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Swaroop Skin & Hair Care Clinic

Dermatologist Clinic

No.146/207, Ramana Towers, R K Mutt Road, Mandaveli. Landmark: Near To Mandaveli Bus Diport, Chennai Chennai
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Swaroop Skin & Hair Care Clinic Dermatologist Clinic No.146/207, Ramana Towers, R K Mutt Road, Mandaveli. Landmark: Near To Mandaveli Bus Diport, Chennai Chennai
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Swaroop Skin & Hair Care Clinic is known for housing experienced Dermatologists. Dr. Smita Ummatt, a well-reputed Dermatologist, practices in Chennai. Visit this medical health centre for Dermatologists recommended by 89 patients.

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Acne

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
Acne

Acne or blemishes is one of the most common skin problems faced by people and has the potential to cause permanent scarring physically as well as mentally. It is not a disorder of just teenagers anymore as we are seeing more and more adults also presenting with it.


 

It usually affects the most visible part of our body, i. E. The face but may also be seen over the chest and the back. These are the areas of our bodies that are rich in sebum producing glands.


 

In a nutshell, a few simple steps occur that cause skin blemishes.


 

1st acne occurs when pores become blocked.

2nd, the normal dead skin cells that combine with your body’s natural sebum oil as it drains through the skin’s surface become clogged in these blocked pores. This substance becomes somewhat sticky, further clogging the passageway.


 

3rd bacteria begins to grow around these clogged areas. As a normal reaction your, your body’s white blood cells attack the bacteria, fighting it and pushing it out of the body.


 

4th, the resulting growths during this 14-day to 21-day battle are what are commonly referred to as blemishes, pimples or acne.


 

For people with acne prone skin:

  1. Avoid use of too many creams, lotions, moisturizers, oils on your face.

  2. Use only gel forms of sunscreen which are non comedogenic.

  3. Picking of acne with nails: complete no-no. (unless you want to carry their memory in the form of scars forever!)

  4. Make sure you get treatment from a qualified dermatologist whenever you have break outs.

  5. Always remove make up before sleeping.

  6. If you have any of these along with recurrent acne- excess hair on the face, menstrual irregularities, weight gain, hair loss over scalp, you may be having polycystic ovarian syndrome. Consult with an endocrinologist at the earliest.

  7. Never use steroids (such as betnovate, momate, lobate etc.) over your face, unless prescribed by a qualified dermatologist.


 

Do not let acne lower your self esteem. Consult with a dermatologist and regain your confidence!

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Fungal Nail Infection And it's Treatment!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Bangalore
Fungal Nail Infection And it's Treatment!

Nail fungus is a very common problem. Symptoms include inflammation, swelling, yellowing, thickening or crumbling of the nail. It is usually not painful, unless the infection spreads. If left untreated, nail fungus can cause cracking, splitting and even complete loss of the nail. The good news is that nail fungus is curable and can be treated very easily. There are many specialized treatments required for bringing quickest recovery. Most people think that medications are the only solution in this regard, but this is not true as there are many therapies that are needed along with medicines so that speed of recovery can be boosted to a great extent.

Treatments for fungal nail infections:

  1. Antifungal medications: Nails are first tested thoroughly in order to get the confirmation about nail fungus. Both growth and reproduction of fungal cells are prevented by consuming these medications. Some of these medicines are used for topical or external application while others are taken orally. Some of the physicians suggest continuing, both types of medicines simultaneously for getting more powerful effects and quick recovery. However, there are a few probable side-effects that occur while taking these medicines and these include loss in taste, rashes, diarrhoea, itching, headache and others.
  2. Using antifungal nail-paint: Nowadays, you can use antifungal nail-paints so that the deepest layer of the nail can be well treated and infected parts can be healed quickly. But you have to continue the usage for a few months, or else, you will not be able to get the desirable results.
  3. Laser treatment: This treatment is one of the most powerful ones and can treat your infected nail with greater speed and accuracy. Light energy in high doses is used for treating nail infection in this case. The above treatments are really quite helpful, and you can choose any of them as per your necessity, preference and affordability.

Things you can do at home:

  1. Keep your hands and feet clean and dry
  2. Wear well fitting shoes made of natural materials and clean cotton socks, these will allow your feet to "breathe"
  3. Clip your nails to keep them short, use a separate pair of clippers or scissors for the infected nail
  4. Don't share towels and socks with other people, and ensure your towels are washed regularly
  5. Don't walk around barefoot in public pools, showers, and locker rooms, special shower shoes are available to protect your feet
  6. Consider replacing old footwear as it could be the source of the infection
  7. Treat athlete's foot as soon as possible to avoid the infection spreading to your nails
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Factors Which Make You Prone to Acne

MD - Alternate Medicine, MBBS
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Factors Which Make You Prone to Acne

Unhealthy eating habits, dust and pollution wreck a havoc to the skin and has become a major worry for many.

For many, skin problem is one of the most persistent problems and it is imperative to take care of skin to avoid skin disorders. Various factors, such as pollution, smoking, eating processed food and a sedentary lifestyle contribute to unhealthy skin.

Skin issues can be really stressful. But right skincare treatment can help in controlling a lot of problems. Just by sticking to 6 simple ways, you can keep your skin healthy:

  1. Sun protection: Constant exposure to sun rays can cause a host of skin problems, such as skin cancer, wrinkles and age spots. The main culprits are the ultraviolet rays of the sun, which can cause damage to the skin when it is exposed. Using sunscreen and protective clothing can help protect the skin against UV rays.

  2. Stress management: Stress can trigger the skin sensitivity, which causes it to be acne prone. Thus, managing stress is beneficial for maintaining a healthy skin.

  3. Smoking: Smoking narrows the blood vessels in the skin that deliver oxygen and nutrients. Hence, it should be avoided to limit these problems.

  4. Regular exercise and hydration: Regular cardio exercises, such as jogging and swimming, pump the blood that carry nutrients and oxygen to the skin. Exercise causes loss of water in the body, which needs to be replenished. Water keeps the skin healthy and prevents skin problems such as acne and dry skin.

  5. Collagen supplements: These collagen supplements, especially in peptide form, considerable reduces wrinkles and will keep your skin firm and resilient.

  6. Intake of antioxidants: Exposure to the sun, pollution and other environmental factors give rise to free radicals in the skin. These free radicals damage cells in the skin by oxidation. Foods rich in antioxidants are fruits and vegetables can limit the damage caused by free radicals.

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I have skin fungal infection on my hand and chest what would be the medicine for it?

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
I have skin fungal infection on my hand and chest what would be the medicine for it?
Apply epderm skin cream. Eat tablet gandhak rasayana twice daily after food for 15 days. Eat capsule candiforce 100 mg twice daily after food for 5 days.
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There's a lot big pores on my face can you suggest me any Cream or something to reduce it?

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
There's a lot big pores on my face can you suggest me any Cream or something to reduce it?
Hello Lybrate User, Excess sebum, along with dirt and bacteria, tends to clog the pores. To make matters worse, blackheads tend to make pores more visible and look even larger. There are many causes behind enlarged pore such as, sun exposure, age factors, genetics, excessive oil production, etc. Follow this tips to reduce facial pores - * Use only gentle, water soluble cleansers. * Use water based, oil free moisturizers. * Don’t use products that have drying or skin irritating ingredients, as they provoke more oil production directly in the pores. *Take proper care of your skin. * Protect your skin from sun damage and exfoliate once or twice a week to remove excess oil, dirt, and dead skin cells. * Ice - Ice works as a simple and effective home remedy to help shrink large pores due to its skin tightening effect. It is often used to minimize enlarged pores before applying makeup. It will also stimulate circulation and promote healthier skin. - Wrap a few ice cubes in a clean washcloth and hold it on your skin for 15 to 30 seconds. Do this a few times daily. You can reduce the frequency of use when you see improvement. Take care.
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Doctor I M Faijan m a 20 year old Bt my beard not come on my face m vary sad nd guilty to with my friends. please suggest mi on good medicine to grow a fast beard on my face. please doctor help I wait your Ans. Tnyu.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Doctor I M Faijan m a 20 year old Bt my beard not come on my face m vary sad nd guilty to with my friends. please sug...
Hello Lybrate User, Here are few tips to grow facial hair faster - * make sure you sleep well as this will help repair your damaged skin cells and promote beard growth. * Keep your skin clean, it encourages small hair to grow. * Avoid smoking to increase facial hair growth. * Amla oil / Castor oil is one of the natural remedies to increase facial hair. Massage with amla oil / Castor oil and leave for 15 - 20 minutes. Rinse with cold water and then clean the face. * Drink plenty of water and eat healthy and nutritious food. Take care.
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Oily Skin - Homeopathic Treatment for it!

Diploma in Gastroenterology, Diploma In Pulmonary Medicine , MSCP, BHMS, SVD( skin and veneral diseases)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
Oily Skin - Homeopathic Treatment for it!

Homeopathy is a branch of traditional medicine that aims to cure diseases and disorders by focusing on causal factors. Homeopathic treatment comes to your aid for all your big and small problems alike. If you are part of the league that suffers from oily skin, homeopathy will be your answer. In most cases, oily skin doesn't lead to severe health issues, but it does cause inconvenience. It makes you feel sticky and smudgy, leading to a loss of confidence.

Homeopathic cures to keep oil on the skin at bay

Natrum mur: A good homeopath will administer this medicine only after having inquired a litany of things about your constitution. A homeopathic preparation varies from person to person depending upon the constitution of their body.   If you have oily skin, you are prone to pore - clogging, acne, pimples and pockmarks. Natrum Mur efficiently deals with these problems. It helps in removing excess oil from the pores, making your skin glow at the same time. Prescription of this medicine is based on symptoms like inability to cope with difficulties, nervousness, intolerance to heat exposure, and an agitated disposition.

Psorinum: Your greasy skin often casts a shadow on your natural complexion. Oily skin makes you look exhausted at all times of the day. You can benefit from Psorinum as it deals with the overactive
sebaceous glands, cleans the pores of your skin, treats pimples and also fights dark patches. People who sweat profusely and suffer from body odor problems or people susceptible to cold are usually advised to take this medicine.

Silicea and kali bromatum: Excess oil secretion often leads to the development of pus containing acne or pimples. These pimples, when diminish, may leave permanent or long lasting marks on your face. Scars and marks further result in pigmentation. Such problems can take a huge toll on your psychological health, leading you to be overly concerned about the way you look or losing interest in self appearance. In this regard, Silicea and Kali Bromatum can work wonders for your oily skin and its resultant effects.

Berberis aquifolium: No amount of make up can mar the appeal of clear skin. If you have oily skin, you are likely to face dullness. Since dirt easily settles on a greasy skin, it can make you look darker than usual. Berberis Aquifolium is an unparalleled medication in homeopathy that treats the above conditions without any side effects.

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Psoriasis - How Ayurveda Helps to Treat it?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmedabad
Psoriasis - How Ayurveda Helps to Treat it?

Psoriasis can be defined as a skin condition, which is caused due to autoimmune disorders within the body. This is a condition where the skin on the body develops raised and dry areas which are reddish in colour while also being bordered by silvery scales. 

Treatment of psoriasis in Ayurveda: Ayurveda has a different slant to conventional medicine with regards to the treatment of psoriasis. According to Ayurveda, it is the impurities in the blood, which cause the immune system to react adversely and cause this condition. Ayurveda concentrates on treating the underlying problems through the combination of changes in diet, home remedies and certain medications to treat this disorder. Some of them are mentioned below:

Changes in diet which will help purify the symptoms
Some advice that is usually given to patients to clean up their diet and include certain other items are as follows:

  1. Avoid spicy food and try to eat food, which can be easily broken down within the digestive system
  2. Inclusion of more fruits and fruit juices in your diet
  3. Also include vegetables and also have a mix of boiled vegetables daily.
  4. It is better to avoid animal products such as animal fats, eggs, canned and processed foods from your diet.
  5. Regular consumption of butter milk and curd are known to be very good in blood purification and thus should be consumed in large quantities. 

Some Ayurvedic tips and ingredients, which can help treat psoriasis

Other tips that can be implemented as skin applications to treat psoriasis are as follows: 

  1. Use avocado oil to rub on the affected areas as it is known to be an effective treatment when applied long term.
  2. Ensure that the skin is always moisturized by applying a soft, cream or gel.
  3. Periodic baths in sea water if possible is also good for lessening the symptoms of psoriasis.
  4. Aloe vera cream applied specifically on the patches is known to also lessen them overtime.

Few other tips to follow:

  1. Get into deep breathing and meditation to ensure that your body and mind are relaxed as this is very important during the healing process
  2. Expose the affected areas of your skin to mild sunlight for about half an hour daily as it is known to improve symptoms.
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Hello Doctor, I have pigmentation like brown spot on face. I have tried melalite cream but ended with no effect. Kindly assist what can be done. Regards, Riddhi.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hello Doctor,
I have pigmentation like brown spot on face. I have tried melalite cream but ended with no effect.
Kind...
Hello Lybrate User, Dark spots, patches and other marks on the face may be due to excess secretion of melanin on the skin. Take homeopatic treatment, there many good remedies available to prevent and get rid from pigmentation, homeo remedies also may reduce the appearance of spots and other blemishes on your face, along with follow this -* Do not exfoliate skin if you have an open wounds, lesions. * Protect your skin from sun's harmful ultraviolet rays by applying sunscreen lotion. * Drink plenty of water and keep your body hydrated. * Take a balanced and healthy diet which contains essential vitamins and minerals to maintain healthy skin. * Apply a good moisturizer regularly on your skin to prevent dryness. * Do not use too much of make-up products loaded with chemicals. For homeopatic treatment you can consult me on lybrate privately. Take care.
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I'm suffering from hair loss. So please say the correct solution for this problem.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I'm suffering from hair loss. So please say the correct solution for this problem.
Follow these best methods for treatment of hair fall • Add protein containing items in your foods for healthy hair growth such as take a bowl of cereal daily and a glass of milk or 100 gm cheese or 1-2 eggs. . • Stress is one of the main cause of hair fall.To reduce hairfall , Practice Yogasana like SHIRSHASANA and SARWANGASANA only under the guidance of Expert. • you can use MAHABHRINGRAJ TEL of BAIDYANATH COMPANY and apply it 3 times in a week massage your scalp for 10 to 15 minutes daily .It increases blood circulation in your scalp and enhances hair growth. • Avoid the excess use of products such as hair colours or shampoo as they cause destruction of hair follicles. * Take Vitamin-E rich foods like dry fruits ( Almonds,Pista etc) daily. * Apply the egg yolk to the scalp atleast once a week.It gives nourishment to hair root and enhances hair growth. You can take HAIR REGROW Pack for more medicine treatment.
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Chemical Peels: All You Will Ever Need to Know!

Chemical Peels: All You Will Ever Need to Know!

Chemical peels can improve the skin's appearance. In this treatment, a chemical solution is applied to the skin, which makes it "blister" and eventually peel off. The new skin is usually smoother and less wrinkled than the old skin.

Chemical peels can be done on the face, neck, or hands.

After the chemical peel treatment, the face looks fresher and smoother because the new skin is exposed. Chemical peels for face range from light to deep, depending on the skin type

Chemical peel benefits are numerous. It improves the appearance of the following:

  • Fine lines in the under-eye area and around the lips
  • Loose skin due to aging and sun damage
  • Light scars, if any exist on face
  • Skin tone
  • Acne
  • Dark patches on skin caused by pregnancy
  • Sun-related freckles and spots

Possible Complications:

  1. Skin Redness
  2. Itching

However, the changes are transient and subsidise within hours.

What Does a Chemical Peel Do?

A chemical peel gets rid of imperfections on the face and neck, and makes wrinkles and acne scars less noticeable. It is not a question of do chemical peels work, but how well. One chemical peel session will not make the skin perfectly smooth; it will require several sessions to get the best results.

Before deciding to go for the treatment, it would be best to take time to understand and see what the chemical peel results will look like. The best way to do this is to consult with a good dermatologist and ask about what to expect.

If there is one thing for sure, chemical peel treatments are super effective at what they do...

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Hi. I am 30 year old woman. I have 5 year old daughter, my skin colour wheatish but after delivery my skin become very dark day by day. And from last month it's noticeable. Please suggest something. Why it happening and what I can do.

MBBS, P. G. Diploma in Dermatology Venerology & Leprosy (D. D. V. L )
Dermatologist, Moga
Hi. I am 30 year old woman. I have 5 year old daughter, my skin colour wheatish but after delivery my skin become ver...
Use SKINBLESS LITE CREAM at night and Sunclip sunscreen in the morning, One capsule of Antoxid HC once a day in the morning, Rejuglo face wash twice a day, Contact after I month of treatment if any problem
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Know More About Hair Loss

MD - Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath, Noida
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How to get rid of dandruff. I am suffering it for a long time. Please suggest easy remedies.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
How to get rid of dandruff. I am suffering it for a long time. Please suggest easy remedies.
Hi Lybrate user Dandruff occura due to excessive sebum production over the scalp 1. Avoid too much oiling of the scalp 2. Use a ketoconazole based shampoo every alternate day for atleast 2 weeks if it still does not improve get it checked by a dermatologist to rule out any other skin problem which may look like dandruff. Hope this helps.
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Dear Doctor I'm a 19 years old guy and have many kinds of issues such as dandruff, pimples, constipation and gas forming in stomach. I tried my things but only controls for a few days. I'm feeling shame to say that I don't drink water too much neither like to eat vegetables. Please help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Dear Doctor I'm a 19 years old guy and have many kinds of issues such as dandruff, pimples, constipation and gas form...
Please note that the disease you are mentioning are a result for your not taking proper diet/care of your body. Avoid sedentary life/junk-foods/night watching Take balance diet Drink water according to your thirst/4-6 glasses daily Take a seasonal fruit daily. Take Nux vom 30 - thrice daily 4 pills for next 10 days Continue treatment.
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Hii doctor, I am pinky using melacare from past 4 years  i got good complexion looking so fair, now my skin getting thin, wn I leave this cream m going loose my complexion. I want to leave this cream without loosing my colour  and any side effect pls help me begg m mentally depressed,

BHMS, Masters in Homeopathic Philosophy
Homeopath, Navi Mumbai
Hii doctor, I am pinky using melacare from past 4 years  i got good complexion looking so fair, now my skin getting t...
Apply home made lotion on fave Combination of glycerin smallwhole bottle +half bottle of gulabrai+5-6 drops of lemon.
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Hi I have skin problem Plus 1 month back I am getting Pita problem also pls suggest me good medicine. Thanks

MD - Alternate Medicine, PGDIP.IN GERIATRIC CARE, Post Graduate Diploma in Holistic Healthcare
Ayurveda, Balasore
Hi I have skin problem Plus 1 month back I am getting Pita problem also pls suggest me good medicine. Thanks
Hi lybrate-user, Thanks alot. You are suffering from skin problem with hyper acidity. Try to be attentive to your personnel hygiene as well as food you intake. As per your gas and acidity problem your skin would be sensitive. Try to take plenty of water and take some amlaki juice and aloevera juice 10 ml twice.
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Hello, Please tell me, should I go for facial or chemical peeling? Is their any side effect.

MD - Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
Hello,
Please tell me, should I go for facial or chemical peeling? Is their any side effect.
You did not clarify about your skin problem. Facial will help but for few hours. Chemical peels are different for different skin indications & they are definitely result oriented if treated by an expert (dermatologist)
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I am suffering dandruff and hair loss and recently I have straightened my hair. What type of treatment is needed for me.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am suffering dandruff and hair loss and recently I have straightened my hair. What type of treatment is needed for me.
Hi, Take 2-3 tsf of Dandronil powder and add water to make a fine paste. Apply this to the scalp and take head bath after 30 mins. Do this twice a week initially for 2-3 weeks and later once a week for another 4 weeks. Later use it once a month regularly as dandruff problem cannot be cured completely; it can only be controlled.
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