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Dr. Pratik

MBBS

Dermatologist, Mumbai

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Dr. Pratik is a popular Dermatologist in Andheri East, Mumbai. Doctor studied and completed MBBS . Doctor is currently practising at Paramount General Hospital & I.C.C.U in Andheri East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Pratik and consult privately on Lybrate.com.

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Paramount General Hospital & I.C.C.U

Laxmi Commercial Premises, Near Sakinaka Junction, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri East,Landmark: Opp. Chekra Hotel, MumbaiMumbai Get Directions
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My skin colour is getting increasingly dark, it started around puberty. While I was fair in childhood around 14, now exposed parts of my body like face and arms are more brown black while covered areas are still largely fair. It may be tan or hormones. I had history of thyroid in childhood. What to do?

MD - Alternate Medicine, BHMS
Homeopath, Surat
My skin colour is getting increasingly dark, it started around puberty. While I was fair in childhood around 14, now ...
Just take Sulphur 6C daily in morning and evening for 5 days. It will start reducing. And avoid touching pimples or its marks on face. Still if you have any query. Please feel free to ask. Take care. :)
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Hello Dr. I am 30 yrs old man and since I was a teen I hav many boils on my left hand I think its a flash boils so is there any medicine to cure it.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please take hep. Sulph. 0/2 three times a day for two weeks. Revert back after two weeks with feedback.
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Hi I'm a male or boy my skin mostly face has become oily and sweaty and dirty and even pimples and rashes and dark spots has become on my face type like due to eating non-veg food and outside food ,oily and spicy food please help me please what to do what should I eat or should I stop eating non veg and tell me what should I eat what type of food and all please Me please help me plz.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
Hi I'm a male or boy my skin mostly face has become oily and sweaty and dirty and even pimples and rashes and dark sp...
wash ur face 3 times/ day with warm water. drink water 10 glass/ day avoid oily foods , spicy food , fast foods use satin pillow cases wash ur hair alternate day avoid direct sun exposure take a homeopathic medicine sulphur 30 ( 4 pills) 3 times / day for 8 days after 8 days revert me to further treatment to complete cure . use bakson's sunny face wash.
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I have been suffering from pimple since last month. It is very painful please sir help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
I have been suffering from pimple since last month. It is very painful please sir help me.
Hi, Squeeze a fresh lemon into a bowl to get the juice. Dilute with a little water if your skin is sensitive. Using a cotton ball, dab the fresh lemon juice over acne scars. Allow it time to dry. Rinse your facial skin using cool water. Repeat this dark spots on face cure once in two days to lighten dark pimple spots fast. Apply yogurt apply ice cubes and rub around pimples in night, wash your face twice daily with herbal neem face wash.
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Hair fall solutions please sir. I am very upset for this. I do not known. What can I do. Sir please help.

Post Graduate Diploma in Hospital and Healthcare Management, MD - Consultant Physician, Fellowship Critical Care Management
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
Hair fall solutions please sir. I am very upset for this. I do not known. What can I do. Sir please help.
Greetings, you require good protein supplements and balanced diet. Also you need to take at least 8 glasses of water in a day. Apply good oil to avoid dryness of the hair. Take a good multivitamin supplement also. You also need to see a hair specialist, to rule out any hair or scalp disease. Thanks.
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I had pimples in my face for about 4 years. What should I do to remove this pimples and black spots?

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Visakhapatnam
I had pimples in my face for about 4 years. What should I do to remove this pimples and black spots?
Pimples are due to hormonal changes, pollution, excess sweating on face, application of cosmetics, wash your face 4 times daily with face washes meant for acne stop applying any creams on face except pimples ointment take Dr. Prescribed tablets depending on severity avoid junk foods avoid milk foods getting pimples in teenage is normal for any person but not taking treatment modifies your face with lot of problems like marks and scars to correct these problems it needs peels, dermaroller and lasers.

I am 25 years old, my hair is falling for the last 2, 3 years, I have almost lost my front side hair, what should I do?

bachelor of science, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Meerut
I am 25 years old, my hair is falling for the last 2, 3 years, I have almost lost my front side hair, what should I do?
You should take hairbless 1od for 6 month and do massage with Maha Bhirangraj oil daily at night and please avoid junk food don't use shampoo daily
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Any good treatment for premature greying of hair & beard. My age is 33 male. I have been getting lots of white hair. Please suggest some good remedy ?

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Any good treatment for premature greying of hair & beard. My age is 33 male. I have been getting lots of white hair. ...
Please take Lycopodium - 0/2 three times a day for one week. Revert back after one week with feedback.
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PRP Therapy - Most Innovative Hair Regrowth Treatment!

MD, DNB, FIDP, FIL
Dermatologist, Mumbai
PRP Therapy - Most Innovative Hair Regrowth Treatment!

Which treatments should you consider to beat hair loss effectively?

Hair fall has become a very prevalent problem among modern men and women due to numerous reasons like a stressful lifestyle, poor diet and use of cosmetic products with harsh chemicals etc. Apart from these causes, hair fall can also happen due to various medical conditions.

Here are some of the most common causes of hair fall:
- Thyroid problems
- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
- Scalp infections
- Poor diet
- Excessive usage of hair styling products
- Stress
- Family history of hair loss
- Pregnancy
- Consumption of oral contraceptive pills

Different hair re-growth treatments are available today to curb hair loss. Some of the most effective ones among them are

1. Platelet rich plasma therapy
Human blood comprises certain stem cells and growth proteins, which help in regenerating and healing tissues. This therapy involves collecting blood from your body and then centrifuging (method applied for separating substances that don’t mix) it so that the plasma and platelets can be separated. Now this platelet rich blood is injected into your scalp or specific areas suffering from hair loss to restore lost hair and ensure their re-growth.

2. Mesotherapy
Mesotherapy is considered to be a very effective treatment for continuous thinning of hair, baldness and hair loss in patches. In this therapy your scalp gets injected by a vitamin using an injection gun to ensure enhanced blood circulation. Improvement in circulation of blood results in your hair follicles getting better nourishment, leading to hair re-growth. Moreover, this therapy has a neutralising effect on the DHT hormone (a sex hormone that is derived from testosterone), which is often associated with baldness among men. You can observe visible results within 4 to 6 months by opting for this therapy.

3. Stem cell therapy
This therapy works by replenishing the lost stem cells of the hair follicles. The process involves the scalp pores being inserted with stem cells, resulting in new hair growth. The function of stem cells here is to stimulate the mature and lifeless hair follicles, which leads to the formation of new healthy hair follicles. Generally, this therapy takes about 3 to 4 months to start the hair re-growth cycle.

4. Hair Transplant
In a hair transplant surgery, hair from a denser region are transplanted to an area with lesser or no hair. The identified dense hair area is cleaned and numbed. The surgeon would then remove a 3 to 4 inch strip of skin from this region, and use this strip to create hundreds of tiny grafts. These grafts are inserted into the scalp region of lesser hair density. It takes about 6-9 months for the transplanted hair to give way to newer hair. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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Laser Permanent Hair Removal Compare to Painful Waxing

Diploma in Diet and Nutrition, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Laser Permanent Hair Removal Compare to Painful Waxing

​​Laser Hair Reduction


At DR JITENDRAS  CLINIC, our main priorities are your quality, honesty, professional and results. We provide a state-of-the-art laser treatment which is approved by FDA for its totally safe treatment procedures. It is the world’s most advanced treatment for effective removal of unwanted hair.

  • We also offers free maintenance sessions to customers going in for Laser treatment.
  • Get up 95% Hair Reduction
  • Specially executed by Doctors
  • Long Lasting


Who are the best candidates for Laser Hair Reduction?

Because the laser’s light energy is absorbed by the pigment melanin in the skin, people with greater contrast respond best. So individuals with dark hair and light coloured skin get maximum results.
That’s why one should avoid tanning before and after the treatment for best results.
However, new laser technology has made it possible for other people (including dark complexion) to get signific

What areas can be treated with laser? How much does Laser Hair Reduction cost?

The cost varies depending on the area treated. The larger the area, the greater the cost. However, your total investment in laser hair reduction ends up being significantly less than many other cosmetic alternatives.

There is evidence that laser treatment can have some very long lasting results, probably more so than any other.

Does Laser Hair Reduction Hurt?

Not really. As compared to the pain from waxing or electrolysis most patients say their laser treatment was relatively pain-free. Many patients describe the treatment as tingling or a slight snapping sensation.
Usually, the majority of patients can easily tolerate this sensation without any type of anesthetics. However you may elect to use a topical numbing cream before your procedure.

How does laser hair reduction work?

  • Most hair is permanently removed. Laser energy is selectively absorbed by the melanin in the hair follicle and converted to heat, diffusing to and injuring stem cells in bulb and bulge.
  • Regrowth is finer and lighter than before.
  • The principle of hair reduction is:
  • Selective Photothermolysis
  • Selective -Discriminative
  • Photo -Light
  • Thermo – Heat
  • Lysis -Damage

The laser can only disable actively growing hair during your treatment. And because hair growth occurs in cycles, only a certain amount of hair follicles are growing at any given time. The number of treatments you may require for optimal long-term benefits depends on the area you wish to have treated, the hair density and your hair’s growth cycle.

How far apart in time should laser hair removal treatments be given?

Because the hair removal laser is only effective on actively growing hair follicles, treatments should be spaced apart so that the hair follicles in the area have time to begin growing again. If the treatment is given too soon, that particular treatment episode will not be effective. The answer is dependent upon several factors. But, for the bulk of cases, we suggest about 4-6 weeks between treatments.

What complications and risks are possible with laser hair reduction?

Lasers have been carefully tested for their safety. Occasionally blisters can develop, and very rarely, scarring or infection.Also there is a possibility of hypo or hyper pigmentation (if this does occur most changes in skin color will fade away over time) But these same effects can also occur with electrolysis and even shaving or waxing.

What do I need to do before Laser Hair Removal treatment?

Tanning should be avoided. Also, you should leave slight stubble for laser hair removal to be effective.
Therefore, you should not shave the areas to be treated for about 3 days prior to your treatment.
Also, avoid waxing, tweezing, or bleaching those areas several weeks before laser treatment.

What is the downtime?

  • After your treatment, you can return to your normal activities immediately. The use of sun screen is recommended on any treated areas exposed to the sun, and sun exposure should be minimized before and after laser hair removal treatment.
  • After laser treatment, there is usually some pinkness or redness in the treated area which goes away after a short time.
  • There are no open wounds, bandages, or anything like that. Most patients leave the office feeling that they look.

What are diode lasers?

An extremely high-powered (2900 W) diode laser (Light Sheer) has been approved by the FDA for permanent hair reduction.
Long-term results suggest that the pulsed, 800-nm diode laser is very effective for removal of dark, terminal hair.
Permanent hair reduction can be obtained in 89 % of patients. This laser operates at 800 nm, has pulse widths of 5-400 milliseconds, a 12 X 12-mm spot, a 2-Hz repetition rate, a fluence of 10-60 J/cm2.

Are lasers safe?

The wavelengths of all three modalities are within parts of the visible and the near infrared portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. They are longer than dangerous X-ray wavelengths, yet shorter than microwaves which can overheat the tissue.
The technologies are designed to cause selective heating of lesions, but are safe for the surrounding tissues.
To prevent injury to the eyes, all laser and light systems are shipped with wavelength specific safety eyewear.

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