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Dr. Archana

Dermatologist, Chennai

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Dr. Archana is a popular Dermatologist in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Archana at Gremaltes Hospital in Shenoy Nagar, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Archana on Lybrate.com.

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I have oily skin and get pimples but after using clindac a gel it's goes off, but I want some face wash and cream which can remove this oily skin and also help me to get face more fair and white and also my lip is dark so to turn it into pink/red, please tell what to use.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have oily skin and get pimples but after using clindac a gel it's goes off, but I want some face wash and cream whi...
HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT AUCARE COMPLEXION DROPS ( WOLFE DIETRI) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. GLOW-AID FAIRNESS CREAM ( ADVEN)Apply in circular fashion in morning nd at night BLOOME-203 SOAP ( BIOFORCE ) Wassh face with this face wash before applying whitening cream SUNCARE CREAM ( BAKSON ) Apply 30 minutes before going outsside nd again reapply after 3-4 hrss after washing with whitening soap SILK nd STAY FACE MOISTURISER ( SBL) For oily skin-----
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Hi, I am 21 years old female have lots of split ends please suggest some remedies I don't wish to cut my hair.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Hi, I am 21 years old female have lots of split ends please suggest some remedies I don't wish to cut my hair.
You can take ol. Jac. 6 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for one month. Revert back after one month with feedback.
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I am 22 year male I have very less facial hair in my face tell any treatment to grow Beard by homeopathic treatment please.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
I am 22 year male I have very less facial hair in my face tell any treatment to grow Beard by homeopathic treatment p...
Go to a saloon and just ask the barber to gently move the razor on these area. Arnica Montana Q one tsp in half cup of water you may apply with a cotton swab on the beared area. Then use the razor movement technique . Repeat this procedure thrice a week and see the growth. Pituitrin homeo medicine fortnightly one dz. you may take only one month after that no dose.
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I am loosing hair quickly and more dandruff also present I used many shampoos but no change can you help me please.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am loosing hair quickly and more dandruff also present I used many shampoos but no change can you help me please.
Hair loss, also known as alopecia or baldness, refers to a loss of hair from the head or body. Baldness can refer to general hair loss or male pattern hair loss. Hair loss and hypotrichosis have many causes including androgenetic alopecia, fungal infection, trauma (e.g. Due to (trichotillomania), radiotherapy, chemotherapy, nutritional deficiencies (e.g. iron deficiency), and autoimmune diseases (e.g. alopecia areata. Hair loss severity occurs across a spectrum with extreme examples including alopecia totalis (total loss of hair on the head) and alopecia universalis (total loss of all hair on the head and body). The most common cause of alopecia is *Androgenetic alopecia (male-pattern or female-pattern hair loss) *Androgenetic alopecia is an androgen-dependent hereditary disorder in which dihydrotestosterone plays a major role. This form of alopecia may eventually affect up to 80% of white men by the age of 70 (male-pattern hair loss) and about half of all women (female-pattern hair loss). Other common causes of hair loss are *Drugs (including chemotherapeutic agents) *Infection (eg, tinea capitis, kerion, cellulitis of the scalp) *Systemic disorders (disorders that cause high fever, SLE, endocrine disorders, and nutritional deficiencies) *Alopecia areata Less common causes are primary hair shaft abnormalities, autoimmune diseases, heavy metal poisoning, and rare dermatologic conditions. Homoeopathy offers best and permanent solution for hair loss ,the medicine should be selected based on symptom totality and correct individualisation, some medicines such as Sulphur, Lycopodium, Merc Sol, Nitricum acidum, Calcarea carb, Graphites,acid fluoric are very effective in treating hair loss.
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What should be the diet for a glowing and healthy skin. And what should be the diet for no acidity.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
What should be the diet for a glowing and healthy skin. And what should be the diet for no acidity.
Believe me, if you are happy from inside and taking nutritious, healthy food and daily yoga or some kind of exercises, it will be automatically reflected on your face. Yes, the colour which is inherited from your parents/ ancestors, cannot be changed, but you can try to get glow on your face!! Daily Regime: Apart from these, you do follow CTMP, i.e., cleansing, toning, moisturising and protection (apply liberally sunscreen with SPF-30 ? a thick layer of Bakson's Suncare cream may be, 20-30 minutes before going out daily and repeat it's application after every 3-4hrs.) after washing your face daily; use the products as per your skin type. This will change the skin texture and skin tone. In case you do have tanning, apply honey with a dash of lime on your face. Eat right and healthy that too on time, relieve your stress/ tensions, sleep well, stop smoking, as this restricts blood flow to your face and leaves you with a greyish complexion. lead a healthy lifestyle! Apart from this, avoid anger, anxiety, fear which increases stress hormone in the body and subsequently makes your complexion darker! (Hormonal imbalances also plays a major role). If the dull and dark skin tone is due to any underlying ailment or diseases, need to look into the matter. Diet (for glowing skin): -Increase your Vitamin C intake (lemon,orange,gooseberry,etc.Fruits/juices, strawberries, sweet peppers, tomatoes, cantaloupe, and green peas). - Eat more Vitamin A (nonfat milk, oysters, and egg yolks, carrots, watermelon, papaya, tomatoes, or other dark colored produce) . If you feel your skin is weak or not tight enough, that usually suggests a lack of Vitamin A. Diet (for acidity): As long as you are consuming a healthy, nutritious diet, you can be assured that your body?s pH levels are within limits. However, this can be a problem for people who are not used to eating healthy and are used to ingesting large quantities of food with a predominantly acid content. Such individuals need to clearly identify the foods that are acidic in nature and restrict their consumption. Here is a list of foods that are acidic in nature followed by a list of foods that are alkaline in nature. Practically it is not possible, nor healthy, to consume just alkaline foods. However, if you do suffer from high levels of acid in your blood, you should make an effort to ensure that most of your food choices come from the list of alkaline foods. Acidic Foods to Avoid Meat. All forms of animal protein are acidic in nature. Most American diets involve large helpings of meat, and this is one of the reasons for the burgeoning obesity and ill health. Try to gradually cut down on your consumption of meat. To make up for the protein deficit, you should look to vegetable sources of protein that are alkaline in nature. Dairy Products. Dairy products such as butter, processed cheese, and ice cream are also acidic in nature. To get your daily intake of calcium, it is a good idea to opt for a chilled glass of skim milk instead. Vegetables. Vegetables such as legumes and beans are also acidic in nature. Lentils, corns, winter squash and olives also increase the acidity of the blood. Grains. Many of the whole grains such as wheat, rye, barley, and oatmeal are also acidic in nature. However, the nutritional benefits of consuming whole grains far outweigh the effect that they have on blood acidity Fruit. Most berries, plums, prunes, and currants are also acidic in nature and should be avoided if your body?s acid levels are high. Beverages. Beverages such as beer, coffee, and sodas are also acidic in nature. Alcohol and tobacco. Alcohol and tobacco are not only bad for you, but they also increase the acidity levels of the body and should be avoided. Miscellaneous. Some other acidic foods to avoid include sugar, mustard, vinegar, sunflower oil, olive oil, sesame oil, canola oil, and peanut butter. Alkaline Foods Protein Sources. As all animal sources of protein are acidic in nature, it is important to seek vegetarian protein sources that are alkaline in nature. Some of the best vegetarian sources of alkaline protein include tofu, whey protein, millets, almonds, and chestnuts. Vegetables. Other vegetables that are alkaline in nature include alfalfa, beet, broccoli, carrots, cabbages, celery, cauliflower, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, peas, lettuce, mushrooms, onions, peppers, pumpkins, spinach, tomatoes, and wheat grass. Fruits. Most fruit are alkaline in nature, except for the fruits mentioned in the list above. Do note that even citrus fruits have an alkaline effect on the body. Miscellaneous. Other alkaline food sources include stevia (a sugar substitute), fresh juices, water, spices, herbs, and ginger. Medicine: You can also use homoeopathic cream - Medicynth's Whitch Hazel daily at night.
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I am suffering from hair fall. I have used many medicines and oils but all fail. And my hairs are very thin also. What can I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am suffering from hair fall. I have used many medicines and oils but all fail.
And my hairs are very thin also. Wha...
Hi, male-pattern hair loss, also known as androgenic alopecia. Men typically present with hairline recession at the temples and vertex balding. So they can try homoeopathic medication that is based on constitution and work wonders. 1. Take acid phos. 200, 5 drops, morning empty stomach, once in week. 2. Wiesbaden 200, 5 drops, daily morning empty stomach. 3. Natrum mur 6x, 4-4 tabs once a day. 4. Apply arnica hair growth oil (b &t) on your hair and scalp, thrice in a week. 5. Wash hair with arnica montana herbal shampoo (sbl) 6. Drink minimum 10 glasses of water per day. 7. Take 10 ml amla juice mixed with half cup of water, at daily night.
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Hi doctor, I am using minoxidil 5 for my hair. It causes so much dandruff and I am using normal shampoo. Please suggest any medicated shampoo like ketoconazole. My hairs are falling terrobiley is that for short time after started the treatment or permanent and does it works for other types of alopecia except androgenic alopecia. Please suggest me.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Hi doctor,
I am using minoxidil 5 for my hair. It causes so much dandruff and I am using normal shampoo. Please sugge...
You may be suffering from androgenic alopecia which is also called as pattern baldness. The hairs start reducing in density at the crown (top) and also the hairline starts receeding from the front. This is usually progressive throughout life unless treated. It is usually accompanied by severe dandruff which we call seborrhoea. The FDA approved treatment for this condition is the best. No oil or cream will magically work because the hairs are getting miniaturised and eventually disappearing due to the hormonal effects of DHT on the hair roots. Please call me or contact me with photos using online consult option for proper examination and treatment. Do not start treatment without consulting. I can give guidance and then you can continue treatment on your own.
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I am 27 years old. Between my finger of both the hand suffering from itching. When itching starts, its going on and end with damage. So please what can I do?

PGDHHM, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I am 27 years old. Between my finger of both the hand suffering from itching. When itching starts, its going on and e...
It could be contact dermatitis or fungal infection. Avoid over sweating. ..keep the area clean and dry. Antifungal cream will be helpful in case of fungal infection . Take antiallergictablet for itching. Hope this helps u. If required, consult.
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I have pimple and I already consult and have treatment of skin to 3 doctor but result is zero.

BHMS
Homeopath, Secunderabad
Hi , excessive oily secretion, poor nutrition, some hormonal imbalances are the causative factors for pimples. Homoeopathy is the best choice for permanent cure for this. How long are you suffering from this problem?
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My hairs are became white. What can I do? I take medicine regularly but there is no change.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
My hairs are became white. What can I do? I take medicine regularly but there is no change.
Homoeopathic treatment repl no. 49 (r. E. P. L) drink 10 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily lycopodium 30 (dr. Reckeweg) 5 drop direct on tongue daily at night a-1 black oil (wellmans lab) apply twice weekly at night, leave overnight nd wash in morning a-1 black shampoo (wellman lab) for wasshing hairs antoxid-hc (dr. Reddy) 1 cap daily>this you can buy from allopathic drug store drink lots of water daily take nutritious diet esp rich in vit-c avoid, junk, fried and oily food, cold drinks exercise regularily note- knowledge of management part will be given only after knowing the reason for your white hairs. Consult me with all the details regarding your white hairs.
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