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Dr. Sukumari

Dermatologist, Chennai

100 - 250 at clinic
Dr. Sukumari Dermatologist, Chennai
100 - 250 at clinic
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Dr. Sukumari is a renowned Dermatologist in Kolathur, Chennai. You can visit him/her at Drj Hospital in Kolathur, Chennai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Sukumari on Lybrate.com.

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How to get back my hair that I was loos from front of both angle of my head? Please suggest something?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello, there can be many reasons behind it like *physical or emotional stress, inadequate protein intake, genetics, anemia, aging, hormonal changes, prolonged illness, deficiency of vitamin b6 and folic acid, thyroid diseases. *hair fall can also result when one indulges in too much drying, blow drying or use of hot curlers. *dandruff can also be great cause behind hair fall. Follow the tips *make a habit of 8-10 glasses of water daily. *eat healthy and balanced food like pulses, green leafy vegetables, fresh fruits and nuts etc. *eggs as it is loaded with essential nutrients such as proteins, vitamin b12, iron, zinc and omega 6 fatty acids in large amount. *add more vitamin rich food to your diet. *avoid stress and anger. *cut down the use of hair spray, hair gel. *take a sound sleep. *avoid too much exposure of your hair to sunlight. *avoid hot hair styling tools, as they damage hair and cause split ends. *it is best not to comb the hair while it is wet as this leads to greater chances of hair breakage.
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What You Need to Know About Oxygen Facial Therapy

Cosmetologist
Dermatologist, Delhi
What You Need to Know About Oxygen Facial Therapy

Oxygen is necessary to rejuvenate aging and dull skin. Oxygen facial therapy opens all clogged pores of your face through all the layers. It helps to reduce and eliminate problems like wrinkles, fine lines and acne. Oxygen facial therapy gets the skin on your face to breathe and makes it radiant. Following is the information you need to know to consider Oxygen facial therapy:

  1. The Oxygen levels tend to drop since the age of 25 and by 40 at least 50% of the skin's Oxygen retaining capacity gets impaired. When the skin lacks Oxygen the blood vessels get constricted and it adversely affects the skin's ability to function normally.
  2. Dull and aging skin can't be covered up with makeup or following skin care regimen after a certain point of time. Stress, lack of sleep, hormonal imbalance, unhealthy lifestyles etc can take a toll on your skin.

Benefits of Oxygen facial therapy

  1. Oxygen facial therapy can increase the benefits of other topical application of skin care products exponentially
  2. It increases the elasticity of the skin along with the strength of collagen
  3. It increases the number of red blood cells
  4. It makes your skin more supple and radiant
  5. It acts as a stimulator for the immune system
  6. Aids in restricting capillary damage and increases blood flow
  7. Increases the ability of the skin to heal
  8. Gives you an even skin tone
  9. Diminishes inflammation and reddish appearance of the skin
  10. Helps to heal wounds on the skin

Related Tip: "Which Kind of Clothing Lets Your Skin Breathe?"

 

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How to fix Hollow dark circles around eye .can I take any vitamins please .suggest any eye cream to lighten n cover hollowness around eyes.

BHMS
Homeopath, Moradabad
Apply chopped potatoes for 20 minutes daily. Take iron rich diet. Apple, pomegranate, green vegetables and 6 khajure regularly in morning.
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Dear sir Day by day my skin getting dark. I am really upset with it. In my neighbour there is a boy his skin was black but now he looks very much white. please help me.

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition, DNHE, P.G. Diploma in Panchkarma, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Hapur
Most of the moisturizers that you are using today include the butter milk. The butter milk without any chemicals will be an important remedy for removing dark spots entirely from the skin layer. Even if you have blemishes, the butter milk combined with lemon juice will work in a wonderful way. You need to make a paste with 4 tablespoon of butter milk in a container and two tablespoon of tomato juice in it. Mix it well and apply over your skin where you have dark spots. You need to wash it after 15 minutes time. This can ideally remove dark spots from your face without any side effects.
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I have a oily skin can you please suggest some cream or tablet to control oil from my face?

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
To manage oily skin, wash it with warm water and a gentle cleanser in the morning and at night. For better result consult privately.
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I have deep face tanning since child hood. How do it remove it without any side effects?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Mix required amounts of gram flour, lemon juice and curd or yogurt. Apply this paste on tan affected area of forehead and face. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it with water. This is an exclusive face pack prepared at home to remove tan from your skin in a very easy and effective way. A mixture of egg white, milk cream and honey works excellent against skin tanning. Mix tomato juice with honey or yogurt and apply it daily on skin to remove tanning.
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My hair's are falling Mere Baal girte ja Rahe he, mein Kya Karu Bal pure girkar takkal ho Sakata hain Kapal thoda bada hain aur 2 sides se zyada bal zadte hain, The Bal thode patle hain, Me balo ki sundrata ko khona nhi chahta please give me some answer which is helpful for sorting my problems.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Follow these best methods for treatment of hair fall • Add protein containing items in your foods for healthy hair growth such as take a bowl of cereal daily and a glass of milk or 100 gm cheese or 1-2 eggs. . • Stress is one of the main cause of hair fall.To reduce hairfall , Practice Yogasana like SHIRSHASANA and SARWANGASANA only under the guidance of Expert. • you can use MAHABHRINGRAJ TEL of BAIDYANATH COMPANY and apply it 3 times in a week massage your scalp for 10 to 15 minutes daily .It increases blood circulation in your scalp and enhances hair growth. • Avoid the excess use of products such as hair colours or shampoo as they cause destruction of hair follicles. * Take Vitamin-E rich foods like dry fruits ( Almonds,Pista etc) daily. * Apply the egg yolk to the scalp atleast once a week.It gives nourishment to hair root and enhances hair growth. You can take HAIR REGROW Pack for more medicine treatment.
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My age is 19 I have an acne on the left side of my check its not at all fading to my normal color its soo red, what should I do to cure my acne soon? Can I use natural products? Or can I use mederna on my face? Pls help me.

MD(EH)/AM/Accupressure
Acupressurist, Chandigarh
You should apply lysterin on the acne for one hour. After that wash your face. Do not rub or scratch the acne. Drink plenty of liquids. Avoid junk food.
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I am 19 years old and I am having pimples on my face and I am using himalaya neem face wash but it is not showing much effect wat should I do?

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic treatment----------------- topi berberis cream (wilmar schwabe india) apply during daytime------------------- hepar -sulph -pentarkan (wilmar schwabe india) chew 2 tabs 3 timess daily----------------- natrum- mur 30 (dr reckeweg) drink 1 drop direct on tongue daily night-------------------- aquiplus cream (hapdco) apply thick coat on face at night--------------- cleano face wash (lords) wash face with this face wash before applying creams------------ bloome-203 soap (bioforce) for normal use on face------------------------ do nd do nots---------------------- 1. Drink 6-8 glass water daily.------------ 2. Drink 2 glasss milk daily--------- 3. Avoid fast food, junk food, fried food, chocklates, dry fruits, ketchups, cold drinks----------- 4. Take nutritious diet nd exercise regularily-------------
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Stitches Post Surgery - How You Should Take Care?

MS - General Surgery, MBBS
General Surgeon, Delhi
Stitches Post Surgery - How You Should Take Care?

Any surgery that requires an incision will involve sutures or staples as the last step of the procedure. This helps close the incision and keep out infections. Taking care of your stitches can help limit scarring and discomfort and speed up the healing process. Here are a few things to keep in mind.

  1. Keep it clean and dry: For the first few days, use a washed wet cloth to clean the incision site. After a few days, you may start washing the area with soap and water unless advised else wise by your doctor. Ensure that you dry the skin thoroughly after washing it. Avoid baths that involve soaking the area in water. Also, avoid swimming. Do not use any powders, lotions, creams, deodorants etc on the wound site.
  2. Look out for signs of infections: Avoid activities that may involve exposing your wound to dirty water, chemicals, dust etc. This increases your risk of infections. Also look out for signs f infections such as redness, swelling, pus or bleeding, fever or increased pain from the wound. In case you notice such signs, consult your doctor at the earliest.
  3. Do not scratch: As it heals, your skin is likely to turn itchy. However, refrain from scratching so as to reduce chances of infections. Do not try and pull away from the scab but let it fall off on its own. This will also help limit scarring.
  4. Limit contact: Avoid wearing tight clothes or anything that sticks to the skin while your wound is healing. Instead have plenty of loose, comfortable clothes easily accessible. Also, do not take part in close contact sports such as football etc until the stitches have healed completely.
  5. Change your dressing regularly: A dressing should be changed as soon as it gets wet or soaked with blood or other body fluids. Wear clean medical gloves while changing a dressing. When putting on a new dressing do not touch the inside of the dressing or apply any creams on the stitches unless advised so by your doctor. In the case of removable stitches, the doctor will usually remove the stitches after a few days. DO not attempt to pull the stitches out on your own.
  6. Avoid exposing the wound to sunlight: New skin that forms as the incision heals is very sensitive to sunlight and gets sunburnt very easily. Limiting your exposure to sunlight can help reduce the effects of scarring.
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I have marks on my face due to pimples how to control the pimples and how to remove the end marks on face and how to brighten the face.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Take following homoeo medicines berberus aquifolium q 30 ml sbl or any company 10 drops 3 times per day in water also apply berberis aq oin. Both avaliable in homoeo medical or online. Take full sleep no late night drink planty water eat vegetables fruits wash face with himilaya face wash.
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I am losing hair quickly and have tried all shampoo but no effect. Please help me.

M.D, MBBS
Cosmetic Physician, Mumbai
Hi thank you very much for your query. Hair loss, now-a-days, is common among males and females of all age groups. Hair loss is mostly genetic, so if hair loss runs in your family, you are most likely to suffer from hair loss too. Hair loss happens either in clumps, which is overall hair loss, or focused on any one part of head - especially the crown. While genetics play a big role, some additional factors can aggravate hair loss - hormonal imbalance, alopecia areata, stress, thyroid disease, anemia, protein deficiency, and low vitamin levels may cause hair loss in you. Oiling your hair with a mixture of oils like olive, sesame, coconut and castor oil provides moisture to your hair and prevents them from drying and breakage. At insta-sculpt we have advanced technologies like mesotherapy, derma roller and high frequency which can easily treat the hair problem. The treatment is safe, non surgical and non invasive without any side effects. No. Of sessions and time period required depends on the chronicity and the type of hair. If you can send us your photograph, or have an audio or video consultation with us through skype, we will be in a better position to advice you. We would look forward to seeing you at any of our insta-sculpts center.
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I have black spots and pimples on my face. I have used many creams still now there is no result. So what should I do now.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Hi,Acne is the most common teenage problem.Acne is a result of a blockage in the follicles or the pores on the skin. It includes whiteheads, pimples, blackheads and rashes, and occurs usually on the face, chest. Homoeopathy cures acne conditions like blackheads, whiteheads, skin rashes and oily skin very effectively. *Treatment part for the acne -- 1. Take kali brom 30 ch , (wsi) 3 drops daily morning empty stomach. 2. Take Berberis Aquafolium Q 10 drops with water twice a day. * Management part for the acne-- 1.drink 10 to 12 glasses of water daily. 2. Eat healthy and balanced diet including whole grain meals , green leafy vegetables and fruits. 3. avoid oily , junk and spicy food. *Home remedy for acne-- Crush coriander leaves and take out its juice, then mix it with a pinch of turmeric powder , now apply on acne at night.
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On my face there are many pimples. I have tried many medicines but there are no effects. So tell me how to m fine?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Navi Mumbai
take following remedies 1.triphala kadha 4 tsp before lunch and dinner 2.amala juice 4 tsp + 2tsp sugar + 2tsp honey in the morning empty stomach
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I am losing my hair quickly and daily also tried all types of shampoos. Please help me for this issue.

MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Aurangabad
Hair fall is common now a days. Due to stress and eating habits. And some illness, like anemia, thyroid and hereditary problems. Take following homoeo medicine. Acid hydroflouric 30 (30 ml sbl company). 1 drop 3 times per day x 14 days on tongue. Do not take anything 15 min before after medicine. Also use arnica montana q 30ml + 100 ml pure coconut oil mix and use before wash twice weekly. Use arnica homoeopathic shampoo take plenty water 3 to 4 liters per day. Eat proper food, carbohydrate, protein, minerals, fruits. Avoid outer food.
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I have pimples on my face. I used face cream but there is no result. What should I do now?

DRCH, BHMS
Homeopath, Bareilly
Stop to use oily cream on face. Wash your face frequently with water. Drink plenty of water and eat nutritious food. Avoid to eat oily food, fast food, and highly spicy food. If face is oily wash it with acnelack soap.
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Skin in Summer

M D, MBBS MD
Dermatologist, Bangalore
Skin in Summer

6 common skin problems you suffer from in the hot weather and tips to deal with them

Summer season is a hard time for not just the body but even your skin. As the temperature soars, the heat becomes unbearable, for both--body and skin. While you've trained your body to fight the heat, and keep cool; the same is needed for your delicate skin too.

The answer lies in keeping yourself well-hydrated, protecting your skin from sun exposure and reducing conditions open to infection

Multiple factors combine to make your skin irritable during summers. Along with the heat that puts a lot of pressure, is sweating. However, sometimes dirt and dust clog the sweat ducts of the skin, trapping the perspiration. This can result in itchy rashes, blisters or minibumps. Clothes can make them irritable all the more due to friction.

Prevent this condition by keeping yourself squeaky clean, if you sweat. Bath twice a day, particularly so, when you end your day. Use an anti-bacterial soap or bath gel. Keep yourself dry as much as possible. Rubbing the affected skin with ice cubes can help soothe the irritation. If the condition persists, meet a dermatologist.

It is not just your body but also your skin that bears the brunt of dehydration. As we sweat, we continuously lose hydration from the skin. If not sufficiently replenished, this can leave the skin dry, irritated and more prone to sunburn. Your lips may start cracking and dry patches may appear all over it.

The most logical answer is to drink as much water as you can. Carry a water bottle with you all the time, do not go without sipping once every half an hour. Also add a lot of juices and summer fruits to your intake. Fruits like watermelon which are full of water content are particularly good for the body and skin during summers. You can also seek deep hydrating treatments like hydrating electroporation therapy, oxygen therapy or juvederm refine to pamper your skin.

The summer sun is so harsh that it can scorch your skin, causing red patches, rashes that give a burning sensation. This happens more in people who have sensitive skin. In simple language, it is the sun burning up your soft and sensitive skin.

Logically, the only way to protect your skin against this condition is minimise sun exposure. At the same time equally important is to wear a sunscreen religiously. Apply a sunblock cream liberally all over your face, neck and arms 20 minutes before stepping out. Make sure you re-apply the same every four to five hours to ensure continuous protection. It is also advisable for people who have sensitive skin to wear clothes covering as much skin as possible during the day time. Ending your day with an aloe vera gel face pack will cool down the sunburnt skin.

The sweat makes our skin a magnet to the daily dose of dust, grime and pollution floating in the air, particularly if we spend some time outdoors. This combination of heat and dirt is a perfect recipe for acne and pimples to grow. The dust clogs the skin's pores while the heat gives bacteria a perfect environment to thrive.

To minimise acne, regular care should be taken to keep the skin clean. You should carry your facewash with you and give your face a quick wash at least thrice in a day or whenever you think it is needed to clean-up. Use a good facial cleanser every evening so that your skin pores are free of dirt; use anti-bacterial face wash; and end your day with a cooling application of multani mitti or sandalwood face pack to contain inflammation. Often acne might need medical attention. So, if your breakouts do not subside, do visit a dermatologist. You may need hormonal correction.

The hot temperature gives many bacteria and viruses a perfect thriving environment. The bacteria are everywhere, and you cannot even see them. People who use public transport, keep moving in crowded places and are much more prone to come in contact with multiple bacterial infections. Even the bus seat or window you touch with your hand may be carrying bacteria. These hands then touch our face, often resulting in skin infections.

Try to keep your hands clean and washed most of the times. Carry a handwash and keep washing every couple of hours. If this is not possible use a hand sanitiser. And give up the habit of touching your face with your fingers all the time. Folliculitis is a common condition when the damaged hair follicles get infected by bacteria, resulting in inflammation. To prevent this, wear lose clothes, avoid using swimming pools which are not properly disinfected, and prevent cuts while shaving.

When exposed to the sun's uv radiation, the skin's melanin reacts by forming a protective shield. The melanin results in dark pigmentation, either uniformly all over or in patches on the skin. The result is what we call skin darkening, tanning or hyper-pigmentation.

Using a sunscreen of at least 30 spf and reapplying is important, so is wearing sunglasses to prevent dark circles. To undo the effects of tanning, seek procedures like laser skin rejuvenation, chemical peels or microdermabrasion. Your dermatologist will suggest the right procedure for your needs.

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Hi i am suffering from pimple marks and some acne scars pls help me to get rid of them permanently and get a mark less skin pls help me to get rid of them fast.

BHMS, Certified in Aesthetic Skin Treatments, Certified in Applied Behaviour Analysis
Homeopath, Mumbai
For marks or pigmentation: A mixture of lemon juice, rose water and cucumber juice should be applied on the face as a face pack. Lemon juice is citric acid and contains vitamin C that helps remove the tan and the cucumber and rose water are cooling agents. Leave it on your skin for 10 to 20 minutes. Rinse it off with warm water when done. Repeat daily or alternate days if your skin is sensitive. Homeopathic remedies for clear and glowing skin are totally free from any side effects and are extremely effective in treating this problem. The medicines used are all natural and, thus, free from any harmful components. Their selection is based upon the individual constitution of the patient, and success is attained by employing the constitutional remedy internally. Through homeopathic remedies the inner vitality of the person is raised and any noxious agent in the body is thrown out, which may be the cause behind dull and discolored skin. Consult online through Lybrate for skin care treatment along with dietary instructions and lifestyle modifications. Your feedback matters. Thank-you.
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How to get ride of pimples and back marks on the face and black portions below the eyes how to look younger than me.

Diploma In Dermatology And Venerology And Leprosy (DDVL), MBBS
Dermatologist, Ranchi
You have to understand that pimples & pimples marks are basically infections in your skin pores (glands) in which sweat is forming. If you want complete cure of pimples you have to be infection free, as skin have very little blood supply, so take time to remove infections.For further assistance you can concern me privately.please upload its photo.
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