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Platelet Rich Plasma for Hair and Skin

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Varanasi
Platelet Rich Plasma for Hair and Skin

Since its inception, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) has been used for healing wounded tissues. It has been majorly used as a remedy for connective tissue damage. Owing to recent advancements in medical research, PRP finds its application in hair restoration therapy.

PRP for hair restoration is a developing non-surgical technique to stimulate hair growth. This therapeutic process finds its vital use in fuelling hair growth in male and female suffering from hair loss. The entire concept of PRP revolves round the body's natural healing power. It amplifies the healing mechanism and enhances the density of hair.

Advantages of PRP:

  1. PRP enhances the growth of follicular hair cells
  2. PRP upgrades the blood supply to scalp
  3. The hair growth cycle is elevated
  4. Swelling of scalp is decreased to a greater extent
  5. All the factors contributing to hair growth are supplied

PRP is essentially an intense source of platelets. It consists of numerous growth factors, which can promote the healing power of skin and scalp. When PRP is used along with hair transplant surgery, it enhances the growth rate of follicular hair grafts. If PRP is used to treat hair loss, it significantly minimizes the rate of hair fall.

The Procedure of PRP:
The complete PRP procedure is very simple and patient experiences minimal pain. Blood is drawn from the patient in an amount equal to that of taken during any blood test. The blood is rotated with a high frequency in a centrifuge to detach the PRP from the rest of the blood. Next, the PRP is concentrated to thrice the normal blood count by spinning it in a closed sterile system. The procedure makes PRP devoid of granulocyte, which otherwise hampers the cell regeneration system of the body. The scalp of the patient is supplied with anesthesia so that the patient undergoes minimal pain. Finally, the PRP is infused into the scalp of the patient. No further medication is required.

How effective is PRP?
PRP is completely safe and natural. It does not involve any kind of modification of cells. It just concentrates the growth factors in blood so as to promote the hair growth. No blood infection occurs during the process. Thus, it can be easily undertaken by anyone suffering from hair loss. However, it is completely a personal choice.

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My vagina is very dark I want to make it fair tell me some medicine to get rid of this. Or tell me some herbal powder that can help me.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Karnal
My vagina is very dark I want to make it fair tell me some medicine to get rid of this. Or tell me some herbal powder...
The color of private organs is usually darker and its perfectly normal. Don't waste your time / money on this issue as nothing will help much. All the best.
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I am 15 years young boy. But on my face pimples are came and my face came very dirty? To prevent my face what precautions should I take?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am 15 years young boy. But on my face pimples are came and my face came very dirty? To prevent my face what precaut...
Use tea tree face wash and toner twice daily. Use aha glow face wash daily use sunscreen with spf 30 daily. Use natural face pack of multani mitti and lemon 2 times a week. You can also use apple cider vinegar with mother for 5 mins after washing your face and splash it clean with water. Most important is diet- do not eat junk, eat more vegetables and fruits especially with vitamin c.

I am suffering from black and Whitehead's, use many home remedies but no relief, plzzz suggest any other remedies or cream for clearing my face.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am suffering from black and Whitehead's, use many home remedies but no relief, plzzz suggest any other remedies or ...
Apply alovera gell regularly. Instead of soap use basan honey milk paste for face wash. massage face with kumkumadi taila.
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My fiance is dark brown in colour, and he has pigments on his face as well as he has pimples, please suggest to get his skin clear and good colour.

MD - Alternative Medicine
Alternative Medicine Specialist, Mumbai
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Hello, most common chronic skin disease, almost in all age group due to wrong food habit, excess starch, sugar n fatty acid, chronic constipation, and menstrual problem in female are some of the causes behind pimples. Diet: fresh fruits & juice, fresh steamed vegetable n soup, salad butter milk or cured in very useful for fast result. Home remedy: 1 a teaspoonful of coriander juice mixed with pinch of turmeric powder and apply 2 pounded orange and lemon peel apply on affected area b & t - akne -care soap / calendula & aloe multi purpose cream apply locally stay healthy- naturally.

I have lots of hair on my face and body. I hv proper menstrual cycle. What can be the reason for the hair growth?

BHMS, Diploma in Dermatology
Homeopath, Hyderabad
I have lots of hair on my face and body. I hv proper menstrual cycle. What can be the reason for the hair growth?
If you're already eating a balanced diet of vegetables and protein-rich foods, one additional way to stop hair loss naturally is to take supplements like Vitamin B or saw palmetto. You can also try doing an avocado hair mask or massaging your scalp with essential oils like lavender oil or peppermint oil.

I have an oily skin, and my pimples are also there on my face and some marks also. please suggest me what to do to avoid marks and pimples and have a clean face.

MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Visakhapatnam
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U have get treated for 3 reasons, reducing oiliness, getting treatment for pimples and marks, and maintanence for your face.
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There is a scar on my nose from past 5 months. Suggest a suitable measure to cure it.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
There is a scar on my nose from past 5 months.
Suggest a suitable measure to cure it.
Egg white works well in order to lighten the pimple marks and the pimple scars. Take a fresh egg and break the egg, separate the egg white from the egg yolk. Apply this egg white on the pimple marks. After 10-15 minutes, wash with the cold water. Baking Soda Take some baking soda. Mix some water with the baking soda and apply this mixture on the pimple marks. Baking soda serves as an agent that carries out micro dermabrasion on the skin and helps to clear the pimple marks on the face and body. Tomatoes Tomatoes are rich in Vitamin A, which helps nourish the dead skin while rejuvenating it. Vitamin A helps by healing the skin and by helping facilitate quick growth of the skin while removing the scars. Using tomatoes to help heal the scars on the skin is not a lengthy process, but it is rather simple. Just take a tomato, slice it and make it into a pulp. Apply the pulp on the face and leave it on for twenty minutes’ time. Then, wash it off with some warm water. You could also mix cucumbers with it. Make a paste out of all of cucumbers and tomatoes and apply as a face mask. Leave it on for half an hour and wash it with some cool water. Follow this method two days at a time every week and observe the results.

10 Benefits Of Baking Soda For Hair, Skin And Body

M.Sc. in Dietetics and Food Service Management , Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Application, P.G.Diploma in Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics , B.Sc.Clinical Nutrition & Dietetics
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Mumbai
10 Benefits Of Baking Soda For Hair, Skin And Body

1. Fights acne and pimples

Acne

To get rid of acne or pimples, you do not need harsh chemicals. Baking soda will do the work easily. The antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties of this kitchen staple helps treat the cause as well as reduce the symptoms of acne and other breakouts.

In addition, it helps balance the skin’s ph, which helps reduce the occurrence of skin breakouts.

Mix 1 teaspoon of baking soda with a little water to make a paste.
Apply it on the affected skin for 1 to 2 minutes.
Rinse it off with cold water.
Repeat once daily for 2 or 3 days, then reduce the frequency to 1 or 2 times a week.

2. Brightens yellow teeth

Whiten teeth

Baking soda is excellent for making your pearly whites shine. It works as a mild abrasive to remove yellow stains from your teeth. In addition, it helps remove plaque by neutralizing acids produced by the bacteria.

You can simply put a little baking soda on your toothbrush along with your regular toothpaste. Brush your teeth as usual for 2 minutes. Do it once daily for a few days.
Alternatively, prepare a homemade teeth whitener with 4 tablespoons of turmeric root powder, 2 teaspoons of baking soda and 3 tablespoons of extra-virgin coconut oil. Mix all the ingredients thoroughly. Use a small amount of this paste to brush your teeth once daily for a few days.
Note: avoid excess use of baking soda as it can strip your teeth of its natural, protective enamel.

3. Relieves sunburn and sunburn blisters

Baking soda relieves sunburn and sunburn blisters

During the summer, keep a box of baking soda handy. Due to its alkaline nature, baking soda has a soothing affect on sunburned skin, which helps relieve the itching and burning sensations. It also has mild antiseptic and drying properties that help dry out sunburn blisters quickly.

Mix 1 to 2 tablespoons of baking soda in a cup of cold water. Soak a clean washcloth in this solution, wring out the excess water and apply it as a cool compress on the affected area for 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat 2 or 3 times a day until you get relief.
Alternatively, add ½ cup of baking soda to a bathtub filled with water. Stir well and soak yourself in this water for 10 to 15 minutes. After getting out of the bath, pat dry or allow your body to air dry. Do this once daily for a few days.

4. Improves skin complexion

Improves skin complexion

Uneven skin tone is a major problem for many. If you want a brighter and even skin tone, baking soda is an easy and inexpensive solution.

It is a good exfoliating agent that helps remove dead cells. In addition, it balances ph level of the skin, which is very important to maintain even and clear skin.

Mix 1 to 2 teaspoons of baking soda with enough filtered water or rose water to make a paste. Apply the paste on your face. Allow it to sit for 1 minute, then gently rub it off using only the tips of your fingers. Finally, wash with lukewarm water and pat dry to reveal brighter skin. Follow this remedy 1 or 2 times a week only. Make sure to moisturize your skin after using baking soda.
Alternatively, mix 1 tablespoon each of baking soda and fresh lemon juice along with 4 or 5 drops of extra-virgin olive oil. Apply this paste on your face. Leave it on for 5 minutes, then rinse it off with cold water. Repeat 2 or 3 times a week.

5. Treats stained or yellow nails

Stained nails can be unsightly, but baking soda can whiten your nails so you do not have to hide them in your pockets or gloves.


Baking soda for stained nails

Its bleaching and exfoliating properties help remove stains.

Put ½ cup of water, 1 teaspoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide and 1 tablespoon of baking soda in a small bowl. Stir well, until the baking soda dissolves. Dip your nails into the solution for 2 to 3 minutes. Repeat once every two weeks.
Alternatively, mix 2½ tablespoons of baking soda and 1 tablespoon of 3% hydrogen peroxide to make a paste. Use a cotton swab to apply it on your nails. Wait 2 minutes before rinsing your nails with warm water. For best results, repeat once every 2 months.


6. Treats body odor

Body odor

Baking soda is one of the best natural deodorizers that help treat mild to severe body odor. It helps absorb moisture and sweat from the skin, thereby reducing body odor. Being an antibacterial agent, it also helps kill bacteria that give rise to body odor.

Combine ⅛ teaspoon of baking soda, 1 tablespoon of water and a few drops of any essential oil. Use a cotton ball to rub it on your underarms or areas where you sweat excessively. Use it regularly to fight body odor.
Alternatively, thoroughly mix equal amounts of baking soda and cornstarch. Dust this powder onto your dry underarms to prevent sweating as well as bad odor.

7. Treats smelly and oily hair

Smelly hair

Smelly hair is a very embarrassing problem, and people with oily hair are more prone to this condition. Oily hair picks up environmental pollutants and strong smells more readily.

Baking soda can easily fix this problem because it helps reduce oiliness and also neutralizes foul odors. In addition, its alkaline nature balances the ph level of the scalp to keep it clean and healthy.

Mix 1 part baking soda with 3 parts water. Apply it on your damp hair, wait 5 minutes and then rinse your hair. Repeat once or twice a month.
Alternatively, add 1 tablespoon of baking soda to your regular shampoo bottle and use it to wash your hair 1 or 2 times a week.
You can also use baking soda as a dry shampoo. Thoroughly mix equal amounts of baking soda and cornstarch. Sprinkle a small amount at the roots of your hair and tousle your hair around. Brush your hair thoroughly with a good quality brush and you will be impressed with the result.

8. Removes dandruff

Dandruff scalp

Dandruff is difficult to get rid of, especially during the winter months, but not impossible. With proper and regular hair care, you can eliminate dandruff easily.


Baking soda can help banish those annoying white flakes on your scalp and hair. It clarifies the scalp and helps clear off flakes. In addition, as baking soda is alkaline, it helps bring the ph balance of the scalp to a healthy equilibrium.

Rub 1 tablespoon of baking soda onto your wet hair and scalp. Wait for a minute, then rinse it out thoroughly with water. Do this once a week only.
Alternatively, mix freshly squeezed juice of 1 lemon with 1 teaspoon of baking soda. Apply it to your scalp, allow it to sit for 2 to 3 minutes and then rinse your hair with water. Follow this remedy once a week only to keep your scalp free from dandruff.


9. Heals skin rashes and itchiness

Rashes

Skin rashes and itchiness can cause a lot of discomfort. You can treat these problems with baking soda. It has a soothing effect on the skin due to its anti-inflammatory properties that also help reduce inflammation, itching and swelling.

For localized itching, mix 1 part water with 3 parts baking soda. Apply the paste on the affected area. Allow it to sit for a couple of minutes, then rinse it off with cool water. Use this treatment once daily, until the condition improves.
If you have itching all over your body, add 1 cup of baking soda to a bathtub of cool water and soak in it for 10 minutes a day.
Note: avoid using baking soda if the skin is broken or too irritated by constant scratching.

10. Treats nail fungus

Nail fungus can make your nails look ugly and cause many discomforts. It is an infection that occurs when fungi start growing under the nails.

 
Baking soda for nail fungus

This results in crusty, thick, discolored and distorted nails. The alkaline nature of baking soda prevents the growth of fungi.

Mix 2 tablespoons of baking soda in 1 cup of raw, unfiltered apple cider vinegar. Soak the affected toenails or fingernails in this solution for 5 minutes. Pat dry your nails with paper towels. Do this twice a day.
Alternatively, make a paste of 1 to 2 teaspoons of baking soda mixed with warm water. Apply it on your affected nails for a few minutes, then rinse it off with warm water. Repeat once daily.

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Vampire Face Lift: New Trend In Anti Aging Treatment

MBBS, DDVL
Dermatologist, Kochi
Vampire Face Lift: New Trend In Anti Aging Treatment

Vampire face lift is the current trend in anti aging therapy. It helps in facial rejenuation by using patients own blood, hence the name. The patients blood is drawn and centrifuged to extract prp (platelet rich plasma. This is then reinjected using fine needles into the appropriate areas. Platelets contain growth factor which stimulate skin rejenuation. It helps to improve skin texture reducing fine lines and wrinkles. It also gives firmness to the sagged facial tissues due to age. Its a simple procedure which can be done in op basis causing minimal pain and discomfort to the patient. It is relatively more cost effective than most of the anti aging treatments and gives visibly remarkable results.

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