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Dr. Karunakaran

Dermatologist, Chennai

Dr. Karunakaran Dermatologist, Chennai
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Dr. Karunakaran is a renowned Dermatologist in Cantonment, Chennai. You can consult Dr. Karunakaran at St Thomas Hospital in Cantonment, Chennai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Karunakaran on Lybrate.com.

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Hot oil splashed on my hand. I soaked my hand in cold water for thirty minutes. But have very little relief. Skin is become black at that area. I applied burnol. Burning sensations is still there. Pl.suggest some cream for fast relief.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), PG Dip Panchakarma, PG Dip Ksharsutra for piles,pilonidal sinus and fistula management , Post Graduate Diploma In Hospital Administration (PGDHA), Certificate in Diabetes update
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Hot oil splashed on my hand. I soaked my hand in cold water for thirty minutes. But have very little relief. Skin is ...
Got your pain n concern. Usually applyinh Ice/Ice water for 20-30 min will save further damage. Now Apply ghee mixed with campher will sooth n resolve your issue. Take care.
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How to reduce black marks on my fore head and the pimple marks are also heavy on mine face. Can any one give me the suggestion. And I used to drink at least 20 tea per day is that a reason for that.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
How to reduce black marks on my fore head and the pimple marks are also heavy on mine face. Can any one give me the s...
there is in ayurveda mention pinda swed ..it is a type of swedan karma [phomentation] but it do some another manner .. 1.boiled a rice in milk then take this rice in one white cloth then tied it properly and warmly it rub on your face every morning for 15 days then stop it and do next month again 2.apply almond oil on your face and massage for 3-5 min at night .. by doing above thing you will get good result
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I am suffering from hair fall, last 4 or 5 year. So, can you plzzz suggest me, hw to prevent.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I am suffering from hair fall, last 4 or 5 year. So, can you plzzz suggest me, hw to prevent.
Hello, hair greying, hair loss, cause due to chronic illness, stress, anxiety, sinusitis, medicinal aggravation, acidity, indigestion, sluggishness of liver, excessive consumption of alcohol, caffiene, nicotine, junk food, exposure to dust, scorching sun, polluted atmosphere, physical emotional stress, inherited factors. Most of d. Cases r influenced with stress & anxiety. Please, carry on d under noted norms to check hair loss./greying hair/ dandruff you need, calcium sodium, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, proteins to check hair loss & greying hairs. - tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, regulate metabolism and to moisten your scalp. - go for meditation to reduce stress, anxiety, to nourish cells, tissues including hair follicles to allow growing healthy and shining hairs. - tk, protein, enzymes, vitamins rich diet on time. - tk, apples, carrots, cheese, papaya, grapes, mangoes, milk, ginger, garlics, onion, almonds, walnuts, spinach, fish, nuts, regularly - take, homoeo medicines which acts gently, rapidly without any adverse effect, there of. @ acid phos1000-6-6 polls, wkly. @ jaborandyq-20 drops, with 20 drops of water, amply on scalp, twice. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine, alcohol, junk food, exposure to dust, scorching sun. Use, protein shampoo, massage with olive oil, wkly go for deep conditioning treatment by using neem-oil. U, may go for a complete package to check hair-loss & greying hair. Tk care.
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Im looking for an treatment for hair straightening of my curly hairs Actually I hv dry hair Can you please suggest or let me know the best way out for hair straightening Thank you.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Im looking for an treatment for hair straightening of my curly hairs Actually I hv dry hair Can you please suggest or...
1. Use amla (gooseberry) juice on scalp and also to drink. 2. Mix curry leaves with coconut oil and heat up and let it cool. Wheat Germ oil to massage your head at night. You can also put some fenugreek powder in the oil, heat the oil a bit and apply it on scalp for hairfall, whitening and dandruff. 3. Apply hair packs like Egg with Yogurt, Banana. 4. Have lots of green leafy vegetables and fruits rich in Vitamin C. 5. Protein is the most important element for maintaining hair health. Make sure your diet in protein rich sources like eggs, fish, chicken, soyabean, sprouts, pulses and grains 6. Zinc, iron & copper promote healthy hair. Some sources of this are – eggs, whole grains, all types of seeds like flaxseed, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, Dry fruits and nuts etc.
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M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Use a sunscreen with an SPF 15 and apply at least 20 minutes prior to sun exposure.
Remember to apply sunscreen to all exposed skin areas.
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I am a 24 yrs old and having hair fall problem from last 3 months. I had taken treatment but not cure please give me the suggestion.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am a 24 yrs old and having hair fall problem from last 3 months. I had taken treatment but not cure please give me ...
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 . 8.Add more proteins to your daily diet and eat walnuts for good hair.
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Can I use coconut oil boiling curry leafs in oil to control white and grey hair and to get back black hair. Suggest me pls.

Trichologist
Dermatologist, Mumbai
Can I use coconut oil boiling curry leafs in oil to control white and grey hair and to get back black hair. Suggest m...
You can use the oil which you are preparing but don't use hot oil. Make it cool and then use it. This will help you to condition the scalp. Hair roots are situated inside the scalp. Melanocytes which produce pigment melanin are also situated inside the scalp. It needs nourishment from within. Diet plays a major role in controlling grey hair. But this is one of the reason. There are many reasons like genetic. Stress. Thyroid. It is important to rule out the cause and then correct it.
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I have severe acne and blemishes on my face. I have been using medicines treat acne but there is no change in the condition. What should I do to get rid of severe acne?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have severe acne and blemishes on my face. I have been using medicines treat acne but there is no change in the con...
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 6-8 hrs. 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 2-3 times 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. Also, use Bakson’s Apricot scrub 1-2 times a week on the area.
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Hii I.m 23 years old. And pregnancy. Of 8th month. And very stretch marks in my tummy. What precaution?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Strectch marks occur due to sudden stretching or sagging of the skin. Stretch marks also depends on the elasticity of a person’s skin and the skin elasticity depends on the vitamins like vitamin E, omega 3 & 6. Strech marks take a long time to fade, so patience is the key to deal with stretch marks. To lighten the appearance of stretch marks – 1.Scrub the area lightly once a day. You can use some natural ingredients like gramflour, turmeric mixed with some milk to scrub the area. 2.Apply Vitamin E oil or warm olive oil on the area. 3.Apply Aloe Vera gel once a day on the area 4.Cocoa butter mixed with wheat germ oil is also very good at maintaining the skin health and reduce appearance of the skin. 5.You can also apply creams like Elastoderm stretch mark cream to reduce the appearance of stretch marks. Apply this cream daily to see results in few months. 6.Consume diet that is rich in vitamin E, omega 3 and 6 and other skin friendly vitamins like vitamin E and A. 7.Keep yourself hydrated. Drink atleast 8-10 glasses of water to keep your skin soft and supple.
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How to remove smile lines, nose labial folds, forehead lines, dark circles under eyes from face ?

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
How to remove smile lines, nose labial folds, forehead lines, dark circles under eyes from face ?
A healthy skin diet includes Vitamin E, an antioxidant that helps to protect and repair our skin. Vitamin E helps neutralize the oxidant effect of free radicals that damage collagen and is the main reason of wrinkles, fine lines and skin dryness. Our Body can’t produce Vitamin E, therefore a healthy diet for glowing skin should include foods containing Vitamin E. A glowing skin diet must include almonds, spinach, avocado, peanuts, beet greens, mustard greens that are rich in Vitamin E. These foods for healthy skin help prevent premature aging of our skin. For more details kindly consult.
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Importance of Exercising

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Chandigarh
Importance of Exercising
Exercise is the number one anti-aging medicine, and the benefits are immense. For starters, it is a great anti-stressor. It also improves circulation, which in turn improves skin complexion.
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Hello, I had completed 18 years, about 1 cm in front of my head of hairs was lost from dandruff, but now dandruff was fully stopped. So, can you please tell me the best home remedies to regrown my hairs naturally at home with all roots filled with hairs.

BHMS
Homeopath, Raebareli
Hello, I had completed 18 years, about 1 cm in front of my head of hairs was lost from dandruff, but now dandruff was...
Please take fluoric acid 6 - twice daily for next 2 weeks. Lifestyle changes 1. Along with a healthy hair diet it is important that you exercise properly as it will ensure that there is proper blood flow to your scalp and will help in the growth of hair. 2. Treat your hair delicately. Avoid unnecessary brushing, combing or handling. Use a soft, round bristles brush. 3. Have a weekly scalp massage to provide stimulation to the hair follicles. 4. Have regular trims to eliminate split ends and allow the hair to look and feel healthier. 5. Get plenty of rest and sleep to allow your body to grow hair.
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Dry Itchy flaky scalp. Fungal hair problem. Shampoo used ketatonzole. Not much effect. Fungal keeps on coming back.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Dry Itchy flaky scalp. Fungal hair problem. Shampoo used ketatonzole. Not much effect. Fungal keeps on coming back.
Take following oil 1.vata-jatadi tail apply it on hair alternate days take following remedies 1 asthi poshak vati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 2.amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach 3. Laghu malini vasant ras vati 2 tab after lunch and dinner.
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I hav a pcos problem due to which I usually get very angry and lose my temper what do I do also I face alot of hairfall! Along with a lot of dandruff! Please suggest me something to avoid all this!

MD-Ayurveda, Basic Life Support (B.L.S), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Ahmednagar
I hav a pcos problem due to which I usually get very angry and lose my temper what do I do also I face alot of hairfa...
Use herbal medicine. Use capsule hairich daily once and capsule gynocare daily once for 90 days. Apply entik hairoil to scalp.
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I experienced intense hair fall a year ago. Since then I have very much of my hair skin showing in between the hair (except for the sides) which is a proof for less hair on the head. The hair fall has stopped since then but the hair density is very little now and the hair won't grow back as they were used to. What should I do? Should I have some medicines? If yes then please consult some ayurvedic or homeopathic medicine for me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
I experienced intense hair fall a year ago. Since then I have very much of my hair skin showing in between the hair (...
Take following oil 1. Vata-jatadi tail apply it on hair alternate days take following remedies 1 asthi poshak vati 1 tab before lunch and dinner 2. Amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach 3. Laghu malini vasant ras vati 2 tab after lunch and dinner.
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I have hair loss problem since one year and becoming white day by day. What should I do please suggest.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I have hair loss problem since one year and becoming white day by day. What should I do please suggest.
Rosemary essential oil has been traditionally used to increase circulation to the scalp. Add a few drops per dollop of shampoo or, better yet, add a few drops of rosemary to coconut oil and massage your scalp regularly.
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I'm 20 years old I don't have any alopecia. I have done blood test to I have 13.3 hemoglobin. I'm getting bald patches please help me grow them back.

Vaidya Visharad
Ayurveda, Narnaul
I'm 20 years old I don't have any alopecia. I have done blood test to I have 13.3 hemoglobin. I'm getting bald patche...
Don’t comb, pull, tug, twist, or be rough with your hair in any way immediately after hair wash. Hair roots are weak and prone to breakage when wet.
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A question about removing pimples from my face. And suggest any face wash to use me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
A question about removing pimples from my face. And suggest any face wash to use me.
Hi, acne pimples, tanning, dark circle under d eyes are the out come of stress, anxiety, insomnia, causing due to irregular life style. - tk, plenty of water to eliminate toxins, regulate metabolism and to moisten your (facial) skin & muscle. - go for meditation to reduce your stress, anxiety, if any and to nourish cell, tissues to allow your face & body skin, glowing. - tk, protein rich diet on time. - tk, apples, carrots, cheese, banana, papaya, spinach, almonds, walnuts, pumpkins, regularly. Tk, homoeo medicines which are gentle, rapid in action with no adverse effect, thereof. @ berb aquaq-10 drops, thrice with little water. @ thuja occ -30-6 pills, thrice a day. Wear, sun glasses before going out. Avoid, caffeine, nicotine, junkfood, alcohol, conteminated water. Pizza, burger, wear full covering clothes to safeguard from sun tenning, dust, pollution. Tk, care.
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I have dandruff in head for 4 years is there any medicine to clear that. I consulted a lot of dermatology no remedy.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
I have dandruff in head for 4 years is there any medicine to clear that. I consulted a lot of dermatology no remedy.
hello .Dandruff is an excessive scaling of the dead skin of the scalp and other parts of the body. In the great majority of cases of dandruff, there is no known cause. However, there are indications that heredity, diet, and upset in the body’s hormonal balance may be contributory factors. The exact reason for the accelerated cell turnover that causes dandruff (and other hyper-proliferative skin disorders) is unknown; causes such as diet, hormones, and vitamin deficiencies have been explored with little result. There does not appear to be an association between oiliness of the scalp and dandruff. 1. Before showering, massage 3-5 tablespoons of coconut oil into your scalp and let sit for about an hour. Shampoo normally. You can also look for a shampoo that already contains coconut oil. 2. overnight olive oil soak is a folk remedy for dandruff. Massage about 10 drops into your scalp and cover with a shower cap overnight. Follow your regular shampoo routine in the morning. For a quicker cure, look for a shampoo that contains olive oil. 3.Just massage 2 tablespoons lemon juice into your scalp and rinse with water. Then stir 1 teaspoon lemon juice into 1 cup water and rinse your hair with it. Repeat this daily until your dandruff disappears. Lemon's acidity helps balance the pH of your scalp, which helps keeps dandruff at bay. 4.eat= Veggies: Green leafy vegetables in particular impact how our skin behaves. It encourages healthy hair, skin, and nail growth, so shoot for stuff like broccoli, kale, and lettuce (NOT iceberg) to add to your diet. Fish Oils: Fish oil can make a difference in the overall make-up of your skin. Taking fish oil supplements will not cure your dandruff, but it can help lessen its severity and/or prevent it. Lean Proteins: To minimize dandruff, try eating more lean proteins. They help to build hair and skin and keep it coming in healthy. Aim for fish and non-meat proteins, such as eggs, nuts, and beans. 5. constitutional homeopathic medicine will give u best result consult me privately on lybrate. take care .
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I heard brungraj tail is useful to prevent and regrowth of hair. If so how to use it. Whether there are any other products in ayurveda to prevent hair fall if it is hereditary please help.

BSc
Ayurveda, Ujjain
I heard brungraj tail is useful to prevent and regrowth of hair. If so how to use it. Whether there are any other pro...
To stop hair fall change food habites. Add in your daily food calcium, vitamines, minirales, proteins, green vegitabales, salad, milk end milk products will help. You use maha bhringraj taila massaje oil with finger tips morning end night wash hairs with keshraj powder.
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