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Dr. L. Alagusundaram

General Surgeon, Chennai

300 at clinic
Dr. L. Alagusundaram General Surgeon, Chennai
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Papular Urticaria - 10 Ways It Can Be Treated!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Pune
Papular Urticaria - 10 Ways It Can Be Treated!

Papular urticaria is a very common reaction to insect bites. It is more commonly seen in youngsters than in grown-ups. Spots with itchy red bumps of 0.2 to 2 cm in width may appear every few days during the summer or autumn months. In some cases, each spot builds up a blister that usually contains liquid.

Despite the fact that the general frequency rate is unknown, papular urticaria has a tendency to occur during spring and summer months. Common symptoms of urticaria can differ from person to person, and as a rule, they tend to create blood red, raised spots on the pores and skin. It creates a bothersome skin sensitivity that may include tiny bumps. Here are a few ways through which you can treat the disease:

  1. Antihistamine: Take an antihistamine solution to lessen the tingling sensation and swelling. Antihistamines that could help in frosty hives are claritin, zyrtec, cyproheptadine, doxepin, ketotifen.
  2. Herbal teas: Herbal teas are additionally very effective in treating papular urticaria. The best home-grown teas to take are parsley or peppermint. These home-grown cures can mitigate the irritation and redness from the skin disease.
  3. Peppermint oil: Peppermint oil is best taken orally, as it gives quick relief from papular urticaria.
  4. Staying away from certain foods: Staying from foods that could trigger the disease is important. It is essential that you know about the kinds of foods that could trigger the skin condition. Make a note of the ones you doubt and which ones are causing discomfort to your skin. Also, you can go through 31 food allergy tests to know which ingredients you are allergic to.
  5. Table salt and water: Simply blend table salt with water and drink the mix. This could reduce the skin issue and give it some relief.
  6. Hot and cold packs: Hot and cold packs can help in treating papular urticaria if you apply it on a daily basis to the influenced areas of your skin. Ensure that you use clean towels. It would be better in case you can wash up to lighten the irritation and uneasiness brought on by the skin problem.
  7. Water with turmeric powder: Another simple and straightforward home remedy is mixing water with turmeric powder. Drink a glass of this solution once every day until the side effects begin to vanish.
  8. Essential oils: One of the most famous and successful oils to treat this skin issue is chamomile. Apply the oil to the affected skin range and the irritation and redness of your skin will be at ease.
  9. Topical steroids: Topical steroids in the form of a cream is a prescribed treatment that is instantly beneficial for the influenced skin and when the lesions tend to develop.
  10. Topical soothing agent: Calamine salves and other topical calming lotions are useful in diminishing the irritation.

Dr . can i am 34 years old . is their any therpy to look younger.that can remove wrinkles of face. And can make face skin tight and smooth

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Dr . can i  am 34 years old . is their any therpy to look younger.that can remove wrinkles of face. And can make face...
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!! Practice yoga daily and regularly for your whole life and you will gradually and slowly will feel the difference! Yoga-asanas sp. breathing exercises like Pranayam, Kapal-bharti, Anulom-Vilum, etc. and many more (but PLEASE DO IT UNDER SOME QUALIFIED YOGA-TEACHER ONLY). 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: -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. Medicine: You can also use homoeopathic cream - Medicynth's Whitch Hazel daily at night.
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When I born I was white in color after my age 15 onwards my colour darkened due to playing in sun, now I am 21 not much fair, can I retain my original colour? if yes how

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic treatment whitening cream (biovalley) apply in circular fashion in morning and at night whitening soap (biovalley) wash face with this face wash before applying whitening cream suncare cream (bakson) apply 30 minutes before going outside and again reapply after 3-4 hrs after washing with whitening soap papaya pack (bakson) daily apply on face directly in evening when you think you're not going outside now and wash face after it is dry.
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hi sir mujhe janna hai Pigmentation treatment skin kya hota hai or please help me for that

International Academy of Classical Homeopathy, BHMS
Homeopath,
hi sir mujhe janna hai Pigmentation treatment skin kya hota hai or please help me for that
tak china off 12c 2tims dy for wk arnica 30 one dose per dy for wk sulph 30 once dy for 10 days sil 200 one dose inform me progres
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I am 32 years old. I am in Marketing job. Could you refer me any good sunscreen lotion and facewash too.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I am 32 years old. I am in Marketing job. Could you refer me any good sunscreen lotion and facewash too.
HOMOEOPATHIC TREATMENT WHITENING CREAM ( BIOVALLEY)Apply in circular fashion in morning nd at night WHITENING SOAP ( BIOVALLEY ) 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
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I want my face spotless. Tell me natural ways to get fairer skin and spotless face without marks.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
I want my face spotless. Tell me natural ways to get fairer skin and spotless face without marks.
Hello, Yes,U can but following the under noted tips. * go for meditation. * go for a walk in d morning. * take, planty of water. * avoid, junk food, fried items, alcohol,smoking, inadequate sleep. * take your breakfast , lunch & dinner in time. *Homoeo-med** @ CalendulaQ-10 drops with1/4 cup of water,apply on your face,twice a day. all d best.
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Don't Fall for the Hype: Why Anti-wrinkle Creams Don't Work

MBBS, MD (Skin & V.D. MAMC) - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Delhi
Don't Fall for the Hype: Why Anti-wrinkle Creams Don't Work

Skin care and beauty products are a multibillion dollar industry which has been known to use unscrupulous methods to ensure the success of their products. Not all of them are fraudulent as some specialist creams are known to be effective. The majority however is mostly a mixture of marketing gimmicks and very run of the mill ingredients which don't really do anything.

Let's look at a few reasons why most anti wrinkle creams don't work:

  1. Creams bought over the counter, barring non prescription ones, are mostly just moisturizers: When you buy a new wonder cream which is supposed to be beneficial for your skin and reduce wrinkles, all it may be doing is actually just moisturizing the skin. This results in smoother looking skin although the wrinkles are still there. This with the combination of the placebo effect makes you think it may actually be working to reduce your wrinkles.
  2. The use of marketing to make a product appear what it isn't: Anti-wrinkle cream manufacturers use clever ploys to market their product and make it appear as a magic solution when it isn't. Digitally enhanced photographs and the use of models that are gifted with exceptionally good skin may lure you into buying their product when it may not be effective for you at all.
  3. Lack of real ingredients: These creams lack the real ingredients for it to be effective anti wrinkle agents. Retinol is a regulated drug which is used in many high end creams and is known as the anti wrinkle drug. However, cheaper creams may not have any of this chemical and thus all the claims are complete hoaxes.
  4. Making expectations too high: The human body is meant to change throughout the years, but due to excessive and hyped marketing, many are led to believe anti wrinkle creams will work wonders on them. However, even the best cream can only do so much and thus it is important for you to have realistic expectations of any product.
  5. Wrinkle prevention is always easier than removing them: Leading a healthy lifestyle where you keep your body hydrated, and follow a proper diet and exercise well will do wonders for your skin. Keep your skin hydrated with light moisturizers as well and it will prevent more wrinkles from showing up. However, existing wrinkles will not go away completely but will remain minimized if you have a healthy lifestyle.
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I am 22 years old female. I have a dry and very sensitive skin. I get fungal reactions on my face and my face have become very dull in the course of time. only use cetaphil lotion for cleansing face. suggest me some good tips to improve my skin.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I am 22 years old female. I have a dry and very sensitive skin. I get fungal reactions on my face and my face have be...
For smoothness of skin *Take a glass of milk or a bowl of curd everyday. * Drink atleast 8-10 glass of water for hydrate & soft skin. • Apply or rub one teaspoon of honey on your face and leave it for 30 minutes , and then wash off it. Honey is best moisturiser. • You can use two teaspoons of milk with two teaspoons of honey and a pinch of sugar mix it and apply it for 10 minutes on your face and then wash off it. • Drink 8 to 10 glass of water daily. • You can apply aloevera gel on your face. It will smooth your skin . • Use moisturizer contain Vitamin E Or take two capsules of vitamin E (cap Evion ),open it and squeeze out their liquid on your palm or directly mix it with cream or moisturizer you have and apply daily on it on your face at night daily • Apply less make up on your face and remove it at night before sleeping.
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I am 69 year old women I face problem of fungus on skin and my blood sugar is 200 -210 pls advise what medicine I do I show 3 skin Dr. but nothing do.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 69 year old women I face problem of fungus on skin and my blood sugar is 200 -210 pls advise what medicine I do ...
take panchnimbadi churna 1-1 tsf with water twice a day..take pranacharya allergin capsule 1-1 twice a say...take pranacharya charm vikarasav 2-2 tsf with water twice a day....apply marichyadi oil on affected part .
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My skin (legs) began itching 20 years ago. One doctor told me my condition was psoriasis. I started applying some skin ointment which resulted in darkening/ blacking my skin. I want my skin back to clear. It is not. Itching continues. What should I do?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), Diploma in Dermatology
Ayurveda, Faridabad
My skin (legs) began itching 20 years ago. One doctor told me my condition was psoriasis. I started applying some ski...
Hi, as you are suffering from psoriasis since 2009. Psoriasis is a manageable disease, generally patient use steroidal application on patches which give temporary relief and disease reappear after 2/3 days. In severe cases methotrexate is used which is not a safer option and is liver toxic. Ayurvedic external application give very quick results with sun exposure in clearing the scales and internal treatment does not allow the disease to re appear. You should use 3 gms of haldi with milk helps in psoriasis patients.
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I have thyroid and there are always boils on my back, ear or face my weight is stuck to 77 and hemoglobin is also low what should I do.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I have thyroid and there are always boils on my back, ear or face my weight is stuck to 77 and hemoglobin is also low...
Hello, Thanks for the query. It is not clear whether the communicator is male or female. Because hypothyroidism is more common in women. Having repeated boils is unlikely to be due to hypothyroidism. Where as weight not reducing can be a problem due to improperly controlled hypothyroidism. When on treatment TSH should be maintained between 3 to 4 mU/L, then only all the symptoms are likely to be controlled including weight. For repeated boils please get your blood glucose checked. Thanks.
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Sir, muje melasma ki problem hai face pr, dono chicks pr dark spot h melasma k, or face skin b fair nhi hai ab, main kaise melasma spot ko remove KR skta hu, koi best creme ya fir koi achhi medicine btana, thank you.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
Sir, muje melasma ki problem hai face pr, dono chicks pr dark spot h melasma k, or face skin b fair nhi hai ab, main ...
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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My face skin is ruff and dul please give me a some tips for bright and healthy skin.

B.A.M.S, M.D In Ayurvedic Medicine
Ayurveda, Amritsar
My face skin is ruff and dul please give me a some tips for bright and healthy skin.
Stop using soap instead use fuller's earth for washing face. It will help improve complexion and reduces dryness.
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I am getting dull skin complexion. I again want my fair skin back. Please help me for this query?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
I am getting dull skin complexion. I again want my fair skin back.
Please help me for this query?
Drink water much 3-4 ltrs daily. Take good bath. Medicine german reckeweg sepia 30, 4-5 drops orally, single dose morn, empty stomach mixed fruit juice daily evening. This is for 7 days. Pl continue for next course.
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Sir Am 30 yrs female suffering from dark spots and anti aging marks on face and also dark circles. please suggest.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
Sir Am 30 yrs female suffering from dark spots and anti aging marks on face and also dark circles. please suggest.
Hi you can apply cucumber&potato juice on your dark circles wash when dry, do it daily for better results. Also buy bakson's under eye cream & apply it while going to bed on washed face. Thanks.
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Dear. Sir/madam I am 24 years old and I have a lots of pores on my face .how can I remove pores please suggest me Thank you.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Greater Noida
Dear. Sir/madam I am 24 years old and I have a lots of pores on my face .how can I remove pores please suggest me Tha...
Hello dear Lybrate user. Use micronised Tretin containing cream ,a good sunscreen of atleast SPF 30.
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My daughter suffering from skin rashes on hip, tongue and in throat also, please help me in this issue.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My daughter suffering from skin rashes on hip, tongue and in throat also, please help me in this issue.
Hello, Lybrate user, you have not mentioned the age of your daughter to ascertained doses for her. However, water intake be ascertained to hydrate her body to make skin flexible. Give homoeopathic medicine: @ Echenecea 30-6 pills thrice. @ Calendula Q-10 drops with 1/4 up of water, apply this mixture, locally Report after. 5 dys. Your feedback matters for further follow-up, please. Tk. Care.
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Hi, I have been using epilator for last 3 years for hands and legs. I see that that the skin tone has darkened for hands. Even for my legs I have peeled off few unfold hairs which has left mark and looks bad when I wear any short dresses. Can you please suggest remedy for these?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
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I have been using epilator for last 3 years for hands and legs. I see that that the skin tone has darkened for ha...
Dear user, you have to exfoliate your skin every 2-3 days and apply olive oil to get rid of darkness. Buy a good scrub and scrub you body before bedtime and apply lots of olive oil.
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My wife has pigmentation problem on faces patches after pregnancy. Is it curable. Kindly advise.

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Visakhapatnam
My wife has pigmentation problem on faces patches after pregnancy. Is it curable. Kindly advise.
It is melasma It can be treated with creams and sunscreen Sun exposure bring back the problem Avoid sun exposure

I am having black spot sunburn marks on face and forehead and when I go in sun I get burning sensation on my face what will be the treatment for that?

B.Sc, DBMS, BHMS, PGDCR, PGDHM
Homeopath, Kolkata
I am having black spot sunburn marks on face and forehead and when I go in sun I get burning sensation on my face wha...
Dear pt, Use sunscream when you go outside and Can notharis 30 one dose twice daily for 7 days. Thanks.
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