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Dr. Manivanan

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Dr. Manivanan is an experienced General Surgeon in Perambur, Chennai. You can meet Dr. Manivanan personally at M.K. Hospital in Perambur, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Manivanan on Lybrate.com.

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Sir My face is very dull and oily I want to know that can you tell me what do I for a better glowing screen?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Sir My face is very dull and oily
I want to know that can you tell me what do I for a better glowing screen?
German natrum mur 200 4-5 drops orally single dose morn sbl five phos 6x / 6 tabs 3 times a day for 10 days then report me.
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I like to go to the gym. But when I started goin to gym, I realized my skin becomes rough and tight and I look old. Due to this I stopped goin to gym. But I love goin to gym. My question is Can I go to gym and have my same young soft skin?

Fellowship in dermatosurgery, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I like to go to the gym. But when I started goin to gym, I realized my skin becomes rough and tight and I look old. D...
Excessive weight gain or loss should be avoided as it can lead to stretch marks. Otherwise gymming is good for skin health.
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I have some little black dot on my nose and also black skin or spot over my eye brow and also around my eyes for last one years. Is it done due to take stress or tension? Please remedy of problem.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I have some little black dot on my nose and also black skin or spot over my eye brow and also around my eyes for last...
Homeopathic medicines have shown great results in cases of melasma or chloasma or blemishes or pigmentation. They help to better the problem from its root slowly and gradually. Homeopathy believes that the use of creams and ointments in skin disorders leads to the suppression (temporary removal) of the main symptoms of the internal disease which is done in the conventional or allopathic treatment. In allopathic treatment only creams are used to treat the condition and the internal problem is overlooked. The melasma spots may become lighter temporarily but they come back and can be even worse with these creams and lotions. Homeopathy concurs that skin disorders are to be treated from within. A well-prescribed medicine not only takes care of hyper pigmentation but also treats as a whole and improves general health as well. You can easily take an online consultation for further treatment guidance and permanent cure without any side effects
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Treatment Of Skin

DHMS (Diploma In Homeopathic Medicine & Surgery)
Homeopath, Dhanbad
Treatment Of Skin

Who doesn’t want a healthy skin but getting that healthy skin is far easier said than done! we all suffer from skin issues-some common, some not so much. Skin conditions depend on umpteen numbers of factors, such as hormone imbalance, blood impurity, stomach problems, etc.

There are some skin problems, which are just superficial while most others are related to internal problems. Skin issues affect the face, hands and other exposed parts of the body. Treating them superficially means just suppressing them, which may lead to similar or graver problems elsewhere or cause it to reappear with more intensity. So the best way to treat these skin problems is to treat them from their roots, internally.

Homeopathy is the system of medicine in which ailments are treated by minimal doses of natural substances. It attacks and cures the root cause of the ailment without causing side effects. To deal with skin disease, it not only studies the skin type but also takes into account a complete analysis of the mind, genetic factors and the condition of the immune system. Homeopathy just doesn’t treat the symptoms, but delves inside the body and takes on the root cause behind the symptoms.

Homeopathy is effective in treating various skin problems, such as eczema, rashes, allergic dermatitis, uriticaria, psoriasis, lichen planus and other variants, lichen planus and other variants, chronic and recurring bacterial infections, chronic and recurring bacterial infections, fungus infections, acne, dandruff, hair loss and many other skin ailments.

Homeopathy for skin problems – top 10 treatments:

Here is a list of top 10 treatments in homeopathy for skin problems, which if followed will give amazing results. Read on to know more:

1. Rhus toxicodendron:

This is a useful remedy for treating eczema. In eczema, the skin is covered with numerous vesicular eruptions. The symptoms of eczema include itching, tingling, swelling, etc. The symptoms get worse at night, during winter and in damp weather. Cold air aggravates the problem. Warmth and moisturizing provides some temporary relief. It tends to get worse and become uriticaria and herpes, if not treated on time.

2. Natrum muriaticum:

This remedy is also for eczema. It not only treats eczema but is also known to provide relief from mental disturbances caused due to grief and disappointment, being resentful, dwelling on past unhappy instances, fears of rejection, etc.

3. Graphites:

It is a remedy for a number of skin diseases. The symptoms which it treats are moist scruffy eruptions on the scalp, face, bends of joints, between fingers and behind the ears. It also treats cracked corners of the mouth and eyes, bleeding and release of a gluey, honey-like, thick, tenacious discharge, etc. It is also useful in treating symptoms, such as dry and itchy skin; brittle hair that tends to fall off and other such related symptoms.

4. Pulsatilla:

Pulsatilla is predominantly a female remedy. This remedy treats rashes with profuse menses or scanty menses or rashes due to gastric or uterine problems. Diarrhea may also accompany these rashes. Nettle rash, which is worse at the beginning of winter, as well as itching when exposed to air, is also treated by this medicine. Acne can also be healed with pulsatilla.

5. Sepia:

If you have that point towards herpes, sepia is the medicine to take. This homeopathic medicine treats symptoms of herpetic conditions around the bends of joints, knees and ankles, behind the ears. In the beginning, it is dry, and then it turns moist and releases discharge. Brownish spots on the skin, yellow spots, and liver spots are few of the other symptoms. It also treats eczema on hands, as well as dry, rough and chapped skin. It is also good in treating psoriasis.

6. Arsenicum:

It is a useful remedy for many of the skin problems where the skin is thickened like in chronic uriticaria, psoriasis and chronic eczema. People suffering from these conditions experience swelling along with itching and burning sensations. It also cures nettle rash and pimples.

7. Sulphur:

Sulphur is best known as the ‘skin remedy’! it has a particularly powerful centrifugal action, in that it brings symptoms to the surface. It treats the burning aggravation resulting from washing. Soreness and itching in the folds of the skin, its roughness and coarseness is also taken care of by sulphur. Itching in the scalp, hair fall, deficient growth of nails are few other symptoms that sulphur can treat. It is also useful in psoriasis and eczema. It also treats acne.

8. Nitricum acidum:

It is one of the best remedies for treating ulcers with symptoms like profuse granulations, ragged and zigzag and often raised edges, vascular bleeding, blisters and ulcers in mouth, tongue, genitals that bleed easily. Fissures, pain during bowel movement, excessive physical irritability, etc. Are the other symptoms nitric acid or nitricum acidum addresses.

9. Cantharis:

Cantharis is used to treat burns or skin conditions that resemble burns. It is also helpful in curing sunburn, blisters, skin eruptions, and insect bites. Symptoms it addresses include blister formation and searing pain. In fact, it can relieve the pain associated with second or third degree burns. If applied on unbroken skin, in case of a burn, it promptly relieves pain and often prevents vesication. If the skin is broken, it can be administered externally with boiled or distilled water.

10. Thuja occidentalis:

This homeopathy medicine for skin problems is very useful in treating problems like warts, acne, age spots etc. It helps the body to get rid of scaly patches, itchy skin, and brown age spots. It treats the skin in case of papulo-vesiculo-pustulur eruptions. It also cures tubercles, warts epithelioma, naevi, carbuncles; ulcers, especially in ano-genital region, freckles, dry skin etc.

The main action of thuja is on the skin and genito-urinary organs. It has a specific antibacterial action that helps in treating acne, blackheads, whiteheads etc.

Homeopathy has vast range of medicines for treating and curing skin problems and skin allergies. There are many medicines, other than the 10 mentioned above, that can treat a number of skin issues. Each homeopathy medicine treats a variety of diseases. So, the homeopath first prefers to understand the mind, habits, genetics, and other ailments of the patient and then prescribe the medicine to address the problems.

The only limitation of this branch of medicine is—time! homeopathy takes its own sweet time to cure, as it cures from the very root. In today’s world, when everything is ‘instant’, this aspect maybe taken as a drawback. But homeopathy medicines are the most effective and sure shot treatment option that not just heals but repairs the body from within.

So, if you are looking to treat your skin from within, contact me online.

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I'm 21 years old male and have some strange looking red spots on my chest. I have been having a fungal infection since 6 years but they were white spots. Now I have both red (little inflated from skin level) and white spots. Kindly help me.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I'm 21 years old male and have some strange looking red spots on my chest. I have been having a fungal infection sinc...
Share a clear recent photo of the affected area with more details as well. Meantime, take homoeopathic medicine - Urtica Urens 200/ one dose daily and Ars. Sulph. Flavum 200/ one dose daily - both the medicines for 1 week. Get me back after that with details for proper guidance.
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I am 65 yes old male recently diagnosed with benign prostate hypertrophy. Are there any medicines in homeopathy for treating without surgery which can give good results.

BHMS
Homeopath, Ghaziabad
I am 65 yes old male recently diagnosed with benign prostate hypertrophy. Are there any medicines in homeopathy for t...
Ya sure there r lots of medicines in homoeopathy for this, but medicine will b given after proper case taking, but pt will definitely b benefited.
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I am 19 years old male, my hairs are becoming white. What should I do? and yes I want to avoid dyes.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic treatment lycopodium 30 (dr. Reckeweg) 1 drop direct on tongue twice daily 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 exercise regularily.
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I have dry skin and pigmentation patches on cheeks some spots on forehead and ofcourse a dark mouth. How to take care of my skin and have an uneven skin tone on face?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
I have dry skin and pigmentation patches on cheeks some spots on forehead and ofcourse a dark mouth. How to take care...
Hello,you can take homoeopathic medicine Nat Mur 30 (4 drops in little water) every morning for a week and revert.
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10 Food Items You Must Eat Everyday for Healthy Skin

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
10 Food Items You Must Eat Everyday for Healthy Skin

You may have preferences when it comes to which skin care products you want to use on your skin, but the actual nourishment is received from within. Hence it is very important to eat healthy food in order to keep your skin healthy. Although it is not possible to maintain the 'healthy' food notion every day, here are some food items which you must eat regularly to maintain healthy skin:

1. Olive oil:
Olive oil is one of the healthiest oils you can use in your everyday meals. This is because almost 75% of the fat in olive oil is monounsaturated fatty acids. It also contains antioxidant polyphenols which help to keep the skin healthy. Olive oil also plays a major role in controlling signs of aging. If you consume olive oil regularly for at least a few weeks, you will suffer from 31% less signs of aging.

2. Tomatoes:
When consumed with olive oils for a few weeks, tomatoes provide almost 33% more protection against suffering from sunburns. This is because tomatoes contain the antioxidant lycopene which helps in improving the natural SPF of the skin.

3. Dark Chocolate:
In spite of the common belief that it is a weight gaining food, dark chocolate is actually very beneficial to the skin. It contains a compound called "cocoa flavanols" which hydrate skin and also improve blood circulation in the body.

4. Green Tea:
Green tea has an antioxidant called EGCG which improves blood circulation and oxygen flow in the body, while delivering vital nutrients to the skin which is required for its health. Green tea makes the skin more elastic and smooth, softer and supple. It also reduces sun damage by a quarter.

5. Water:
Water is very important for the skin to remain hydrated. Drinking enough water everyday makes the skin appear plumper and less wrinkled.

6. Coffee:
Regular consumption of coffee reduces the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer by 11%. If you drink 6 cups of coffee every day, it reduces the risk by 30%, but it causes other health problems; hence is not advised.

7. Carrots:
Carrots contain "carotenoid" which gives a natural glow to the skin. Carotenoid provides more yellow tones to skin giving it a healthier look.

8. Pomegranate:
Pomegranate has the most antioxidant content amongst fruits. It has an inflammation fighting antioxidant which helps in fighting aging signs.

9. Sunflower seeds:
Sunflower seeds are full of Vitamin E which makes the skin supple and helps to protect the skin from the Sun.

10. Beetroot:
This red root is loaded with Vitamin A, potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and Vitamin E. It has skin clearing properties, and is essential for healthy skin and epidermal healing. It acts as an all-round body cleanser. It also helps eliminate toxins and lowers cholesterol level. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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I have had irritations in lower belly and thighs area leading to dark spots and marks. I used closone and exebute-s before 4 to 5 years. Nothing specific in blood test. Any alternative medicine?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have had irritations in lower belly and thighs area leading to dark spots and marks. I used closone and exebute-s b...
Homoeopathic medicine rhus tox 30 (* Dr. Reckeweg) drink 5 drops in 1 spoon fresh water 3 times daily and report after 15 days.
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