The condition in which dry skin cells collect on the surface of the skin in the form of scales is known as Ichthyosis Vulgaris. This is an inherited disorder that appears in early childhood. Dry skin in the form of scales which are either white, grey, brown or a dark colour, deep cracks in the skin which could be painful and a dry scalp are the symptoms exhibited by patients of this disorder.
HOW IS ICHTHYOSIS VULGARIS DIAGNOSED?
A Dermatologist/Homeopath can diagnose Ichthyosis Vulgaris by seeing the patient’s body and closely examining the skin. The doctor may also perform tests such as blood test, skin biopsy to diagnose the cause of the disease.
HOW IS ICHTHYOSIS VULGARIS TREATED?
The treatment of Ichthyosis Vulgaris mainly involves applying creams and ointments to help moisturize the skin and get rid of the dead skin.
DID YOU KNOW?
It is quite easy to live with Ichthyosis Vulgaris and control the same through these treatments, which control and cure the problem.