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Dr. Pothen is an experienced Dermatologist in Chromepet, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Omega Hair & Skin Clinic in Chromepet, Chennai. Don’t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. Pothen on Lybrate.com.

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My face very dry after normal delivery. What will I do and which soap s better for me.

MD - Dermatology, DNB (Dermatology)
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
My face very dry after normal delivery. What will I do and which soap s better for me.
Dryness of skin can be due to weather, hormonal changes etc. Apply moisturiser regularly and use skin ph friendly facial cleansers. Also take care of following points: 1. Increase intake of water: make sure that you take 2-3 litres of water daily. 2. Increase intake of vitamin a n vitamin e: they r responsible for adding shine to skin. Increase intake of papaya, carrort, almonds, bell pepper, walnut, tomatoes, fish 3. Increase intake of vitamin c like amla, orange, citrus fruits. 4. Avoid using harsh facial cleansers. Use mild facial cleanser like cetaphil face cleanser for sensitive skin. 5. Use moisturiser regularly like cetaphil moisturising lotion. 6. You can go for olive oil massage after bath.
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My facial hair (beard) grows only in the form of french beard. It's been 2 years but my beard could not grow on other part of my face. What do I do?

B.Sc(hons), Physics, B.H.M.S., PGDIT (software Engg)
Homeopath, Delhi
Homoeo treatment take calc phos 200 / 1 dose in morning / 7 days buy german medicine available in homoeo med shop mixed fruit juice daily 2 times report me after 7 days for next medicine
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Onion juice apply for hair and then use ketoconazole solution ketosulf it will used or not.

MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
Onion juice apply for hair and then use ketoconazole solution ketosulf it will used or not.
it can be used, telling more optionLemon Juice And Gooseberry Gooseberry is a really famous fruit in India which treats almost every ailment in this world. If youGooseberry is a really famous fruit in India which treats almost every ailment in this world. If you want to fight obesity, stomach problems skin infection, hair problems, etc. then you should definitely go for Indian gooseberry.Gooseberry is known as ‘amla’ in Hindi and you can easily find it in a vegetable shop or in the form of juices and pickles. You would need to buy powdered gooseberries for treating white hair. Mix powdered gooseberry with lemon juice and apply it on your hair. Apply it on your scalp as well. Massaging the scalp with this mixture will make your hair black in few days. Do this on a daily basis for best results. want to fight obesity, stomach problems skin infection, hair problems, etc. then you should definitely go for Indian gooseberry.Gooseberry is known as ‘amla’ in Hindi and you can easily find it in a vegetable shop or in the form of juices and pickles. You would need to buy powdered gooseberries for treating white hair. Mix powdered gooseberry with lemon juice and apply it on your hair. Apply it on your scalp as well. Massaging the scalp with this mixture will make your hair black in few days. Do this on a daily basis for best results. Onion Paste Onion may burn your eyes but you can use the paste to treat white hair. All you would need to do rub it on your scalp and let it dry some. Your grey/white hair will turn black in few days. However use this remedy on a daily basis to get desired results.If you do it once in a week, you will see no progress. Make sure that you do it everyday! You would need to peel off the onion skin and grind the onions. Apply the paste on your scalp and let it be for a while. Wash it off after 30 minutes or so. You can shampoo your hair too because onion leaves an unpleasant smell
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Sir I am 24 year old. I have too much hair fall. Kindly give me proper solutions. I shall be thank full to you for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Sir I am 24 year old. I have too much hair fall. Kindly give me proper solutions. I shall be thank full to you for this.
Homoeopathic treatment HAIR GROWTH OIL ( Wilmar Schwabe India) Apply twice weekly at night.Leave overnight A.C.9 ( BAKSON ) Chew 1 tab twice daily R-89 ( Dr Reckeweg) Drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. R-89 ( Dr Reckeweg) Massage in hair roots 20-30 drops daily 0r alternate days one hour before bath.( In females one hour before bath) 6-8 glasss extra water daily 2 glas milk daily Take nutritious diet Avoid junk nd spicy food,fast food,cold drinks
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All About Hives

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), MBBS
Dermatologist, Rewari
All About Hives

If stressed, consuming certain food and medications can trigger skin rashes. This kind of rash is called hives. It is also known as urticaria. Anyone can be affected by hives, at least 20% of people are affected by hives at some time or the other in their lives. The itching could be severe or mild. It starts as a patch of scaly white skin that develops into red welts over time. To make sure the itching does not worsen, scratching, emotional stress, alcoholic drinks and exercise should be avoided.

Symptoms:

  1. Itchy bumps that are raised and are either red or flesh coloured
  2. If the hive is pressed in the middle, the skin whitens this symptom is called blanching.
  3. The hive formation can appear anywhere, disappear and then reappear somewhere else.

Common Triggers:

  1. Certain food like shellfish, eggs, peanuts and other nuts
  2. Certain medicines like antibiotics, ibuprofen and aspirin
  3. Insect bites or stings
  4. Physical causes like pressure, sun exposure, cold, exercise and heat
  5. Latex
  6. Blood transfusions
  7. Bacterial infections
  8. Pet allergens
  9. Viral infections like the common cold, hepatitis and infectious mononucleosis
  10. Certain plants like poison ivy and poison oak
  11. Pollen

Treatment:
There is no distinct cure for hives. But you can control its symptoms in the following ways:

  1. Antihistamines help in blocking histamines, which cause the allergy symptoms. Non sedating or low sedating Antihistamines will be mostly recommended by your doctor.
  2. If episodes of hives are several, it may require limited treatment with prednisone. Prednisone will be able to lessen the symptoms.
  3. If the symptoms get severe enough so much so that it swells up your tongue and you have problem breathing, then the doctor might prescribe an epinephrine. However, these symptoms can mean another thing, an anaphylaxis shock. Epinephrine is the only treatment for an anaphylaxis shock.

Prevention:
If what caused hives to break out is figured out, then measures should be taken to avoid or eliminate the triggers.

  1. Avoid eating food items that triggered the symptoms in the first place
  2. If harsh soaps, frequent bathing cause hives, they should be avoided
  3. Tight clothing should be avoided
  4. If cold triggers hives, then wear warm clothing, wrap a scarf and do not swim in cold water.
  5. Avoid sun exposure and wear sunblock
  6. If a specific medication is causing the hives, inform your doctor. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dermatologist.
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I am 22 year old, have suffering from leukoderma at last 15 year, suggest me what l eat or not and give me some treatment.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 22 year old, have suffering from leukoderma at last 15 year, suggest me what l eat or not and give me some treat...
Hello,White patches on your skin are a common type of depigmented skin lesion associated with an infection, allergy, or autoimmune disorder. One common cause of white spots, or hypopigmentation, is a fungal infection of the skin known as tinea versicolor (associated with other symptoms, such as itching or dryness on or around the white patches). This fungal infection is not contagious and can be treated easily with over-the-counter medications. Please tell me other symptoms like about sensation on the area, since how long do you have this patch, any family history of white patch, etc. In the mean time you can take cal phos 6x, 4 tabs twice daily. Do send me a clear photo of the affected area.
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My face on the pimples and scars is solutions please a perfect cream information send.

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
My face on the pimples and scars is solutions please a perfect cream information send.
Avoid Oily and spicy food drink lot of water Treat Dandruff Apply Benzac AC ointment at night after washing face with neem face wash Capsule Himalaya neem one cap daily for 15 days Daily brisk morning walking for 20 minute meditation will certainly help as Acne increases by stress for scars A cream Name spot corrector of Artistry Brand is available, this cream has shown good result (70-70% lightening in 2-3 month) or laser treatment can be opt Treatment can be decided after Physical examination
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I suffering from operation marks it was very deep marks and some stretch marks in my abdominal part. Suggest a cream.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
1. Try to scrub the area daily and put vitamin e oil 2. You can also apply some castor oil to the stretch marks and gently massage the area in circular motions for 5 to 10 minutes 3. Use aloe vera gel on the area once a day 4. Use rich cocoa butter before going.
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I have black and white spots around my lips I have tried so many remedies but there is no effect pls help me out.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I have black and white spots around my lips I have tried so many remedies but there is no effect pls help me out.
As of now apply aloevera gel twice a day and I will suggest you to upload the image of the lesion for diagnosis and further guidance.
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A lot of pimples is growing on my face. I tried my best but all in vain. A acne cyst produced on my face So what I have to do to treat it well.

BHMS, M.D.
Homeopath, Pune
A lot of pimples is growing on my face. I tried my best but all in vain. A acne cyst produced on my face So what I ha...
Hello lybrate user, there are various causes of acne like oily or dry skin due to hormonal imbalance, exposure to dust, pollution,  hereditary,lack of enough sleep, stress, unhealthy food habits etc..; dust clogs the tiny openings of sweat gland or oil gland which ultimately results into acne and blackheads. External application like ointment/antipimple cream is of less use unless and until internal cause is well treated and cure. Always wash your face with gentle facewash after exposure to dust,pollution. drink plenty of water, 7-8 glass per day to remove toxins from body and maintain hydration. Have healthy diet, add more fruits and green veggies in diet.avoid stress, avoid alcohol, junk food. Take homeopathic treatment for acne. It is safe, natural, and holistic way of treatment.Homeopathic medicine is selected on the basis of thorough details of patient, like medical history, causes, routine, temperament etc..; such well selected medicine gives complete relief and cure, without any side effects. Message back for online homeopathic consultation and treatment.
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