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Dr. Abhijit Joshi is one of the best General Surgeons in Powai, Mumbai. He is currently practising at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai in Powai, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Abhijit Joshi on Lybrate.com.

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I and my family live in Noida. From some time me, my sister and my mom are getting a lot of whiteheads on our eyes, on our faces. Can you please suggest some medicine or remedy to curb them and get over with the existing whiteheads.

Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicines and Surgery(BAMS), Post Graduation Diploma in Emergency Medicines And Services(PGDEMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I and my family live in Noida. From some time me, my sister and my mom are getting a lot of whiteheads on our eyes, o...
Hi apply pranacharya face glow on your face for 15 minutes then wash it with warm water. Take pranacharya b clean syrup 2-2 tsf twice a day. Take pranacharya allergin capsule 1-1 twice a day. Wash your face with chandrika soap.
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I am 20 years old guy, With a fairly good health but my face colour had really turned dull! I was fairly whitish as a child! But no more now! suggest me something to get fairly white effectively. Thats not genetically coz everyone in my home has a fair complexion. And moreover my under hair skin and under eyebrow skin is quite too white compared to my face! Thankyou.

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Homeopath, Faridabad
I am 20 years old guy, With a fairly good health but my face colour had really turned dull!
I was fairly whitish as a...
Firstly start taking a full nutritious diet . A good diet is a nutritional lifestyle that promotes good health. A good diet must include several food groups because one single group cannot provide everything a human needs for good health.And what ever we are eating that reflects on our body and skin. *Home Remedies for Unwanted Hair Removal 1. Raw Papaya Remedy for Unwanted Hair Removal Papain is one of the active enzymes in papaya. It is capable of breaking down hair follicle and prohibit the growth of hair. Not only this makes your fine hair less noticeable but it also naturally exfoliate your skin to give it an inproved texture. Papaya is most suitable for sensitive skin. Thus, use raw papaya to get rid of your unwanted hair permanently. way of using raw papaya for unwanted hair removal Get this: • Raw papaya paste- 1-2 tablespoons • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp Do this: • Make papaya paste by peeling and grinding raw papaya pieces. • Mix turmeric powder with this raw papaya paste. • Massage your face with this paste for about 15 minutes. • Wash off with water. • Do this once or twice a week. 1. Homoeopathic medicine for fair skin is Berberis Aquafolium mother tincture.take 5 drops of it mix with water , twice a day. 2. Apply this tincture in diluted form on your face with cotton once a day . 3. wash your face with besan and curd , mix a pinch of turmeric also. 4. Apply Bio valley's skin lightening cream. 5. Apply rose water to your face at night.
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My face and hands are darker compared to rest of the body. I have this uneven skin tone problem since many years. Is there any way to correct this?

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Dear, follow these important tips to get fair colour of skin * avoid to go in strong sunlight and if you have to go in sunlight then cover your face & exposed parts of body before going in sunlight. * use sunscreen having spf 15 on face especially in summer and spring season. * take vitamin -e rich foods like dry fruits, egg and fish as you like. You can take cord liver oil capsule daily. * take more anti oxidant foods like fruits (apple, grapes, melon) and citrus fruits. * make paste of papaya and apply this paste on face & exposed body parts and leave it for 15 minutes. It brightens the skin and lower melanin content.
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My mom of age 47 years and she having problem of foot crack and both foot are badly crack and painful. Please consult. And advise some medicine and cream for relief.

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My mom of age 47 years and she having problem of foot crack and both foot are badly crack and painful. Please consult...
Chiropractic adjustment will help. • Use a rolling pin or tennis ball. While seated, roll the rolling pin or ball with the arch of your foot. If you are able to, progress to doing this exercise while you are standing up. • Toe stretch.

Younger Looking Skin With Botox And Fillers

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Dermatologist, Bangalore
Younger Looking Skin With Botox And Fillers

The aging process is a natural phenomenon and can be treated with the help of anti-aging treatments that include botox, fillers and other such methods. All the treatments are safe and use the minimum invasive technology to treat the skin. If you're thinking about one or more of these treatments, do read this article to get and in depth idea about what do you need to know before you even set foot in a cosmetic surgeon or doctor's office? 

Botox-

Botulinum toxin (BTX) is a neurotoxic protein produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum and related species. Botulinum toxin types A and B are used in medicine to treat various muscle spasms and diseases characterized by overactive muscle. The commercial form is marketed under the brand name Botox. Botulinum toxin is administered by diluting the powder in saline (sodium chloride) and injecting it directly into neuromuscular tissue. It takes 24-72 hours for botulinum toxin to take effect, which reflects the time needed for the toxin to disrupt the synaptosomal process. 

When injected, Botox relaxes muscles, preventing skin from creasing and causing wrinkles. It's effective for "expression lines", such as frown and surprise lines on the forehead and crow's feet around the eyes, and "turkey neck" – lines on the throat. The wrinkles will get smoother in a couple of days after availing the Botox. Botox injections give natural results that lasts generally 6 months to 1 year. Although, the treatment will show immediate results full visible results will be noticed only after a week or two. Botox is the most hassle free and safe anti-aging treatment that not only smoothes the wrinkles but also softens the creases formed on the skin. 

Fillers-

Fillers offer a temporary solution and a firm, wrinkle free skin and also diminish scars.There protein fibres called collagen and elastin in the deeper layers of skin which are responsible for offering you a smooth and soft skin. With age, this protein tends to lose its elasticity and leaves out fine lines and scars on the face. The fillers Restylane and Juvederm are clinically proven to smooth and erase these lines formed on the skin. Apart from smoothing or tightening skin, injectable filler also aims to change the facial profile to a more youthful one. The injection of filler materials under the skin can fill in deep folds, such as nasolabial folds also called "bracket lines", running from the corner of the nose to the corner of the mouth, create fuller lips and pad out hollow cheeks and eyes. Hyaluronic acid fillers which are most widely used last UpTo 18months. Fat transfers - where your own body fat is extracted from another body part, processed and injected into your face, can sometimes last several years too. 

Stay away from the wrinkles and fine lines and experience a youthful skin with the anti-aging Botox and fillers!

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Signs That You Have Bruxism

MDS, BDS
Dentist, Indore
Signs That You Have Bruxism

Do you clench and grind your teeth at night? this is known as bruxism, and it can cause significant damage to your oral health including your teeth, and jaw joints. You may not even be aware that you have this issue, but there are certainly telltale signs of bruxism.

Signs that you have bruxism
The american dental association claims that nearly 15 percent of adults exhibit some form of bruxism. It can occur while you sleep or even during the day, especially if you are under a lot of stress. When bruxism occurs, it exerts as much as 600 pounds of stress on your teeth and jaws!

Here are signs that you may be experiencing bruxism:
• sore jaw
headaches (upon waking up)
• worn down teeth (on the chewing surface)
sensitive teeth
receding gums
• broken or chipped teeth
• failing dental work
• tooth pain
facial pain
• head and neck pain

One of the most obvious signs of bruxism is the wear and tear that is causes on your teeth. If you grind and clench your teeth regularly, you will find that the top surface of your teeth is worn down. Eventually, if you do not protect your teeth from these effects, you could end up wearing your teeth down to numbs or even lose your teeth as they become weak and brittle.


What causes bruxism?
Bruxism is most often caused by stress or anxiety. It is normal for adults or even teens and children to experience varying degrees of stress or anxiety. Therefore, you may unknowingly divert that stress by clenching and grinding your teeth while you sleep. Also, if you suffer from temporomandibular joint disorder or a sleep breathing disorder, you may be more likely to have bruxism.

Treatment for bruxism
The good news is that your dentist at smile kraft tmj & orofacial dental care can help you protect your teeth against the perils of bruxism by prescribing you a custom-made oral appliance known as a night guard. This appliance is made from impressions that we take of your mouth. This way, we are sure to get a customized, snug fit. Our night guards are of higher quality than the one-size-fits-all guards you may find in stores or online. It is important to understand that when you choose a custom-made night guard from your dentist, that you are investing in your oral health, an investment that is well worth the cost.

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Lichen Planus: Everything You Need To Know

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Homeopath, Dehradun
Lichen Planus: Everything You Need To Know

Lichen planus is a skin rash triggered by the immune system. It’s not known why the immune response occurs. There may be several contributing factors, and each case is different. Potential causes include:

  • Viral infections
  • Allergens
  • Stress
  • Genetics

Sometimes lichen planus occurs along with autoimmune disorders. While it may be uncomfortable, in most cases lichen planus is not a serious condition. It’s also not contagious.
However, there are some rare variations of the condition that may be serious and painful. These conditions can be treated with topical and oral medications to reduce symptoms, or by using drugs that suppress the immune system.


Symptoms of lichen planus

  • Purplish-colored lesions or bumps with flat tops on your skin or genitals
  • Lesions that develop and spread over the body over the course of several weeks or a few months
  • Itching at the site of the rash
  • Lacy-white lesions in the mouth, which may be painful or cause a burning sensation
  • Blisters, which burst and become scabby
  • Thin white lines over the rash

The most common type of lichen planus affects the skin. Over the course of several weeks, lesions appear and spread. The condition usually clears up within 6 to 16 months.
Less commonly, the lesions can occur in areas besides the skin or genitals. These may include:

  • Mucous membranes
  • Nails
  • The scalp

There are also variations of the condition more common in the middle east, asia, africa, and latin america.
 

What are the causes and risk factors?
Lichen planus develops when your body attacks your skin or mucous membrane cells by mistake. Doctors are not sure why this happens.
Lichen planus can occur in anyone at any age, but there are certain factors that make some people more likely to develop the condition. The skin form of lichen planus occurs in men and women equally, but women are twice as likely to get the oral form. It’s very rare in children and older adults. It’s most common in middle-aged people.


Other risk factors include having family members who’ve had lichen planus, having a viral disease like hepatitis c, or being exposed to certain chemicals that act as allergens. These allergens may include:

  • Antibiotics
  • Arsenic
  • Gold
  • Iodide compounds
  • Diuretics
  • Certain kinds of dyes
  • Other medications
  • Diagnosis of lichen planus

Anytime you see or feel a rash on your skin or lesions in your mouth or on your genitals, you should see your doctor as soon as possible. Your primary care doctor may send you to a dermatologist if a diagnosis of lichen planus is not obvious, or if your symptoms are making you very uncomfortable.
Your primary care doctor or dermatologist may be able to tell that you have lichen planus simply by looking at your rash. To confirm the diagnosis, you may need further tests.
Tests could include a biopsy, which means taking a small sample of your skin cells to view under a microscope, or an allergy test to find out if you’re having an allergic reaction. If your doctor suspects the underlying cause is an infection, you may need to have a test for hepatitis c.
 

Treating lichen planus
For mild cases of lichen planus, which usually clear up in weeks or months, you may not need any treatment. If the symptoms are uncomfortable or severe, your doctor can prescribe medication.
There is no cure for lichen planus, but medications that treat the symptoms are helpful and some may even be able to target a possible underlying cause. Medications often prescribed include:

  • Retinoids, which are related to vitamin a and are taken topically or orally
  • Corticosteroids reduce inflammation and can be topical, oral, or given as an injection
  • Antihistamines reduce inflammation and may be particularly helpful if your rash is triggered by an allergen
  • Nonsteroidal creams are applied topically and can suppress your immune system and help clear up the rash
  • Light therapy treats lichen planus with ultraviolet light

Home treatments
There are other things you can try at home to complement your prescription treatments. These include:

  • Soaking in an oatmeal bath
  • Avoiding scratching
  • Applying cool compresses to the rash
  • Using otc anti-itch creams

Talk to your doctor before adding otc products to your treatment plan. This way you’ll be certain that nothing you might take will interact with prescription medications you’re taking.

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Healthy Summer

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Dermatologist, Delhi
Healthy Summer

Remember To Wear A Sunscreen

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Sweating is nature’s way of eliminating toxic chemicals that can build up under the skin. Regular exercise maintains healthy circulation and blood flow throughout your body, including your skin. If you’re exercising outdoors, though, remember to wear a sunscreen on your face that protects against UVA and UVB rays or a moisturizer with sunscreen protection.

Enjoy Summers with Berkowits.

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Apply buttermilk to skin, keep for 10 minutes and then wash off thoroughly for softening, cleansing and radiating effect.
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