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I am 20 year old and I have hair fall problem. What I do? I am using bajaj almond oil. And panteen shampoo.
How to reduce moisture on face. It gets oily more often and makes me look somewhat less. Please help
Hi Dr. Myself ashwin and I am 20 year old and I have acne and pimples problem my skin type is oily I am a cricket player so I am spending so much time in sunlight and I am eating eggs and nuts so lots of people say me that it's happened by eating this type foods so witch is best moisturizer for my skin and what to avoid please help me.
What is the main causes of lymphadenitis and its sign and symptom and treatment and risk factor in future.
Doctor I want to reduce all pimples of my face with in 6 days please tell what to do as my cousins marriage is there please plz help.
I'm using patanjali shampoo and hair oil after that per day 4 to 6 hair fall please tell me any solution.
Mere sir ka Baal bahut girta hai Main iske karan pareshan hoo Koi gharelu upai bataye Ya koi OIL bataye.
I'm 26 year old and im having acne/ pimples problem since teenage and its no reducing at all bcz of these I'm having dark spots as well is there any treatment to overcome permanently.
The skin has a protein called keratin that protects it from infections and other harmful toxins. For various reasons, mostly unknown but likely genetic, there could be a buildup of this keratin leading to small, light-colored, hard bumps under the skin that can feel like sandpaper. This condition is medically known as keratosis pilaris. These pillars of keratin block the hair follicles that open onto the surface of the skin, and when a number of follicles are blocked, it leads to dry, bumpy feeling. In common words, it is also referred to as chicken skin, chicken bumps, or goose bumps.
Occurrence: The onset is usually in the first decade of life, continues to grow in number in teenagers (80%), and slowly subsides as they grow older (40% of adults). People with dry skin are more likely to have these bumps than people with oily skin. The most commonly affected areas include upper arms, thighs, buttocks and very rarely on the face.
Cause: This is a genetic disorder, and the bumps are due to excessive formation and buildup of keratin due to faulty genes. There could be surplus skin formation under these follicles or hair follicles trapped under these bumps. There could be a small area of inflammation and redness around the bumps.
Weather Correlation: Keratotis pilaris is more common and evident during the winter months when the skin is normally drier than in summer months. Some people could have this condition lifelong, with only manifestation seen in winters and complete absence of bumps in the summer months.
Symptoms: The condition is usually asymptomatic, except for the dryness, and does not cause itching or medical harm. The esthetic concern, especially if in upper arms, is the only concern. Some people could be affected by the hard, bumpy feeling of the skin. There are no long-term medical symptoms or harmful effects of this condition though.
Treatment: No treatment is required; however, moisturizers may be required to prevent the bumps from drying up. In very severe cases, creams may be used to remove dead skin cells and to prevent plugged follicles. Alpha hydroxy acid, salicylic acid, or lactic acid containing creams can be used to remove the dead skin cells. These also help moisturize the skin and reduce dryness. Vitamin A containing creams can be used to unplug the hair follicles.
A word of caution though - these creams can cause itching and redness. Since this condition is prevalent in children, these creams need to be used only if absolutely essential and with medical prescriptions. The condition is harmless and self-limiting, so no treatment is mandatory. Patient education is of utmost importance in these cases.
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