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Dr. Shankar Desai

Dermatologist, Bangalore

250 at clinic
Dr. Shankar Desai Dermatologist, Bangalore
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr. Shankar Desai is one of the best Dermatologists in Phoenix Hospital, Bangalore. He is currently associated with Desai S Skin & Hair Lasers Centr in Phoenix Hospital, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Shankar Desai and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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I have severe hairfall, what precautions can I take to stop hairfall?

PGDIT(SOFTWARE CONSULTANT), BHMS (Nutritional Consultant), B.Sc.(Hons), Physics
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Take calcarea carb 200 / 1 dose in morning / 7 days mixed fruit juice daily 2 times dry coco nut daily milk cream daily report me after 7 days.
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How to make my lips pinkish?

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Stop tea, coffee etc. Take sufficient sleep, exercise and avoid chemical cheap lipsticks, if desirous treatment, inform us.
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Hi I'm a young boy 20 year old and I have skin pro on my face there so many pimples on my face nd also so oily my face what should I do?

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Hi I'm a young boy 20 year old and I have skin pro on my face there so many pimples on my face nd also so oily my fac...
Hi, Wash your face with Bakson's Facewash (wash your face with warm water only) and followed by CTMP, i. E. Cleansing, toning, moisturising and protection (apply liberally Sunscreen Gel with SPF-30) after washing your face daily. Prevention: -Take healthy food only and avoid unhealthy ones (although sebaceous glands are not excretory glands then as well!) as what you eat is reflected on your face! -Avoid taking unnecessary stress/ tension as it encourages secretion of stress hormone in the body as thus affects skin or any other tissue of the body. -Drink atleast 8-10 glasses of water in a day. -Take 6-8hrs. Of sound sleep everyday. -Don't use others towels, handkerchief on your face as well as never share yours. -Never ever rub your face as it damages the skin (even towel should be dab on skin softly) and break outs of acne get worsened! -Maintain hygiene, wash your face 2-3times in a day, changes the pillow covers, bed sheet daily, use cotton bed sheet only (try to sleep on your back). Home-made remedies: - Take 1 tbsp of fuller's earth (multani mitti) + a dash of lime + bit of rosewater – apply this on your face till it gets dried up, then rinse it off. - Take 1 tsp of Alum (or fitkari), make it slightly wet with water and apply this on your wet face, spread it well; let it dry and rinse it off. Alum remove your excessive moisture or oil and it also tightens the skin's tonicity. Medication: You can take homoeopathic medicines – Berberis Aquefolium Q/ 10 drops in 1/2 cup of water/ thrice a day (and for local application as well) and Kali Brom. 200/ thrice a day – for 30 days.

I am 16 years old and I have straightened my hair. After 1 month, my hair have split ends. And my hair is now so rough as I can barely put my hand into my hair.

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I am 16 years old and I have straightened my hair.
After 1 month, my hair have split ends.
And my hair is now so roug...
Hi apply ketoconazole lotion on your scalp...Apply maha bhringraj oil on your scalp and massage then give hot water fomentation..1-1 drop of cow ghee in both nostrils at night time before sleep....take pranacharya allergin capsule 1-1 twice a day...take lots of proteins like soyabean...egg white.....etc...avoid tea...coffee...spicy food...fermented food...junk food....apply only ayurvedic shampoo on your scalp....do pranayama early morning...

Hello sir, My hairs are turning white and I dnt like to have white hairs at this age.

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Hello sir,
My hairs are turning white and I dnt like to have white hairs at this age.
Hello, there can be many reasons behind it like *physical or emotional stress, inadequate protein intake, genetics, anemia, aging, hormonal changes, prolonged illness, deficiency of vitamin b6 and folic acid, thyroid diseases. Take homoeopathic medicine lycopodium 30 (4 drops in little water) twice a day for 15 days and update. Apply jobarandi hair oil. *make a habit of 8-10 glasses of water daily. *eat healthy and balanced food like pulses, green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits and nuts etc. *eggs as it is loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, vitamin b12, iron, zinc and omega 6 fatty acids in large amount. *add more vitamin rich food to your diet. *avoid stress and anger. *cut down the use of hair spray, hair gel. *take a sound sleep. *avoid too much exposure of your hair to sunlight. *avoid hot hair styling tools, as they damage hair and cause split ends. *it is best not to comb the hair while it is wet as this leads to greater chances of hair breakage.
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Sleep well, drink lot of water and do regular exercise to keep your skin beautiful and healthy.
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I am working in site in a day and does not get time for care I thought because of these my skin is getting dull can you please give me some advice to get fit and healthy skin and any supplement can I use for these or any liquid which does not have adverse effect .

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I am working in site in a day and does not get time for care I thought because of these my skin is getting dull can y...
For a healthy skin few diet tips - not to eat fried food items and can eat all green vegetables, moong, chana, dal, rice etc and to apply ghee over chappati and don't apply oil over chappati and to drink milk mixed with turmeric powder twice a day and if possible eat eggs on alternate days and if possible in breakfast eat atleast one bajra ka rotla and eat seasonal fruit.
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I am losing lots of hair. What is best possible solution to stop hair fall please suggest.

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I am losing lots of hair. What is best possible solution to stop hair fall please suggest.
Change food style. Stop food outside. Take reckeweg lycopodium single dose daily morning / 2 days mixed fruit juice daily 2 times
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I have so much pimples on my face from last 2 years. please tell me how to reduce pimples and pimple marks too.

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I have so much pimples on my face from last 2 years. please tell me how to reduce pimples and pimple marks too.
Hello, most common chronic skin disease, almost in all age group due to wrong food habit, excess starch, sugar n fatty acid, chronic constipation, and menstrual problem in female are some of the causes behind pimples. Diet: fresh fruits & juice, fresh steamed vegetable n soup, salad butter milk or cured in very useful for fast result. Neem leaf paste applied on face every night before going to bed and wash with warm water in morning apply aloevera calandula cream 3-4 times in a day stay healthy.
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sudden hair loss in 6 months and i also have an itchy scalp.my father and mother both dont have baldnees what should i do

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sudden hair loss in 6 months and i also have an itchy scalp.my father and mother both dont have baldnees what should ...
Hi. Let me tell you about hairfall. In layman's language, hairfall can be divided into 2 types - temporary hairfall and permanent (which is called as 'Hairloss' rather). In temporary hairfall, hair grows back again from the same hair root, but in case of permanent hairloss, may be because of formation of DHT (Di- Hydro -Testosterone) around hair root it gets choked up, subsequently affects the blood supply to the hair and thus hair root is lost forever. (There are different pattern and types of hairloss, because of different reasons like Alopecia Areata, Telogen Effluvium, Scarring Alopecia, Traction Alopecia, etc.) Causes of hairloss: Many factors are responsible formation of this DHT or male/ female pattern baldness - hereditary, post-illness/ ailment, post-delivery, post- chemotherapy, nutritional deficiencies, hormaonal imbalance, insufficient sleep, sudden loss of weight, stress/ tensions/ excessive anger, use of bore water, any other underlying diseases, etc. Management: Take diet rich in protein like non-veg., eggs, pulses, legumes, sprouts, nuts (sp. walnut and almonds), iron-rich food like green vegetables, also take flaxseeds, green tea, soyabean, fruits, salads, etc. Take proper 6-9hrs of sound sleep. Give up the habit of smoking and excessive alcohol intake. Avoid junk food and any kind of beverages (tea, coffee, aerated drinks, cold drinks, etc.) Avoid canned/ tinned food or food that contains preservatives (eat fresh ones). Avoid use of harsh hair colour, hair treatment like rebonding, straightening, perming, etc. Avoid vigorous exercises or any supplements provided by the gym! Use Rose wood/ any wooden hair comb to brush your hair. Regular exercising is also one of the important point, but should be done under some good, qualified yoga teacher or instructor for proper guidance; it also releases the stress/ tension in the mind and the body and keeps you FIT and YOUNG!! Medication: Take homoeopathic Rx - Schwabe's Wiesbaden 200/ twice a day for 1 month and revert. Also, use Schwabe's Arnica shampoo and Hair Growth oil regularly as per the condition of your scalp (minimum 3 times a week). After shampooing, use Bakson's Arnica Hair conditioner as well after every head wash. Apart from this, take Follihair tablets (multivitamin) - 1 tab. daily once for 1 month. (N.B.: With the help of homoeopathic medicines, we can only prevent further progress of the hairloss, means it will get arrests in the present condition in case of progressive baldness. But, in case there are areas of baldness which has gone smooth and shiny, you will have to choose an option of Hair Transplant along with theses medications!). Investigations advised: Get your blood tested for (empty stomach) - CBC, S. Iron, S. Folic acid, S. Ferritin, S. Calcium, S. Vitamin D3, S. Vitamin B12. If there is any family history of Thyroid dysfunction, get Thyroid function test done as well.
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My mom is having etching problem from 1 month changed 2 doctors but no use Please suggest any tablets and cream.

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My mom is having etching problem from 1 month changed 2 doctors but no use
Please  suggest any tablets and  cream.
Homoeopathic medicine FORMULA-D TABS ( BAKSON ) Chew 1 tab 3 time a day for 1 month DERM-AID SOAP ( BAKSON) Use only thiss soap on body Do nd Donts 1. Exercise regularily 2.Take nutritious diet 3.Avoid application of cream nd lotions 4.Avoid dry fruits,nuts,chocklates,spicy nd fried food

My wife having hair loss Suggest any homeopathic medicine ?

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Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine phosphorus 30 (4drops in little water) twice a day for a week and revert.

I am 26 years old female & i am suffering with lot of hair problem from past 7 years. Currently my hair is very thin & short, in the front part of forehead its looking bald as I lost hairs. Trichology doctor suggested me with hair grow tablets & some vitamin but their is no use. I am using dove shampoo & loreal hair conditioner. I am yet to get married in this year. Please suggest me a good remedy.

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
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Homoeo treatment take calcarea carb 200 / 1 dose in morning / 7 days buy german medicine available in homoeo med shop mixed fruit juice daily 2 times dry coconut daily / cheese etc. Report me after 7 days for next medicine
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At my age of 24 guys tend to masturbate a lot. Does masturbating twice or thrice a week may result in hair fall?

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At my age of 24 guys tend to masturbate a lot. Does masturbating twice or thrice a week may result in hair fall?
Mr arpit u loose protien through semen so excessive loss may lead to hair fall dark circle around eyes .control ur self focus on ur carrier . Whereas masturbating once afotnight may not affect your health.
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I am a 26 years old boy and pimple on my face coming continuously what can i do to stop them? please help me.

Certified Diabetes Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), PGDD, Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S), General Physician
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I am a 26 years old boy and pimple on my face coming continuously what can i do to stop them? please help me.
Do let me know if you also have blackheads with pimples? and what current medications and remedies you already tried to treat acne? acne is a common problem in teen. Almost everybody will get pimples during their teen years. First, don't try to self treat acne. Some popular nonprescription acne lotions, cleansers and other skin products can cause a serious reaction (rare), mostly it is normal to have acne in teenage. For pimples it's important to wash your face twice daily to remove impurities, dead skin cells, and extra oil from your skin's surface, avoid touching your face or propping your cheek or chin on your hands. Not only can you spread bacteria, you can also irritate the already inflamed facial skin. Never pick or pop pimples with your fingers, as it can lead to infection and scarring. A dietary therapy with the right medications for pimples can also help a lot. Kojic acid (a natural skin lightener derived from mushroom extract), arbutin (also called bearberry extract), and vitamin c (ascorbic acid) are great alternative ingredients to lighten scars left by acne. Don't use vitamin e or any self prescribed preparations on scars or pimples. Increasing the intake of omega-3 fatty acids through a diet significantly rich in fish and seafood results in lower rates of an inflammatory disease like acne. A low-glycemic-index diet also reduces acne risk.

Hello I am 23 year old and I have in lot pimple in my face that not control in any way and that pimple is are made scare in my face. I want full cure in pimple.

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Hello I am 23 year old and I have in lot pimple in my face that not control in any way and that pimple is are made sc...
Pimple is a skin problem. These are the causes: • excessive sebum (oil) production (sebum is oily secretion from the gland). • Due to hormonal imbalance and infection by bacteria. These are the best methods to cure pimples fast -: • To control the sebum (oily) secretion you should maintain your hormonal level. Because imbalance in hormone level causes excessive sebum (oil) production and causes pimples. So do not take stress and do exercise daily such as running, jogging and long breathing exercises. • Use oil free face wash and drink 7 -8 glass of water daily. • Do not touch your pimple because your finger transfer bacteria to it and make it worse. If you touch it then clean your face with water. Touch your face very less. • you can use a face pack of fuller's earth (multani mitti) with rose water one time in a day for seven days. It removes toxins from skin and remove pimples.,• • Give Steam your face to open the pores, which in turn clear the skin. Steam your face for 3-5 minutes daily. • You can take 2 teaspoon of SAAFI SYRUP daily for 1 month for clear face. • Take 20 gm powder of Black pepper and 50 gm of Amla powder. Mix it and take 1/2 tea spoon of this mixed powder daily with luke warm water for 15 days for pimple free skin. • use a mild moisturiser for your skin only in winters..

I am 25 years old guy, in summer my skin becomes tan, and gets pimples on face, what should I use to glow my skin and remove pimples? Please advice some non cosmetic products.

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I am 25 years old guy, in summer my skin becomes tan, and gets pimples on face, what should I use to glow my skin and...
Skin looks dull when the grease and dirt stuck to it and appears dark and blacker than it is. These fairness tips are for making the oily skin fair and glowing. Curd is very rich in lactic acid that gently exfoliates the skin and makes the skin fair. Apply curd on the face for 20 minutes and wash. Do this 2 3 times in a week.
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Hello sir, I am 23 years old m facing acne marks on my face. Like black color. How to reduce that marks ?

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Hello sir,
I am 23 years old m facing acne marks on my face. Like black color. How to reduce that marks ?
For marks use:- demelan cream/photoscreen depigment cream apply only once in a week at night (very little only on marks) chemical peels to clear face & spots.
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I am 22 years old female. I have a lot of hair fall and dry hair. Please suggest me what to use in my hair. I want long silk and thick hair. Thank you.

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I am 22 years old female. I have a lot of hair fall and dry hair. Please suggest me what to use in my hair. I want lo...
Hair growth and the fall ratio is 80: 20. Always 20 %of the hair are into fall phase. Loosing 50 to 100 strands per day is normal. This will come out when you will oil the hair and wash it. If the hair comes out even on slightest touch then it is considered as hair fall. Dry hair is also an indication of mineral deficiency. It is important to drink 3 lit of water/day as it replenish minerals. Sprouts, beans, nuts, soya are excellent source of proteins. Green leafy vegetables support iron. Oil the scalp 3/week and wash it 3/week.
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I have a few pimples on my face. And continuously growing new pimples I used a lot of facewash but no effect. please suggest any facewash and cream to remove them.

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I have a few pimples on my face. And continuously growing new pimples I used a lot of facewash but no effect. please ...
These are the methods to treat fastly pimples: • Imbalance in hormone level causes excessive sebum production and causes acne.So do not take stress and do exercise daily such as running, jogging and long breathing exercises. • Do YOGASANA daily.Especially do SINHASANA & SARVANGASANA daily. • Use oil free face wash and drink 7 -8 glass of water daily . • Do not touch your pimple because your finger transfer bacteria to it and make it worse.if you touch it then clean your face with water. • Take cucumber and papaya pulp .Mix it well and add 1 tablespoon Turmeric.Make a paste and apply it on face and leave it for 15 minutes. • Steam your face to open the pores ,which in turn clear the skin .steam your face for a couple of minutes. • Take 2 teaspoon of RAKTASHODAK SYRUP of BAIDYANATH company once a day.
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