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General Surgeon Clinic

58, Sarat Bose Road. Landmark: Opposite Landsdowne puuddapukur . Near Motor Vehicle, Kolkata Kolkata
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Health Point is known for housing experienced General Surgeons. Dr. Yogesh Bavishi, a well-reputed General Surgeon, practices in Kolkata. Visit this medical health centre for General Surgeons recommended by 106 patients.

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Bar Soap vs. Body Wash: Which is Better for You?

MD - Dermatology, MBBS, DDV
Dermatologist, Pune
Bar Soap vs. Body Wash: Which is Better for You?

The most important part of skincare is keeping your skin cleansed and fresh. But before that, it is imperative to find the right product for the same. Skin type varies from person to person, and hence finding skincare goods most suited to your skin makes all the difference.

Bathing habits directly affect the quality of your skin, which involves picking the appropriate cleanse; i. E. Choosing between a body soap and body wash. Each has a different set of characteristics and comes with its own set of advantages and disadvantages. Let's find out which one is better for your skin.

Why you should choose bathing soap bar:

  •  it is more effective in removing dirt through deep cleansing
  •  it is suited to skin that is excessively oily in nature as it contains ingredients that are highly effective in stripping off excess oil from the skin


Why you should not choose bathing soap bar:

  •  it tends to strip the skin of its natural oils and moisture, making it dry and flaky
  •  it is unhygienic in case of sharing between individuals as soaps tend to accumulate the dirt from your skin due to direct body contact

Reasons to pick a body wash:

  •  it has a very mild and gentle effect on the skin in comparison to soaps
  •  it keeps the skin moisturized by preserving natural oils
  •  it is more hygienic than bar soaps in case of interpersonal sharing
  •  it is the most suitable option for dry skin

Reasons to ditch a body wash:

  •  it contains a large amount of artificial additives and preservatives that can do more harm to your skin than good, giving rise to allergic reactions in some cases

So, who's the winner of the two?

You must certainly base the choice on what's best for your skin type. Body soap is more compatible with oily skin while dry skin is better suited for body wash. A body wash, however, is much more gentle on your skin. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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Fungal Infection

Diploma in Dermatologist, Venereologist and Laparoscopy , MBBS
Dermatologist, Rewari
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How to get rid of Fungal Infection?

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Best Way to Handle Oily Skin in Summers!

MD - Skin,VD & Lepxsy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Rewari
Best Way to Handle Oily Skin in Summers!

Oily skin is a condition that can be characterized by shine on the skin and a large number of pores. The oil in question is a result of overactive sebaceous glands that produce excessive sebum. This can result in acne and blackheads. Summer is a time of the year where skin problems due to oily skin are worsened by factors such as sweat and dust. So proper skin care is necessary in order to negate the effects of oily skin.

There are multiple ways to handle this condition in summers:

1. Using cleansers - Proper cleaning of skin is a very important step in lessening the effects of oily skin. Harsh cleansers have an opposing effect as they facilitate secretion of oil, so a mild cleanser is usually the best option. Some cleansers may contain ingredients that irritate the skin, so care is advised in selecting a proper one.

2. Hydration and food - Keeping the body well hydrated in summers combined with a diet free of greasy, oily food and less fats can help in reducing the effects of oily skin.

3. Using masks to clear the face - Masks such as clay masks, yogurt, and baking soda can help in cleansing the skin by clearing the oil. It should be noted that these treatments should not be overdone as they can cause the skin to dry up too much and over secrete oil.

4. Skin moisturizers - People often have this notion that oily skin does not require moisturizer application. Selecting a moisturizer that is fit for oily skin and using it will help moisturize the skin and keep it healthy.

5. Sunscreen - Sunscreen is a necessity during summers, and the sunscreen you choose should be specifically for oily skin in order for it to work effectively. Application of sunscreen can help prevent the UV rays of the sun from penetrating the skin and cause complications.

6. Dermatological treatment - In case of severe oiliness, treatments such as chemical peels and creams laced with tretinoin can help. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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I am getting pimples on head from past 12 years which I have consulted so-many doctors till today but nothing has been cured till now. I need a permanent solution for this and this is causing a lot of other issues for me to think.

MBBS, DPD-Cardiff (U.K)
Cosmetic Physician, Noida
I am getting pimples on head from past 12 years which I have consulted so-many doctors till today but nothing has bee...
Pimples can be really troublesome. Consult a good dermatologist who has all the facilities of chemical peels and lasers. You need to take a 6-8 month course of medicines + external treatments to get rid of pimples and the marks and scars left by them.
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Having very dry skin whole year, and having very dry stretch marks on hands, Belly and legs, no moisturizer helped. No soaps even. Very depressed. Please help me out Doctor.

MBBS, DPD-Cardiff (U.K)
Cosmetic Physician, Noida
Having very dry skin whole year, and having very dry stretch marks on hands, Belly and legs, no moisturizer helped. N...
Here are some tips to manage your dry skin- Use a mild bodywash live cetaphil or sebamed olive. Do not apply dettol or harsh soaps and cleansers. Take bath with cold or lukewarm water, water should never be very hot. Immediately after bath apply a good moisturiser to entire body. Do not rub the towel too harsh to dry the skin, use a soft cloth towel. Moisturise your skin again at night before going to bed.
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Tell me permanent cure for seborrheic dermatitis I am suffering since many years.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
Tell me permanent cure for seborrheic dermatitis
I am suffering since many years.
The seborrheic dermatitis is a common skin disease that mainly affects the scalp, causing itching, flaking, redness and persistent dandruff. Treatment option includes- Antifungal, contained both in shampoo both in specific creams, able to counteract the Malassezia, the fungus present in an extreme way in the affected areas of the body; Zinc pyrithione, coal tar and selenium sulfide. These active ingredients contained in shampoos, is useful when associated with treatment with antifungal; Preparations made from sulfur and salicylic acid, present in creams. These natural substances are able to reverse dermatitis and can be used for applications without triggering prolonged side effects. You should consult your nearby dermatologist to provide your the best treatment option as per your condition.
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5 Tips To Keep Your Skin Hydrated!

M Derm, DNB (Dermatology & Venereology) , MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
5 Tips To Keep Your Skin Hydrated!

The skin on your body is an important organ which also has many important functions such as regulating the body temperature through perspiration, allowing you to touch and feel the world around us. The skin is a supple organ with folds and variations and different levels of thickness. To maintain its health, it is very important to keep it properly hydrated. Let’s look at a few ways that can be done naturally:

  1. Moisturize: This is an important step that many don’t follow and it is a very important part of skin care. Moisturizing is necessary in both dry and wet climates. What you need to be aware of is to change the type of moisturizer from season to season. It is better to moisturize with a lighter lotion and less often during summers while the winters would require a heavier lotion with increased frequency.
  2. Use humidifiers during the dry seasons: Many people may miss this trick, but it is a good idea to run a humidifier within the room during the dry seasons as it helps you to breathe better as well as keeps your skin hydrated. Also, when sleeping in air conditioned rooms, it is a good idea to run a humidifier to ensure that the cold air doesn’t dehydrate your skin.
  3. Stop taking hot showers for too long: This is another common reason for dry skin. Taking hot showers for extended periods of time will rob your skin of its natural moisturizers and result in dry, scaly skin. Too long and hot showers will strip the skin of its essential oils and thus result in it becoming scaly and dry. Preferably, take shorter and colder showers.
  4. Change lifestyle habits: One of the greatest disruptors of skin health are bad habits, such as smoking, drinking excessive alcohol and sun damage. Ensure that you have enough protection from the sun to stop sun damage. Smoking and alcohol both dry out our skin and thus result in you looking older as well as developing more wrinkles. Give up smoking and try to limit alcohol consumption to limited quantities.
  5. Exercise: Many of the skin related woes occur due to the lack of physical movement, which results in underlying conditions. These underlying conditions may not only cause the skin quality to deteriorate, but will also result in it being dry. It is important to exercise to keep the internal regulatory systems in best condition and keep the skin hydrated.

If you wish to discuss about any specific skin related problem, you can consult a specilized dermatologist and ask a free question.

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I have a hard lump knot of small then pea size on left middle neck since 2 month. Not painful. Nor increasing. Any treatment.

PMR (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation) Specialist, Kolkata
I have a hard lump knot of small then pea size on left middle neck since 2 month. Not painful. Nor increasing. Any tr...
Go for a soft tissue x-ray of neck, to confirm about the origin of that swelling or may consult with a surgeon. I think doubt must be cleared. We can discuss after the xray or surgical opinion.
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Hi my skin is black and I recently met a dermatologist she advised to take peel treatment so want to take peel treatment its really works.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
Hi my skin is black and I recently met a dermatologist she advised to take peel treatment so want to take peel treatm...
Chemical peels may not lighten the color of the skin, but will help with discoloration. Peels will improve the texture of your skin and will make it brighter and glowing .The key is to find a board certified physician who is used to treating Asian skin and using chemical peels.
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I am nidhi from delhi .age 49 years old. I am suffering from. White spot on leg and hand. Since four. It cures n again shows on my body. What should I do.

Doctor of Homeopathic Medicine (H.M.D.)
Homeopath, Dhanbad
I am nidhi from delhi .age 49 years old. I am suffering from. White spot on leg and hand. Since four. It cures n agai...
A.S.F.-30, 1 dose daily 15 days & wait a week then again start mentioned remedy & dose for 3 months.
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I have deep sunken eyes and dark circles. I wear spectacles from back 6 years and it also leaves a mark on eyes. I look very unhealthy because of my sunken eyelids and dark circles. Please give me solutions to cure it.

MBBS, M.D ( ( Gen.Medicine)
General Physician, Varanasi
I have deep sunken eyes and dark circles. I wear spectacles from back 6 years and it also leaves a mark on eyes. I lo...
Use photochromatic lens. Also use contact lens for few hours daily. Above all plenty of green leafy vegetables.
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I have spots of chicken pox in my full body how I will remove this and dark portions in my body how i'll remove this too please suggest me the answer.

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
I have spots of chicken pox in my full body how I will remove this and dark portions in my body how i'll remove this ...
Chcken pox marks and dark spots can be removed with the help of lasers/chemical peels. You need to either upload your pic to decide the best option for you or visit a dermatologist in personal.
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Hlo Doctor, I have very less facial hair. I got my testosterone level checked and it is 467 ng/dl. I hv seen endrocologist he suggest me to take depo testosterone injection 250 mg in 15 days gap for 3 months. I took 2 injections in 15 days gap. After second injection I have seen side effects like frequent urination and pain in bladder. So discontinue depo testosterone injection. And took medicine for urine problem which is fine now. My question is in how much time my natural testerone will restore in my body which may be shut off after injection since feel tired/sleepy at night. Also please suggest alternate for increase in testerone and facial hair.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hlo Doctor,  I have very less facial hair. I got my testosterone level checked and it is 467 ng/dl. I hv seen endroco...
Hello, Tk, plenty of water to hydrate your body including your facial muscle to grow beards ,evenly.+ Go for meditation to reduce stress ,nourish endocrine glands, cells,muscles to allow growth of beards, fast. * Tk, protein rich diet on time.- apples, carrots,cheese, milk,soyabeen, rajama,almonds, walnuts,papaya, spinach be much helpful. * Apply razor, gently on beards thrice a wk. Tk homoeo medicine, @ Selenium 200-6piols, twice,orally. @ JaborandyQ-20 drops with 20 drops of water apply on beards after shaving. # Avoid, dust, scorching Sun, smoke,alcohol, caffiene,nicotine, junkfood Report, wkly, Tk care.
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How to know the reason about having dark circles as I have them but not able to cure them.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Mumbai
How to know the reason about having dark circles as I have them but not able to cure them.
Dark circles are a common problem but the cause for its occurrence has to be determined. Most of the times, it's genetic that is it runs in the family. But inadequate sleep, nutritional deficiency or working on laptop for long hours can also cause this. Please get your hemoglobin checked. Creams can be tried, which are specially made for treating pigmentation on this area. Chemical peels are also another option. Please use a sunscreen. You can call me or contact me through online consult option for detailed prescription and all other precaution to be taken.
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Hi, I am struggling of my black colour skin. Is there any permanent treatment to lighten my skin. Yes means how long it will be taken, and how much of its cost.

BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
Hi, I am struggling of my black colour skin. Is there any permanent treatment to lighten my skin. Yes means how long ...
There is Genomoceuticals medicines for lighting of skin colour with creams and serums. Medicines cost for 3 months Rs. 10000 and creams and serum cost Rs. 18000 for 3 months. Please consult on private for order and discount.
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Hi, I've been suffering with dark under eye circles since very very long. But the problem is o take enough sleep 8 hours, I drink a lot of water. Everyday also good amount of greentctea too. And the important of all I use eye cream daily. Still no result. And and I do take iron tablets once in a week. Please help me with this!

MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Chennai
Hi, I've been suffering with dark under eye circles since very very long. But the problem is o take enough sleep 8 ho...
Use brunda under eye cream twice daily, along with the following medicine. Please send photos of the affected part for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Consult on private chat or meet me in my clinic for detailed information and prescription.
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Hello sir, my anus swells up for few days. After some days. Means now. When I was pooping. I found lot of blood in stool. Not with stool. Before. Previous months this situation is occur so I took O2 tablet for this. Overall my anus blood veins are swells up for long time so now they give blood when I was applying pressure for poop. Give me some solution for this. And one thing when I masturbate the anus area little loose.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. Going by your description it appears that you have developed hemorrhoids (piles). This needs to be treated first with some oral drugs to be taken orally as well as some ointments for application, available over the counter. You may use those. Then consume more of green leafy vegetables, salads and fruits so that stools do not become hard. Develop good bowel habits, visit the toilet when there is an urge. Drink more water. Avoid certain foods that cause irritation. If all these measures do not help, then you may have to see a surgeon and follow his advise. There may be an operation needed. Thanks.
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Why there are rashes on thighs in black color is it due to rubbing of thighs or due to food change.

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Why there are rashes on thighs in black color is it due to rubbing of thighs or due to food change.
Home Remedies for Dark Inner Thighs: • Lemon Lemon acts as a bleaching agent for skin. Cut one in half and rub it on your inner thighs for 15-20 minutes then wash it off, pat dry and repeat daily for best results. It will dry your skin so after patting dry you can apply a thin layer of olive or coconut oil. • Aloe Vera Massage aloe vera gel on the affected areas, it will help repair your skin and reduce inflammation.
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I have a patch of small pimples on my both cheeks what is the reason and how to cure it.

MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Chennai
I have a patch of small pimples on my both cheeks what is the reason and how to cure it.
Use zylo gel twice daily, along with the following medicine. Please send photos of the affected part for accurate diagnosis and treatment. Consult on private chat or meet me in my clinic for detailed information and prescription.
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