nail infections and disorder Nail fungus is a common condition that begins as a white or yellow spot under the tip of your fingernail or toenail. As the fungal infection goes deeper, it may cause your nail to discolor, thicken, and crumble at the edge. It can also affect several nails. The doctor may prescribe other antifungal treatments, such as antifungal nail lacquer or topical solutions. These treatments are brushed onto the nail in the same way that you’d apply nail polish. Nail infections are treated very effectively in SKY SKIN clinic Madipakkam Chennai by Dr. Chithra.
* Human papillomavirus (HPV): An infection that causes warts in various parts of the body, depending on the strain.
* Genital herpes: Caused by the herpes simplex virus, the disease can affect both men and women.
Pain, itching and small sores appear first. They form ulcers and scabs. After initial infection, genital herpes lies dormant in the body. Symptoms can recur for years. Medication can be used to manage outbreaks.
* Chlamydia: Chlamydia affects people of all ages but is most common in young women. Many who have chlamydia don't develop symptoms, but they can still infect others through sexual contact. Symptoms may include genital pain and discharge from the vagina or penis.
* Gonorrhoea: Regular screening can help detect instances when an infection is present despite having no symptoms. Symptoms include painful urination and abnormal discharge from the penis or vagina. Men may experience testicular pain and women may experience pain in the lower stomach. In some cases, gonorrhoea has no symptoms.
* HIV/AIDS: The virus can be transmitted through contact with infected blood, semen or vaginal fluids. Within a few weeks of HIV infection, flu-like symptoms such as fever, sore throat and fatigue can occur. Then the disease is usually asymptomatic until it progresses to AIDS. AIDS symptoms include weight loss, fever or night sweats, fatigue and recurrent infections.
Atopic dermatitis (eczema) is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. It's common in children but can occur at any age. Atopic dermatitis is long-lasting (chronic) and tends to flare periodically. It may be accompanied by asthma or hay fever. There are several types of eczema and dermatitis that have different causes and symptoms, but most can be managed with a good skin care regimen, and by avoiding irritants that cause flare-ups.
A skin rash is caused by contact with a certain substance. The substance might irritate the skin or trigger an allergic reaction. Some common culprits include soap, cosmetics, fragrances, jewelry, and poison ivy. The main symptom is a red rash wherever the skin came into contact with the irritant. Avoiding the irritant or allergen should allow the rash to clear in two to four weeks. Creams or medication can help reduce itching.
If you have ever experienced a red, itchy, peeling skin rash, you might have had a fungal skin infection. Ringworm, candida, jock itch, and tinea versicolor are just a few examples of fungal skin infections. Topical or oral antifungal medications are used for treatment. Pool areas, locker rooms, public showers, and other areas prone to dampness are prime locations to pick up a fungal skin infection. Fungi usually make their homes in moist areas of the body where skin surfaces meet: between the toes, in the genital area, and under the breasts. Fungal infections are typically treated with antifungal drugs may include creams, gels, lotions, solutions, or shampoos. Antifungal drugs may also be taken by mouth. In addition to drugs, people may use measures to keep the affected areas dry, such as applying powders or wearing open-toed shoes. Best treatment and the guaranteed result is offered for fungal infections in Chennai at SKY SKIN clinic – Madipakkam by Dr. Chithra
Photodermatitis sometimes referred to as sun poisoning or photoallergy, is a form of allergic contact dermatitis in which the allergen must be activated by light to sensitize the allergic response, and to cause a rash or other systemic effects on subsequent exposure. The second and subsequent exposures produce photoallergic skin conditions which are often eczematous. It is distinct from sunburn. There may also be blotches where the itching may persist for long periods. In these areas, an unsightly orange to brown tint may form, usually near or on the face.
Psoriasis is a chronic skin condition caused by an overactive immune system. Symptoms include flaking, inflammation, and thick, white, silvery, or red patches of skin. Psoriasis treatments include steroid creams, occlusion, light therapy, and oral medications, such as biologics. Psoriasis treatments fall into three categories topical treatments, Systemic medication, and phototherapy. Most people with moderate to severe psoriasis will benefit from a combination of treatments. This type of therapy uses more than one of the treatment types to reduce symptoms.Reference