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Dr. Lipy Gupta - Dermatologist, New Delhi

Dr. Lipy Gupta

87 (13 ratings)
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS

Dermatologist, New Delhi

12 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
Dr. Lipy Gupta 87% (13 ratings) MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS Dermatologist, New Delhi
12 Years Experience  ·  500 at clinic  ·  ₹300 online
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Dr Lipy Gupta is a well-known and experienced dermatologist with an experience of over 11 years in the field of dermatology. She received her M.B.B.S in 2005 from very prestigious Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. After that she has also acquired MD in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy in 2008 from the very reputed University College of Medical Sciences and GTB Hospital, New Delhi. Dr was serving as a senior resident from 2009-2012 at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. Apart from that she was also an Assistant professor at the same Hospital. Dr. Lipy Gupta is a professional member of various institution like Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL), Medical Council of India (MCI), Delhi Medical Council. She is not just n well-known Dermatologist but is specialized in cosmetology and is an active profile of Cosmetology Society of India (CDSI). Dr Lipy Gupta currently practises at Green Park Family Medicine Clinic in Green park,Delhi. One can get a whole lot of services in her clinic that includes Antiaging treatment, Chemical peels treatment, Dermaroller Anti-ageing Treatment, Hair Mesotherapy Treatment, Restylane Vital Treatment, Vampire Face Lift Treatment, Acne Treatment.

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Education
MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy - University College of Medical Sciences & GTB Hospital, New Delhi - 2008
MBBS - Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi - 2005
Past Experience
2009 - 2012 Senior Resident at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, PGIMER
2012 - 2014 Assistant Professor at Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital, PGIMER
Languages spoken
English
Hindi
Professional Memberships
Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists and Leprologists (IADVL)
Cosmetology Society of India (CDSI)
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Medical Council of India (MCI)
Delhi Medical Council

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Adult Rashes - When Should You Visit Your Dermatologist?

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
Adult Rashes - When Should You Visit Your Dermatologist?

Whether your complexion is fair or dark, almost everyone suffers from a rash at some point of time of the other. A rash can be described as a change in colour of texture of the skin. Most rashes are not life threatening. Skin rashes can be triggered by bacterial, vital or fungal infections and respond well to over the counter topical medication or oral antihistamines. May rashes are also triggered by a change in weather conditions and humidity or dry skin. However, there are some instances where a rash should not be ignored and a doctor should be consulted.

When a rash is accompanied by other symptoms
As a general rule of thumb, a rash that is accompanied by fever, muscle aches, crams etc should not be ignored. In such cases the rash is usually a symptom of a larger problem such as measles, scarlet fever and shingles or an allergic reaction.

Rashes that do not respond to medication
Rashes can take anywhere from a few days to a few weeks to completely heal but regular use of topical creams and oral antihistamines should how improvements in a day or two. Any rash that does not respond to topical ointments and continues to spread to other parts of your body must be shown to a doctor at once.

Widespread rashes
Most rashes are localized and restricted to a small area. Widespread rashes are usually a sign of allergies and need medical attention. Rashes that emerge suddenly should also be shown to a doctor as soon as possible.

Painful rashes
While itchiness may be commonly associated with many types of rashes, pain is a symptom of a bigger problem. Painful rashes should be immediately shown to a doctor.

Rashes that become infected
Rashes that itch may cause scratching that can lead to added infections. Hence, ideally, a rash should never be scratched. Swelling, yellow or green discharge, crusting, warmth in the area around the rash and red streaks radiating out from the rash are signs of infections.

A rash that begins to blister
Most rashes only cause bump on the surface of the skin. If these bumps turn into blisters or open sores, medical attention should be immediately sought. This is especially necessary in cases where the rash is around the eyes, mouth or genitals. A blistering rash may be due to an allergic reaction, reaction to medication or an internal trigger. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a dermatologist and ask a free question.

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Hirsutism - How Best Can it Be Managed?

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hirsutism - How Best Can it Be Managed?

Most women love the idea of having healthy and silky skin that feels smooth to touch. However, due to a certain reasons, some women can have excessive, unwanted hair on their chest, hands and face. The pattern is similar to what is seen in men. This can be a major psychological problem. Read on to know more about some of the common reasons for this and how it can be managed:

Common causes behind it
Hair pattern is largely determined by genetic makeup and hirsutism is often caused by genes, hormones, or medication which is another main cause is the excessive amount of testosterone in women. Conditions like obesity, polycystic ovaries disease, ovarian tumours, adrenal tumours, Cushing’s syndrome and drugs like Danazol can cause excessive androgen hormones. Women with this condition may also have a deep voice, huge breasts, enlarged clitoris, severe acne and may also suffer from hair loss. These symptoms are collectively referred to as virilisation.

Ways to control hirsutism
The treatment is aimed at removing the unwanted hair and treating the underlying cause. A combination of medications and procedures can help in removing the excessive hair.

  1. Weight loss: Reducing weight makes the body produce less of the male hormone, and so hirsutism is controlled.
  2. Female hormone replacement: Birth control pills are a good choice for women who do not want to get pregnant. They control the androgen hormone production and reduce hair growth and other characteristics.
  3. Anti-androgens: Spironolactone is an anti-androgen which counters the effect of testosterone; however, these have side effects and self-medication is not advisable.
  4. Topical creams: The face is the major area of concern and so creams like eflornithine are useful to control hair growth on the face.

Procedures

Depending on the patient’s severity of the problem and expectations, the following procedural options are available. While some of these can be done at home, others might require a visit to a doctor.

  1. Shaving: To be done repeated as and when the growth occurs.
  2. Tweezing: Isolated strands of hair can be removed with a tweezer.
  3. Waxing: This is useful in removing hair from large areas (chest, hands, etc.)
  4. Bleaching creams or lotions: The hair stays in place but is lightened in colour to give it a camouflaged appearance.
  5. Depilatory creams, lotions, or gels: These break down the hair follicles and prevent hair growth.
  6. Electrolysis: A small amount of electric current is applied to the hair follicle to destroy it, thereby controlling hair growth.
  7. Laser hair treatment: A small beam of highly concentrated light is applied to the affected area to damage the hair follicles and control hair growth.

Hirsutism is definitely not desirable, but there are definitely ways to manage the problems and get back to having a smooth, silky skin.

If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.

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