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Abha Clinic

Dermatologist Clinic

#1017, GF, Sector 42-B, chandigarh
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Our goal is to offer our patients, and all our community the most affordable, trustworthy and professional service to ensure your best health....more
Our goal is to offer our patients, and all our community the most affordable, trustworthy and professional service to ensure your best health.
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Abha Clinic is known for housing experienced Dermatologists. Dr. Amitoj Garg, a well-reputed Dermatologist, practices in chandigarh. Visit this medical health centre for Dermatologists recommended by 95 patients.

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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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#1017, GF, Sector 42-B,
Sector-42 chandigarh, Chandigarh - 160022
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Dr. Amitoj Garg

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
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6 Years experience
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The Link Between Sun Exposure and Premature Aging

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It is a well-documented fact in medical science that the ultraviolet rays and radiation have been considered as too carcinogenic for humans. This is a fact that has been endorsed by the world health organisation (who). These rays can causes a number of skin problems ranging from premature aging to skin cancer in case a person is exposed to the sun for prolonged periods of time. Read this article to know how sun exposure can put your aging process on the fast track.

All about uv radiation: uv or ultraviolet radiation is found in the sunlight which travels to the earth in the form of electromagnetic waves. This radiation passes through the ozone layers with the sunlight and gets absorbed as waves of energy that one cannot physically see or feel. So, if we were to avoid wearing protective clothing, hats and sunscreen, then we would be exposed to these harmful rays. Aging is the number one form of damage that can be caused due to these uv rays which are also classified as uva or uvb. These rays are the number one cause of premature aging, while smoking comes in a close second.

Skin cells: the uv rays basically have an adverse effect on the skin cells which can also spread to the dna in our skin. This can have a negative effect on the protective functions of our skin which in turn, affects the way our dead skin cells get replenished. It can also affect the production of collagen which is the chemical that keeps our skin supple and young looking. It also has a bearing on how many other chemicals are produced in our body. Over production of certain chemicals can also spell doom and lead to premature aging and pigmentation. Melanin is one such chemical which can cause deep tanning and pigmentation if it is present in large quantities - a problem faced mainly due to sun exposure.

Photoaging: when the sun damages our skin due to prolonged exposure, this can be termed as photoaging in medical terms. This also signifies the loss of the skin's ability to repair itself due to repeated episodes of being in the sun without ample protection, which can impair the collagen production as mentioned above. This will result in a loss of skin elasticity which in turn, will lead to sagging skin.

Skin changes: the changes in the skin will get tattooed onto the skin's memory which will retain its leathery texture that would be a result of too much sun exposure over time. This can also lead to premature aging.

Always step out with plenty of protection and do not stay in the sun for too long in order to avoid this condition.
The Link Between Sun Exposure and Premature Aging
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I develop red spots on face after threading. My doctor prescribe me azifast 500 after taking it I vomits, motions starts. So next day he prescribe me to take ocid 20 mg before azifast 500. Is this right treatment? As I am little scared now.

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I develop red spots on face after threading. My doctor prescribe me azifast 500 after taking it I vomits, motions sta...
yes its absolutely right. azifast being a antibiotic can cause vomiting in few patients due to increasing the acidity of the stomach. ocid is given to decrease this acid production and relieve you of the symptoms
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I am 22 years old female. Am having stretch marks on my stomach and breast could you please tell me how I can remove that without any laser treatment?

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I am 22 years old female. Am having stretch marks on my stomach and breast could you please tell me how I can remove ...
first of all to have stretch marks on breast is not routine the reasons may be numerous it may be due to the fact that u are applying some steroid creams over the affected area. yes lasers will definitely help in reducing the stretch marks . you can nget fractional laser either CO2 laser or erbium glass/yag

Feeling the Sting of Sunburn? These Tips Can Help!

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If sunburn is taking the mickey out of your fun time in the sun or your summer vacation, then you may want to read this article or pin it up where you can see it every day. Sunburn is something that does not show up immediately. It can happen when you have been in the sun for too long a time, and without the protection of proper clothing, hats, glares and sunscreen lotions. So what can you do when you feel that first sting of sunburn? here's our list!

Swift action: you will need to act fast towards cooling down the onset of a sunburn. Taking a quick dip in a pool or a lake if you are near one can help in soothing the area so that the sunburn is not too bad. Also, you can then cover yourself up and step indoors immediately, where you will be properly shaded from the sun. You can continue with the cool treatment by using a cold or ice compress to press around the area that is burning or has been most affected. Remember to stay away from the exact spot as it may lead to inflammation.

Avoid drying: do not let the area become too dry. Take frequent showers but stay away from harsh soaps as they may make the area dry which leads to chapping and pain.

Breathe: allow the skin to breathe. Do not obstruct the area with too many items of clothing and wear cotton fabric or other light weight clothing that will protect the area and let the skin breathe. Stay away from tight clothes as this may lead to chafing of the skin and the sunburns.

Moisturise: one good way of getting rid of sunburns quickly is to moisturise as soon as you have had a bath or a shower. This will help in locking in moisture which is not really possible when you moisturise the surface later. Use a gentle lotion or cream based moisturiser and stay away from products that contain petroleum gel as this may irritate the skin further and clog the area instead of getting absorbed into the skin.

Inflammation: tackle inflammation by taking corticosteroids or other anti inflammatory drugs. These should be prescribed by a doctor. Aloe vera can also be used to soothe the inflammation.

Hydrate: drink plenty of fluids for fast regeneration of the skin cells and so that the burns do not draw the fluid from the surface if the skin.

Take all the necessary precautions before you step out for some fun in the sun with proper sunscreen and protective clothing as well!
Feeling the Sting of Sunburn? These Tips Can Help!
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I had some black spots on my face after punching the pimples is there any cream or ointment to remove black spots please refer me.

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I had some black spots on my face after punching the pimples is there any cream or ointment to remove black spots ple...
Acne skin care Skin care is an important aspect of acne treatment. 1. Skin hygiene — Wash your face no more than twice daily using a gentle non-soap facial skin cleanser (eg, Cetaphil, foaming face wash, or Dove bar) and warm (not hot) water. Vigorous washing or scrubbing can worsen acne and damage the skin's surface. 2. Do not pick or squeeze pimples because this may worsen acne and cause skin pigmentation and scarring. 3. Sun protection — To minimize skin damage from the sun, avoid excessive sun exposure and use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem. Please consult me privately so that a proper solution and treatment plan can be made for your problem. You can book a private in person/text/audio/video appointment for further treatment as per your convenience. All the best.

Hello Doctors My mom hair fall everyday and going to white what she do for this problem.

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My mom hair fall everyday and going to white what she do for this problem.
Some hairs will turn white as one ages due to various factors. Keep a healthy diet so as to minimize the damage. Hair care tips 1.Some forms of hair loss can be prevented by minimizing stress, eating a healthy diet and using sensible hairdressing techniques, and, if possible, switching to medications that do not cause hair loss 2.When you wash your hair, rinse it well and gently pat the hair dry with a towel. Keep your scalp clean. 3.Use a wide tooth comb. 4.Limit the use of blow dryers, rollers (curlers) , curling or straightening irons to prevent breaking the hair shafts. 5.After washing your hair with a shampoo and conditioner, just before you step out of the shower, rinse your hair with cold water for a couple of seconds. This will ensure that your hair cuticles are sealed and the moisture stays put in your hair. 6.If you’ve always wondered how to grow hair faster naturally, the first thing you need to do is trim your hair regularly. This will help keep away split ends that can make your hair look unhealthy and lifeless. Moreover, you should know that the more split ends, the bigger the chances of your hair breaking and falling More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem. Please consult me privately so that a proper solution and treatment plan can be made for your problem. You can book a private in person/text/audio/video appointment for further treatment as per your convenience. All the best.
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Face the Summer With Laser Resurfacing for Your Skin

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Summer is a time when we like to step out in style. And, style does not merely mean getting the latest pieces from the runway for your wardrobe. It also means having a well groomed appearance that is free of any signs of neglect. The skin is the first area that draws the attention of people and should be maintained well, especially during harsh summer months, which are also filled with holidays and outings with near and dear ones. One way of taking care of your skin is with laser resurfacing. Let us find out more.

Definition: laser resurfacing uses beams of lasers to reduce the appearance of fine lines on the facial skin. It is also a good method for treating skin irregularities that may come about due to the process of aging or the ravages of too much sun exposure as well as stressful lifestyles where late hours have become the norm. With the technique used in this process, pulsating beams of light are trained on the irregular portions of the facial skin so as to remove the skin, one layer at a time. This method is also known as lasabrasion or laser peeling.

Candidates: to find out if you are a good candidate for this kind of a procedure, you will need to take a good hard look at yourself. If you notice the advent of fine lines and wrinkles that are marring your features and making your skin look uneven even as the sagging is beginning to show up in some parts, then you may want to consider this treatment. You can also have a check up done at a dermatologist's office to ensure that you are a good candidate for this treatment. If you have acne or very dark hued skin, then you cannot qualify for this treatment. Also, this procedure cannot fix stretch marks.

Types of lasers: there are two kinds of lasers that are used in this treatment. The first is carbon dioxide or co2 lasers and the second is erbium lasers. While co2 lasers can deal with wrinkles, warts, and scars with short pulsed light concentrations, erbium laser resurfacing can remove the surface level and deeper lines and wrinkles with minimal burning as far as the surrounding tissue goes. This is a good method in case you have darker skin and the side effects are very mild. The side effects of the erbium laser resurfacing method consist of swelling and bruising while the recovery time is about two to three weeks.
So get ready to shine with sparkling skin that is not marred with any lines and scars, this summer!
Face the Summer With Laser Resurfacing for Your Skin
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Sir , I have dark spots of pimples ,hw can I remove them or hw to cure pimples with ayurvedic medicines ,plz ans.

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Sir ,
I have dark spots of pimples ,hw can I remove them or hw to cure pimples with ayurvedic medicines ,plz ans.
Acne skin care — Skin care is an important aspect of acne treatment. 1. Skin hygiene — Wash your face no more than twice daily using a gentle non-soap facial skin cleanser (eg, Cetaphil, foaming face wash, or Dove bar) and warm (not hot) water. Vigorous washing or scrubbing can worsen acne and damage the skin's surface. 2. Do not pick or squeeze pimples because this may worsen acne and cause skin pigmentation and scarring. 3. Sun protection — To minimize skin damage from the sun, avoid excessive sun exposure and use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem. Please consult me privately so that a proper solution and treatment plan can be made for your problem. You can book a private in person/text/audio/video appointment for further treatment as per your convenience. All the best.

I have black spot as well as pimple who should I get ride of in 15 days with or without medical.

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I have black spot as well as pimple who should I get ride of in 15 days with or without medical.
Acne skin care — Skin care is an important aspect of acne treatment. 1. Skin hygiene — Wash your face no more than twice daily using a gentle non-soap facial skin cleanser (eg, Cetaphil, foaming face wash, or Dove bar) and warm (not hot) water. Vigorous washing or scrubbing can worsen acne and damage the skin's surface. 2. Do not pick or squeeze pimples because this may worsen acne and cause skin pigmentation and scarring. 3. Sun protection — To minimize skin damage from the sun, avoid excessive sun exposure and use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem. Please consult me privately so that a proper solution and treatment plan can be made for your problem. You can book a private in person/text/audio/video appointment for further treatment as per your convenience. All the best.

I am a 25 year old female. I used to have a thick and lustrous hair .Recently I am having an heavy hair fall. Unable to predict its because I am undernourished or shampoo, or the change of water. Please help.

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I am a 25 year old female. I used to have a thick and lustrous hair .Recently I am having an heavy hair fall. Unable ...
Hair care- 1.Some forms of hair loss can be prevented by minimizing stress, eating a healthy diet and using sensible hairdressing techniques, and, if possible, switching to medications that do not cause hair loss 2.When you wash your hair, rinse it well and gently pat the hair dry with a towel. Keep your scalp clean. 3.Use a wide tooth comb. 4.Limit the use of blow dryers, rollers (curlers) , curling or straightening irons to prevent breaking the hair shafts. 5.After washing your hair with a shampoo and conditioner, just before you step out of the shower, rinse your hair with cold water for a couple of seconds. This will ensure that your hair cuticles are sealed and the moisture stays put in your hair. 6.If you’ve always wondered how to grow hair faster naturally, the first thing you need to do is trim your hair regularly. This will help keep away split ends that can make your hair look unhealthy and lifeless. Moreover, you should know that the more split ends, the bigger the chances of your hair breaking and falling More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem. Please consult me privately so that a proper solution and treatment plan can be made for your problem. You can book a private in person/text/audio/video appointment for further treatment as per your convenience. All the best.

I have hair lose problem at the centre of the head. Daily I loses around 40 hairs. Nd middle of head some area also seen like gap between hairs. Pls provide me solution to gain hair again on that part and stop loosing hair on daily bases.

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I have hair lose problem at the centre of the head. Daily I loses around 40 hairs. Nd middle of head some area also s...
Hair care- 1.Some forms of hair loss can be prevented by minimizing stress, eating a healthy diet and using sensible hairdressing techniques, and, if possible, switching to medications that do not cause hair loss 2.When you wash your hair, rinse it well and gently pat the hair dry with a towel. Keep your scalp clean. 3.Use a wide tooth comb. 4.Limit the use of blow dryers, rollers (curlers) , curling or straightening irons to prevent breaking the hair shafts. 5.After washing your hair with a shampoo and conditioner, just before you step out of the shower, rinse your hair with cold water for a couple of seconds. This will ensure that your hair cuticles are sealed and the moisture stays put in your hair. 6.If you’ve always wondered how to grow hair faster naturally, the first thing you need to do is trim your hair regularly. This will help keep away split ends that can make your hair look unhealthy and lifeless. Moreover, you should know that the more split ends, the bigger the chances of your hair breaking and falling More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem.

I have a lots of pimples on face nd they are from last 4 years. Please would you give me any solution?

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I have a lots of pimples on face nd they are from last 4 years. Please would you give me any solution?
Acne skin care — Skin care is an important aspect of acne treatment. 1. Skin hygiene — Wash your face no more than twice daily using a gentle non-soap facial skin cleanser (eg, Cetaphil, foaming face wash, or Dove bar) and warm (not hot) water. Vigorous washing or scrubbing can worsen acne and damage the skin's surface. 2. Do not pick or squeeze pimples because this may worsen acne and cause skin pigmentation and scarring. 3. Sun protection — To minimize skin damage from the sun, avoid excessive sun exposure and use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem.
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I am 21 years old I am irritating by dark spots and pimples on my face please suggest medicine.

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I am 21 years old I am irritating by dark spots and pimples on my face please suggest medicine.
Acne skin care — Skin care is an important aspect of acne treatment. 1. Skin hygiene — Wash your face no more than twice daily using a gentle non-soap facial skin cleanser (eg, Cetaphil, foaming face wash, or Dove bar) and warm (not hot) water. Vigorous washing or scrubbing can worsen acne and damage the skin's surface. 2. Do not pick or squeeze pimples because this may worsen acne and cause skin pigmentation and scarring. 3. Sun protection — To minimize skin damage from the sun, avoid excessive sun exposure and use a broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher. More elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assist in getting over your problem.

I have many pimple on face. I use many many creams and facewash but do not solve my problem.

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I have many pimple on face. I use many many creams and facewash but do not solve my problem.
See mere changing face wash and using creams will not help you in resolving the pimples you need to take proper treatment for it as no treatment can result in scaring and pigmentation. I would advise you to send a clinical picture of the face so that a treatment plan can be formulated acc to the need.

Hello doctor, My skin is sun sensitive. I'm neither dark nor fare but the problem is whenever I go under the sun and stayed up to 20-30 minutes my screen gets dark even after using 60spf lotion. Please suggest some best and easy solution. FYI I used to drink lots of water too. Thanks!

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Hello doctor,
My skin is sun sensitive. I'm neither dark nor fare but the problem is whenever I go under the sun and ...
For a sensitive skin you need proper sunprotectiona nd sunscreens only help if applied 15-20 minutes before exposure and depeending upon there type the effect last from 2 -3 hours then you need to reapply it. Secondly even after applying sunscreen its advisable for someone who has to stand a lot under sun to use physical protection like wearing a hat etc more elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assit in getting over your problem. Please consult me privately so that a proper solution and treatment plan can be made for your problem.

Daily Lemon+honey in warm water, 1 hour gym, 150 ml milk, 2 whole eggs cup of green tea. Weekly 3 times keshkanti oil massage and 3 times onion juice massage . Taking homeopathy medicines. No oily, junk and fried foods. Can these are helpful to get back my lost hair?

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Daily Lemon+honey in warm water, 1 hour gym, 150 ml milk, 2 whole eggs cup of green tea. Weekly 3 times keshkanti oil...
See all these will have effect on your physique you will feel more activ and fresh. When the mind and body is fit the hairs are also fine more elaborate guidance can be given on further discussions. I would be happy to help you and assit in getting over your problem. Please consult me privately so that a proper solution and treatment plan can be made for your problem.

She is of 4 month and she was fair when she born but now she is not fair her colour have been changed due to changing of place . So what to do to bring the fairness of baby.

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She is of 4 month and she was fair when she born but now she is not fair her colour have been changed due to changing...
She is too young to worry for all these amd as the child grows there will be change in colour so stop worrying. Also avoid mustard oil as it causes darknes of skin.

I am having rashes at under thighs portion due to summer and above the penis also, I had use veet hair removal creme there to remove the hair and then condition is so worst now, I am having problem in walking also, what should I do I don't know.

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I am having rashes at under thighs portion due to summer and above the penis also, I had use veet hair removal creme ...
You are suffering from fungal infection and on top of that you used a cream to remove hair which might have caused further damage to your skin. You need to take proper treatment for the same. Kindly consult in private so can give you proper treatment and till that time avoid wearing too tight clothings and avoid wetting the area.

I am 26 year old, the colour of my skin is becoming very dull what can I do. please suggest me.

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I am 26 year old, the colour of my skin is becoming very dull what can I do. please suggest me.
First you need to avoid sun exposure as sunlight is the main culprit in causing darkening of skin colour. Second avoid using 2 many cosmetics and over the counter beauty products they do more harm then good. As far as damage which is already done you need some medicines which will help you to get rid of the darkness. And start using a sunscreen.
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From two or three days when I comb my hair 15 to 20 hair fall down is it serious. Tell me best solution.

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From two or three days when I comb my hair 15 to 20 hair fall down is it serious. Tell me best solution.
Nope upto 50 hairs a day is normal just see that you are not applying too much force while doing comb and follow a healthy diet and lifestyle.
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