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SRM Hospitals

General Surgeon Clinic

No 68, Thambiah Road, West Mambalam. Landmark: Opposite Pothys, Chennai Chennai
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SRM Hospitals is known for housing experienced General Surgeons. Dr. Abdur Rahim, a well-reputed General Surgeon, practices in Chennai. Visit this medical health centre for General Surgeons recommended by 45 patients.

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Myths and Facts About Botox!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology, F.C.P.S.(Dermatology, Venereology & Leprosy), Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD), DNB (Dermatology)
Dermatologist, Pune
Myths and Facts About Botox!

Botox is a wrinkle treatment, but is used for treating a range of medical conditions. It has been in use for well over 18 years and is considered to be safe when performed under the guidance of a medical practitioner. Apart from aesthetics, a range of other facial, migraine and dermatological problems can be addressed by Botox.

Myth #1

Botox limits facial expression: The primary objective of a Botox treatment is to enhance the look of a person and not the contrary. When administered by a skilled physician, you can still smile and animate like before. Botox in no way affects the sensory nerve. The muscle beneath the point of injection gets relaxed and remains active. The apprehension of limited facial activity is baseless.

Myth #2

Botox travel through your body: This again is a myth. Botox diffuses not more than 1cm into the skin. Due to its localized nature, it does not affect any other parts of the body other than the intended area.

Myth #3

Botox has toxic content: Botox, like any other drug, is safe when taken under supervision. Like other drugs, it too gets scanned by the drug regulatory authorities. It is neither dangerous nor contains any toxic substance.

Myth #4

Dermal fillers involve intense pain: Dermal fillers are not as painful as advocated by many people out there. It does have its fair share of discomfort but a medical practitioner always uses a topical anesthetic and other anxiety related medications during the treatment.

Myth #5

Downtime for Botox is fairly long: Botox is known as the afternoon injection for its convenience and easy procedure. Botox procedure has no downtime at all. Doctors often suggest against lying down for a good 2-3 hours after the injection. Dermal fillers might result in minor swelling but there are medicines to counter that too.

Myth #6

Botox is permanent in nature: Botox effects lasts for 4-6months. For people who take Botox shots regularly, it tends to last longer. 

Myth #7

Dermal fillers and Botox are the same: While people these days use them interchangeably, they are not the same. For instance, Botox lessens the effect of wrinkles by relaxing the facial muscle whereas dermal fillers add volume to the tissue and restores the muscle.

Myth #8

Botox is applied only when Facial lines are visible: This is not necessarily true. If the family of an individual has a history of facial lines, it makes sense to start Botox for facial line prevention. This delays the actual facial line appearance and requires fewer Botox shots going forward.

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Brest Examination - Know The Frequency

MBBS, MD - Obstetrtics & Gynaecology, DNB, Fellowship in Infertility
Gynaecologist, Mumbai
Brest Examination - Know The Frequency

A breast examination is a way of detecting early changes that may find lumps of other growth in the breast. This is a manual form of examination that may be carried out by the doctor or even by the patient. This kind of examination helps in detecting the onset of breast cancer and helps in successful treatment of the same. It is an essential screening strategy that all women must go through. Let us cast a glance on the various details regarding this examination, and also how frequently it must be conducted.

  1. Age: Women who have reached the age of 18 are said to have matured physically and sexually. They should perform this examination once they have reached the said age in order to detect any anomalies in the way the physical changes occur in the breast tissue.
  2. Procedure: One should begin by looking at one's reflection in the mirror to find any rashes or dimpling in the breasts. The shape, size and colour of the breasts and nipples must also be studied so as to check for any anomalies. Inverted nipples, redness and soreness must also be reported to the doctor. Once you are done checking the visuals, you can raise your arms and look for any changes. Then, you will need to lie down and feel your breasts by using a circular motion. The finger pads must be used in order to check for any lumps. One must start from the centre and move the breasts sideways. Any wet and slippery feeling must be reported to the doctor immediately.
  3. Pressure: During the breast examination, you must use light pressure for the skin and tissue that lie beneath the breasts, while medium to moderate pressure should be used for the middle portion of the breasts. One must use a firm hand to check the tissue that lies at the back of the breasts, near the rib cage.
  4. Frequency: One must get into the habit of conducting a breast examination at least once a fortnight or once a month, without fail. You can also go to the gynaecologist for an examination in case you are not confident of conducting it on your own with proper movements and accuracy. You may also journalise your breast examination findings.
  5. Menstrual Cycles: When you are going through your menstrual cycle or period, it is important to remember that your breasts can become tender just before or after the start of the cycle. So, do not panic if you think you have found a lump or any other growth at this time. It is best to check again after a week and then visit the doctor about checking the same.
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Hello sir my face is full of black heads and my skin is black colour please help me to remove my black heads and glow my skin colour how to fair my colour skin.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD), DDV, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Pune
Hello sir my face is full of black heads and my skin is black colour please help me to remove my black heads and glow...
Every day apply glyco A 12% cream for haif an hour and wash with plain water after sunset. Then apply any moisturiser that suits you. Mild irritation may occur, do not worry. Do this for one month.
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Sometimes when work I get rashes or redness between my legs and intimate parts. I used a lot of petroleum jelly. Is there something better I can use. This only occurs during summer and then I sweat.

MPH
General Physician, Dehradun
Sometimes when work I get rashes or redness between my legs and intimate parts. I used a lot of petroleum jelly. Is t...
Just clean areas of rash use good tacom powder to avoid wet congestion Try to reduce your weight to 76 kg.
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Can you suggest a skin lightening cream to restore the colour of your skin? I've tanned my face over the years and want to restore my original skin colour back.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD), DDV, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Pune
Can you suggest a skin lightening cream to restore the colour of your skin? I've tanned my face over the years and wa...
Apply glyco A 12%cream for half an hour after sunset and wash with water. Then at bedtime apply malalumin cream on face and leave overnight for 2-3 mths.
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Every morning I awake I see my face become oily which face wash good for me? please suggest me

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Haridwar
Every morning I awake I see my face become oily which face wash good for me? please suggest me
Apply kanti lep with gulab jal use like face pack And Do yoga daily And Take khadirarishta syrp 3 spoon two time a day after meal And Consult online first.
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I am using no scars cream now please tell me the side effects of this cream YouTube said that this cream was not good at all for skin. And also say its uses.

MBBS, DNB(Skin & VD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
I am using no scars cream now please tell me the side effects of this cream YouTube said that this cream was not good...
Hello, If you will use no scar cream for long duration it will cause thinning of skin. Skin will be more allergic. There will be itching redness n burning. It can cause acne eruption and more hair growth on face. Don't use it.
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The little finger on my toe has swollen and has developed a corn like skin. It hurts when I wear any kind of shoes and is very uncomfortable. It feels normal when I take of my shoes though the skin feels hard.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
The little finger on my toe has swollen and has developed a corn like skin. It hurts when I wear any kind of shoes an...
Homeopathy is the best bet for corns. You can easily cure corns with homeopathic medicines and avoid an unnecessary surgery. In fact, so many patients who had got surgeries done earlier and were again reporting recurrence were treated successfully. The advantages of the homeopathic treatment for corns is that it is very easy to take. You can take the homeopathic pills on the go. These homeopathic remedies for corns do not have any side effects at all. At the same time, Homeopathy is economical and you do not have to submit yourself to the surgeon’s knife. You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance and permanent cure without any side effects.
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Hlo mam Mra accident hua thaa aaj se do saal pehle uska thoda sa scars h face pr pleeg hlp me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
Hlo mam Mra accident hua thaa aaj se do saal pehle uska thoda sa scars h face pr pleeg hlp me.
Dear lybrate-user You may apply Aloe vera daiky twice on your face for twenty minutes and after that wash it. It is a natural scar removal remedy due to its anti-inflammatory.
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I am a 24 year male. Earlier I had fairer complexion, but now a days my skin has become dark. So which is the best skin lightening products or medicines I could use.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
I am a 24 year male. Earlier I had fairer complexion, but now a days my skin has become dark. So which is the best sk...
The first and foremost step to lighten your complexion includes avoiding too much sun exposure. Typically, the skin darkens when exposed to sunlight because it produces a substance, called melanin, to protect itself from the harmful solar radiation. Melanin is the pigment that gives color to our hair, eyes, and skin. And the more melanin your skin makes, the darker your skin becomes. Its also great to use sunscreen every time you go outside. As far as lightening products, you can try creams and soaps that contain kojic acid, glutathione, aplha-arbutin, licorice extract, mulberry extract, and Vitamins C, E, and B3.
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I have a pimples on my face. I have tried a many facewash creams but its not cure. So pls tell me how to overcome from this problem.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
I have a pimples on my face. I have tried a many facewash creams but its not cure. So pls tell me how to overcome fro...
Be patient. Acne improves slowly even with the most powerful treatments from your doctor. Do not expect much improvement in the first few weeks of any treatment. Do not pick! Discipline yourself not to pick your spots, as this may encourage scarring. Wash carefully. Wash the affected area twice a day with a pH-balanced, unperfumed soap. Avoid facial scrubs and abrasive cleansers, which might increase the inflammation of the skin and make scarring more likely. Consider a zinc supplement. Chemical peels can be helpful in some cases of acne with many blocked pores, and for acne scars. It is important to seek professional advice if you are considering trying a chemical peel to avoid side effects.
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I have hit on breast, 4 days ago. Take medicine and oil ment. But I don't relief pain. What should I do?

Doctor of Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Raipur
Get some ice packs done on affected area for two three times, ten minutes each time. If symptoms persists you personally consult a Doctor, Get well soon.
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Hi, sometime I have a fair complexion and sometime its too dull. I used dipsalic n melacare creme but I heard its very harmful for skin so I just need to stop please suggest me any good creme for getting fair complexion and not side effect all the time.

MBBS, MD-DNB
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Hi, sometime I have a fair complexion and sometime its too dull. I used dipsalic n melacare creme but I heard its ver...
Please stop using dipsalic and melacare cream immediately. There might be some worsening of skin colour after stopping these creams. Use a sunscreen of SPF 30 and consult your dermatologist for any cosmetic treatment like chemical peels.
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Is normal skin can use betnovate c for dark complexion. Is it good r bad. I am using this from one month I didn't get any side effects. But it lightened my skin tone. Shall I continue this or it is harmful to skin.

Bachelor of Unani Medicine and Surgery (B.U.M.S)
Ayurveda, Kanpur
Is normal skin can use betnovate c for dark complexion. Is it good r bad. I am using this from one month I didn't get...
I know you can not change mentality of social aura. but really colour of skin is such an issue or just a stage of mind. i just wrote you because i know you will keep on changing creams to get fair skin but please be glow in skin take fruits and healthy food.
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I am 30 now my face skin colour is getting dull is there any natural way to avoid it.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD), DDV, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Pune
I am 30 now my face skin colour is getting dull is there any natural way to avoid it.
Firstly do not srub your face frequently use sutaible fce wash apply daily sunscreen and moisturiser do not use any home remedy opn your face.
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Suffering from allergy having red spots in neck may be fungus. Pls suggest good treatment with cream.

BHMS
Homeopath,
Suffering from allergy having red spots in neck may be fungus. Pls suggest good treatment with cream.
If you want to cure your allergy then you need to do homoeopathic treatment. Only by long term homoeopathic treatment this is completely curable. Otherwise if you wants to cure it by applying ointment or taking anti-allergic drug it will suppress and can cause bronchial asthma, gastritis etc. Soo do homoeopathic treatment. U can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation.
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Hi am 29. My Scalp looks good but when I knead or massage I used to dead skin/flakes coming out of skin. I have this condition since 4 + years and used many shampoos and medicines prescribed by doctor without fail. Nothing works as now and in my family no one have bald head including grand father. I am very much worried as I almost lost my temples and center region hair. Can any one help?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Hi am 29. My Scalp looks good but when I knead or massage I used to dead skin/flakes coming out of skin. I have this ...
Change your shampoo into a baby shampoo. Avoid taking iodized salt. Hot oil massage with olive oil+ coconut oil. Apply natural henna powder dipped in liquor of tea overnight, next day add whole egg, curd,10 ml coconut oil, few drops of lemon juice, apply it on scalp, after drying rinse thoroughly do not use shampoo on that day. Do it once in a week. With this you need proper homeopathic treatment. The thing your having in scalp are fungal infection I think. Soo it should be corrected. U can contact me through Lybrate in private consultation.
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Hello, Greetings! I am 21 year old female, I have dark circle problem, I wear glasses because my eye sight is weak, but I don't know why I have these dark circles, it makes me look weak and dull, I have used veda earth under eye oil under my eyes, I used cucumber and many remedies but they don't seem to lighten. Can you please help me regarding this Thank you and hope to hear from you soon. :-)

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hello,
Greetings!
I am 21 year old female, I have dark circle problem, I wear glasses because my eye sight is weak, b...
Spectacles do not cause dark circles, as far as I know. Some heavy frame specs may sit on the skin under eyelids and and on the nose causing pressure, which may cause some spots. One of the things that you can do is get contact lenses. If not going for contact lenses, then try to remove the specs periodically. You may also try 1.Applying some light harmless facials like milk cream, sandal paste etc once in a while when taking rest will rejuvenate the skin. 2.Avoid studying/partying/staying up late at night. 3.Take breaks between studies. 4.You can try applying cucumber slices on your eyes when you have time to relax and close your eyes. 5.Mix turmeric powder with pine apple juice and apply regularly. 6.Apply a mixture of lemon and potato juice twice a day. 7.Dip the cotton in rose water or cold water and apply smoothly under your eyes for few minutes. 8.Try to increase intake of vitamin A rich foods. 9.Cucumber and potato are best for dark circle removal. So you can either slice or make a juice and apply it daily when going to sleep. 10.Don't strain your eyes by looking at computer/TV/laptop for long times.
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Tips To Get Healthy Skin!

MBBS
General Physician,
Tips To Get Healthy Skin!

Causes For Skin Damage:

1. Lack of hydration

2. Smoking

3. Sun damage

4. Lack of exercise

5. Bad eating habits

Feed your skin the right food and it will respond with that lovely look you want :)

How to get healthy skin:

1. Minimal makeup: Ladies, can you please minimize makeup usage? It is really not necessary to always use a blush, concealer, foundation, mousse or whatever it is. It may add a fine coating to your skin making it glowing skin, but what about your real skin? Is it really glowing? No matter how expensive the brand is, it damages your skin to a large extent. We are not asking you to throw them off your shelf; keep those away for special days. The rest of the days, tone and moisturize your skin, use sunscreen. Let your skin breathe.

2. Face cleansing: This has been told by all beauty experts umpteen times when asked how to maintain healthy skin. Even if you are too tired after a long party, cleanse all dirt and makeup from your skin. Your face needs to be cleared of all the chemicals in makeup. The makeup acts as a tight mask on your face keeping your facial pores clogged. If you go to bed with all these makeup on, you’ll wake up the next morning with a huge embarrassing pimple.

3. Slather on sunscreen: Sunscreen is a must for your skin. The rays of the sun are harmful beyond thoughts. Skin cancer, premature aging, skin rashes all of these are caused when your skin gets too much exposure to the sun without any protection.

4. Exfoliating face: All the healthy skin tips for women say that you should exfoliate your face at least twice a week. Scrubbing your face will rid your facial skin of all the dead cells that might have clogged your pored leading to acne breakouts, blackheads and whiteheads. Scrubbing your face will also improve your complexion, adds a glow to your skin and also clears your skin of all toxins. Don’t keep your skin scrubbing daily, it will make your skin look even drier.

5. Moisturize: Yes, other than keeping yourself internally hydrated, also use a good moisturizer to feed your skin. Moisturizers do not add a great deal of moisture by themselves but they lock in the present moisture and are hence essential to keep your skin hydrated. After a bath, make it a routine to moisturize your face daily to keep it hydrated. 

6. Water: Water forms the major portion of our body. It is recommended to drink 10 - 15 glasses of water everyday to keep you healthy and free from aliments. Drink enough water throughout the day to keep your skin hydrated. Do not allow your skin to feel thirsty. For a soft, supple and dewy look, water is a must. Follow this diet regime for a healthy skin and cut down on all fried and unhealthy fatty foods. Following are the benefits of water therapy : a) permanent glow b) removes toxic material and c) keeps your skin and body hydrated.

7. Eat proper food to get healthy skin: Food provides life to your skin. Everything you eat in your everyday life contributes to a healthy skin. Only that you have to cut out on some and add some more:

a. Vitamin C rich foods: Have fruits and veggies rich in Vitamin C. Vitamin C manufactures collagen that is responsible for the firmness of your skin. So you quite well understand that lack of vitamin C in your diet will lead to the formation of wrinkles at an early age. Vitamin C is also an anti-oxidant that prevents collagen damage. High vitamin C foods include bell peppers, dark leafy greens, kiwifruit, broccoli, berries, citrus fruits, tomatoes, peas, and papayas.

b. Vitamin A: Who doesn’t want a smooth complexion? We all do, but for that we don’t need to spend thousands of bucks when we have the solution in our refrigerator. All red, orange and green leafy veggies are rich sources of beta-carotene (a form of Vitamin A). It is necessary for cell formation and therefore your skin surface stays smooth and touchable. Carotenoids also protect skin from sun. Turnips, sweet potatoes, carrots, spinach, squash all of these are rich sources of Vit A.

c. Healthy fats: Nuts are fatty and are not good for health; that is a misconception. Of course nuts are fatty, but they are filled with healthy omega-3 fatty acids. This falls under that healthy category of fats that is essential for us. Have a handful of almonds and walnuts daily for a supple looking clear skin. Flax seeds are another good option to consume omega-3 fats. If you are a non-vegetarian, have salmon atleast twice a week. This fish is also rich in omega-3 fats.The oil you cook your food in should also be taken care of. Switch over to olive oil which is a rich source of mono-unsaturated fats.

d. Tomatoes: Tomatoes doesn’t need a very special mention when it comes to healthy facial skin. They contain a magical ingredient called lypocene which is an anti-oxidant that helps fight old age. It can keep your skin at bay from all old age signs like wrinkles, dark spots and patches or saggy skin.

e. Zinc and iron: Eggs, lean meat, oysters and cereals supply a good mount of zinc and iron to your body that imparts that much wanted celeb like glow. Zinc helps in cell production and natural weariness of dead cells giving your face a fresh look. Iron is needed to carry oxygen through the body that gives a blushy glow to your face.

f. Fibers: If you are the one suffering from acne often, its time you think of including fiber-rich foods in your diet. One of the reasons for acne breakouts is indigestion. And the best solution discovered so far to improve your digestive system is having foods rich in fiber. Having whole-grain breads, brown rice, apples, bananas, oatmeal are proved solution to minimize acne.

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