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Dr. Ram

MBBS

General Surgeon, Mumbai

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Dr. Ram MBBS General Surgeon, Mumbai
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Hello and thank you for visiting my Lybrate profile! I want to let you know that here at my office my staff and I will do our best to make you comfortable. I strongly believe in ethics; a......more
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Dr. Ram is a renowned General Surgeon in Santacruz East, Mumbai. Doctor has done MBBS . You can visit him/her at Sona Hospital And Medical Centre in Santacruz East, Mumbai. Book an appointment online with Dr. Ram on Lybrate.com.

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I am 19 years old. I hav got pigmentation on face due to which skin has become patchy. What should I do?

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I am 19 years old. I hav got pigmentation on face due to which skin has become patchy. What should I do?
•Combine turmeric powder and gram flour. •Add oil and lemon juice to this. •Now add enough milk to get a paste like consistency. •Apply this mask to your face or any other body part where you have pigmentation. •Leave for 10-15 minutes. •Now wet your fingers a little and rub them on your face in circular motion over the dried mask. Give more attention to the pigment affected areas. •Do this for about 5 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water. •Repeat this 2-3 times a week.
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I have acne problem for the past 3 years. I took medicines but no use and my face is getting oily very much even I avoid oil related foods. Please tell me how to get rid of oily skin and acne problem.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
I have acne problem for the past 3 years. I took medicines but no use and my face is getting oily very much even I av...
These are the methods to treat fastly acne & oily skin - • Imbalance in hormone level causes excessive sebum production and causes acne. So do not take stress and do exercise daily such as running, jogging and long breathing exercises. • Do YOGASANA daily. Especially do SINHASANA & SARVANGASANA daily. • Use oil free face wash and drink 7 -8 glass of water daily. • Take Vitamin-A capsule of 25, 000 I. U. Daily for atleast 28 days only under the guidance of a doctor. • Do not touch your pimple because your finger transfer bacteria to it and make it worse. If you touch it then clean your face with water. • Take cucumber and papaya pulp. Mix it well and add 1 tablespoon Turmeric. Make a paste and apply it on face and leave it for 15 minutes. • Steam your face to open the pores, which in turn clear the skin. Steam your face for a couple of minutes. • Take 2 teaspoon of RAKTASHODAK SYRUP of BAIDYANATH company once a day.
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my friend he has a skin infection if he take cold tea he get infection on his tongue please give me a solution.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
my friend he has a skin infection if he take cold tea he get infection on his tongue please give me a solution.
Dear user, you friend has a body type that is not comfortable in eating or drinking cool things. He gets prone to cough and cold on drinking cold tea, the best solution is to avoid it and get an allergy test done.
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Im 23 years old girl I have blackspot on my face and abdomen. I have itching and rash near abdomen. I have used many creams but no effect what should I do to make my skin clear and glowing.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Im 23 years old girl I have blackspot on my face and abdomen. I have itching and rash near abdomen. I have used many ...
Hello, Tk. Homoeopathic medicines: @AzadirechtaQ-5 drops with little water, thrice, orally & apply on affected part, too. Tk plenty of water to hydren your skin. Your diet be simple ,easily digestible on small intervals. Avoid, junk food, nicotine, alcoholic intake, pizza burger. Report wikly. Your feedback matters for further followup. The care.
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7 Skin Problems Diabetes Gives You

MD, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
7 Skin Problems Diabetes Gives You

7 Diabetes Related Skin Problems

Diabetes is a metabolic disorder, chiefly caused by insulin fluctuation in the body. A study shows that, 1 out of 3 people suffering from diabetes are likely to develop a skin condition sooner or later; and in some cases, these skin problems serve as symptoms of diabetes. Although these skin problems can be cured easily if treated early, proper care must be administered at all times. Here are 7 skin conditions that affect diabetics:

1. Bacterial infection

Although anyone can get a bacterial infection, people suffering from diabetes are likelier to contract them. Usual bacterial skin problems that tend to trouble diabetics are boils, lumps near the eyelids, nail infections and carbuncles. Diabetics are also prone to infections deep in the skin and of the underlying tissues. The affected area is usually warm, red and swollen.

2. Fungal infections

People who have diabetes have an increased risk of contracting the fungal infection, especially the one known as candida Albicans. The fungus tends to create a red, itchy rash, which is surrounded by blisters and scales. These are usually found in warm places of the body like the armpits, or between the fingers of the hand or perhaps even the toes. Common fungal infections in diabetic people include athlete's foot, jock itch and ringworm.

3. Tingling and itching

Among the many causes of itching, diabetes is one. Yeast infection, dry skin and poor circulation are the primary causes of itching among patients of diabetes. Usually, the lower part of the leg tends to itch the most, if poor circulation is to be blamed.

4. Skin problems related to neuropathy

Diabetes can be the cause of nerve damage in some cases; and neuropathy is a common symptom of diabetes. This type of damage can cause a loss of sensation in a part of the body. On event of an injury, one may not be able to feel it. As a result, an open sore or wound, if left unattended, can develop into an infection.

5. Digital sclerosis

Digital sclerosis, a condition marked by tight, waxy, thick skin that develops on the back of the hand, is common among people who have type 1 diabetes. In this condition, the joints of the fingers get stiff and, thus, lose their mobility and elasticity. Skin of the toes, forehead and knees may also get affected.

6) Xerosis

Xerosis is another common skin condition that accompanies diabetes. In this condition, the skin becomes very dry and itchy.

7) Acanthosis nigricans

Acanthosis nigricans is the condition where diabetics get darkening of skin leading to skin tags around neck and armpits.

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Related Tip: Does Hormonal Imbalance Hint the Risk of Diabetes?
 

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I have some doubt's about using betnovate-gm for fairness. Does it cause any problem. My friends are applying in those faces.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
I have some doubt's about using betnovate-gm for fairness. Does it cause any problem. My friends are applying in thos...
This ointment should not be used in routine and that also on face for fairness.Its long continued use can lead to permanent dark pots on face
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Can I use tomatoes juice scrub daily. For. Black marks on face please give m better suggestion.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Ambala
Can I use tomatoes juice scrub daily. For. Black marks on face please give m better suggestion.
Follow these tips to lightens and remove the black marks -. 1. Take fuller, s earth (multani mitti) and sandalwood powder (chandan powder) mixed in same quantity mixed in water and apply on the mark in night and wash it after 1 hour. It will slowly removes the marks. 2. Take a piece of aloe vera. Apply gel of leaves on mark daily. Wash it after 30 minutes. 3. Crush one tomato and apply the paste on mark. It will lightens the mark definitly. 4. Soak cotton gauze in rose water and clean the dark marks 2-3 times daily. 4. Take carotene rich vegetable suchas carrots, beetroot and fruits- mango, pineapple, strawberry regularly. You can consult me privately for your doubts and detailed treatment.
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Lower Limb Ulcer

DNB (Radio Diagnosis), MBBS
Radiologist, Hyderabad
Lower Limb Ulcer

A lower limb ulcer or a leg ulcer is characterized by the formation of a chronic sore. These sores take more than a month to heal, and tend to develop on the insides of the leg. It is characterized by symptoms of pain, swelling in the affected area and itching. The skin around the ulcer tends to harden and get discolored. A foul smelling discharge is also common.

Causes-

These sores tend to form if there is a minor injury in the leg. This tends to develop when the blood circulation inside the veins of the leg is hampered, that results in an increase in blood pressure. The high blood pressure can damage the vessels under the skin, making them fragile. The skin tends to break and form ulcers easily after a cut or a wound has been sustained.

There are certain factors that increase the risks of lower limb ulcer; them being:

  1. Obesity: Being overweight can lead to an increase in blood pressure in the leg, augmenting the risk of lower leg ulcer (learn more to reduce obesity)

  2. Varicose Veins: This disorder is characterized by swollen veins resulting from malfunctioning valves. This disorder of the veins increases the risks of lower limb ulcers.

  3. Age: Ageing increases the chances of lower leg ulcer. This is because old age and its related disorders tend to limit your movement.

Symptoms-

The symptoms of lower limb include discoloration of the skin, swollen ankles, a heavy feeling in the lower limbs, flaky and itchy skin and enlarged veins in the legs. A foul smelling discharge from the wound and high fever are common symptoms as well.

Treatment-

The treatment begins with cleaning the affected area. Medicines are applied on the area, following which the dressing is applied on the wound. In order to treat the swelling and improve the circulation in the legs, a compression bandage is also wrapped around the area. These bandages help in easing the blood circulation and relieving pain.

In order to facilitate quicker healing of the ulcer, it is recommended to remain active and ditch a sedentary lifestyle completely. It is advised to keep your leg elevated while you are sitting or lying down; this helps better the blood circulation. Avoid smoking and consuming alcohol as they inevitably slow down the healing process.  

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Remedy for removing DARK EYE CIRCLE

M.Sc - Dietitics / Nutrition
Dietitian/Nutritionist,
Remedy for removing DARK EYE CIRCLE

Remedy for removing DARK EYE CIRCLE

1.Chop and crush a sprig of mint leaves

2.Apply the mashed leaves to dark under eye circles, leave for 20 minutes then rinse

3.Do this twice a week

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I have a birth mark on my face and I want to remove it bt without stitches or surgery. Is it possible?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
I have a birth mark on my face and I want to remove it bt without stitches or surgery. Is it possible?
Even though pigmentation birthmarks (moles) cannot be treated, vascular birthmarks (s) can be treated well with homeopathic medicines. In homeopathy, is not considered as a pure surgical disease. Also, it won?t just rely on external treatment such as creams / ointments / injections, etc for management, since they all have very little or no value in treatment of . According to homeopathy, localized approach or treatment will usually suppress / mask the complaint for a time being and will fix the disease else where. Homeopathy can fade them with its effective internal medicines & constitutional approach.. So for proper constitutional prescription contact a homoeopath
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What Everyone Over 30 Must Do for their Skin?

MBBS, Diploma in Venerology & Dermatology (DVD)
Dermatologist, Delhi
What Everyone Over 30 Must Do for their Skin?

After 30 your skin looses its lustre and appears dull. Thus, the overall glamour and grace of your skin is lost. This is the reason you got to take special care of your skin that can prevent skin deterioration and can prevent different kinds of acute troubles, especially ageing spots, fine lines, patches, wrinkles, dark circles and many others.

How ageing affects your skin?

  1. Losing of collagen: If your skin remains exposed to direct rays of sun for longer hours, then the collagen will get lost as a result of which skin texture, formation and quality get disturbed. In some cases, you might even face dreadful skin damages that are simply quite hectic to bear.
  2. Losing skin thickness: After 30, your skin will look thinner as thickness will be lost and this is one of the most prominent symptoms. Thinner skin invites ageing signs faster and thus your skin will become sagging slowly by losing the natural tightness.
  3. Increase in visibility of ageing signs: The ageing signs will become more prominent and visible immediately after 30s, and this is the reason you should think of the most powerful means that can prevent these signs on a permanent note.

What are the leading skin-care methods for people above 30?

  1. Applying UVB or UVA broad-spectrum sunscreen: since it is not possible to avoid sun exposure all the time, especially for office-going fellows, therefore, it is better to use broad-spectrum sunscreen with rather UVB or UVA feature. Zinc or titanium oxides are mostly found in this kind of sunscreen lotion that not only prevent sun-rays absorption within skin but also make your skin tone much fairer than ever.
  2. Regular usage of filler: fillers can be regularly used so that skin volume can be easily maintained in the long run. This procedure will also take good care of your skin and prevent the skin from getting thin day by day. In this respect, it is recommended to take proper consultation from any dermatologist so that greater safety can be maintained without any mess or adverse reactions.
  3. Using retinol: Retinol has got medical approval, and this plays the most important role in building and maintaining skin collagen in the best way. In this case, collagen levels will get improved slowly, and on the other hand, sun-damages can also be reduced. Because if this ageing signs will also be controlled.
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I have got dark spots on my whole body. Also there is itching in my body. Old suggest something to me.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
I have got dark spots on my whole body. Also there is itching in my body. Old suggest something to me.
•Mix required amounts of gram flour, lemon juice and curd or yogurt. Apply this paste on tan affected area of forehead and face. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash it with water. This is an exclusive face pack prepared at home to remove tan from your skin in a very easy and effective way. A mixture of egg white, milk cream and honey works excellent against skin tanning. Mix tomato juice with honey or yogurt and apply it daily on skin to remove tanning.
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When I am go to motion that became hard. That time anal is pain and blood comes on motion.

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected lybrate-user hi avoid to go for hard stools by taking more liquids, green leafy vegetables, fiber contents, fruits, curd. Avoid all oily spicy stuffs totally. Avoid amoking if doing. Sit for sitz bath in tub filled with mixture of hot & cold water for 10-10 min mor & evening. Liquid cremaffin plus 3 teaspoonful at night for 5 days. If more pain tab esgipyrin mor & eve after meals for 3 days. Apply xylocaine (5) for 2-3 times over anal area. Consult if problem after 5 days dear thanks regards.
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Sir can I use gluthionine soap for a fairer look? please tell me if there are any side effects regarding using it. Should I use it or not?

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
Sir can I use gluthionine soap for a fairer look? please tell me if there are any side effects regarding using it.
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Dermatitis: (skin rash) has been reported occasionally in patients using gluthionine soap. You should stop using the soap if it is irritating your skin. Some soaps can be very harsh and remove the oils and this too can cause peeling. Using a lotion afterwards might help.
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Hello Sir, I am 32 years old female I am mother of 2 babies from last one year I found that my skin loose its glow and I have fine lines around my neck areas please suggest me the best cream which replish my skin. I have normal skin.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hello Sir, I am 32 years old female I am mother of 2 babies from last one year I found that my skin loose its glow an...
Soak 4-5 almonds in milk overnight. In the morning make a paste of them and apply it on your face and rinse it off after an hour or two. You will definitely feel the glow on your face in less then 15 days.
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Hello Doctor, I have pigmentation like brown spot on face. I have tried melalite cream but ended with no effect. Kindly assist what can be done. Regards, Riddhi.

B.Sc. - Dietitics / Nutrition, Nutrition Certification,Registered Dietitian
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Delhi
Hello Doctor,
I have pigmentation like brown spot on face. I have tried melalite cream but ended with no effect.
Kind...
Dear Lybrate user •Combine turmeric powder and gram flour. •Add oil and lemon juice to this. •Now add enough milk to get a paste like consistency. •Apply this mask to your face or any other body part where you have pigmentation. •Leave for 10-15 minutes. •Now wet your fingers a little and rub them on your face in circular motion over the dried mask. Give more attention to the pigment affected areas. •Do this for about 5 minutes and then wash off with lukewarm water. •Repeat this 2-3 times a week.
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I am 34 years male suffering from skin redness, bumps, itching. It's intermittent and subsides after taking citizen or Allegra. Pls help.

PG Diploma in Emergency Medicine Services (PGDEMS), Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Alternate Medicine
Ayurveda, Ghaziabad
I am 34 years male suffering from skin redness, bumps, itching. It's intermittent and subsides after taking citizen o...
Take panchnimbadi churna 1-1 tsf with water twice a day. Take pranacharya allergin capsule 1-1 twice a say. Take pranacharya charm vikarasav 2-2 tsf with water twice a day. Apply marichyadi oil on affected part.
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I have noticed blood during stool start in morning. I have noticed from last two days. Out of 6 times motion, 3 times noticed blood during startup of stool. Kindly suggest what to do?

FMAS, MS
General Surgeon, Gandhinagar
Respected lybrate-user hi it may be piles or constipation induced. Presently try to avoid oily spicy stuffs, nonveg. Take more liq green leafy veg fiber fruits curd for better digestion.
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6 Face Washing Mistakes that are Damaging Your Skin, Everyday!

MD- Dermatology & Venereology,Leprosy , International Fellowship in Dermatology, MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
6 Face Washing Mistakes that are Damaging Your Skin, Everyday!

6 Face Washing Mistakes that are Damaging Your Skin, Everyday!

Face-washing may be a simple everyday task that requires no great effort on your part. But when it’s not done right, it causes significant harm to your skin, each day. The mistakes that you may make while washing your face could lead to issues like irritation, dryness and even wrinkles. Read on to find out how you can avoid making these common errors, and save your skin from blemishes, ageing and lustreless look.

1. Using the wrong cleanser

The use of the wrong cleanser can throw your pH levels out of balance. The optimal pH balance of your skin is 5.5pH. This is the ideal level at which the thin protective layer on the surface of the skin (called acid mantle) can function to keep germs, toxins and bacteria at bay. You should therefore be picking your cleanser based on your skin type as it would come with the right pH balance.   

2. Not cleaning your hands before touching the face

Always clean the germs and dirt of your hands first before moving onto your face. Ignoring this crucial first step can cause you to transfer all the bacteria and dirt of your hands on your face, giving rise to common skin problems such as acne, pimples and blackheads.

3. Using a pre-used washcloth

To avoid the filth from clogging your pores, always clean the washcloth that you use with an antiseptic to keep germs and bacteria at bay. Once you’re done washing your face, don’t rub the cloth all over your face but pat dry it.

4. Washing face using with hot water

When it comes to the water that you splash on your face, you should always use lukewarm or room temperature water. This is because hot water leaves your skin dry as it washes away the skin’s essential oils; and cold water can break the capillaries (fine blood vessels) of your skin. In contrast, mildly lukewarm water will keep your skin hydrated and healthy.

5. Not washing the face twice a day

Just as you shouldn’t ignore this important skin care habit that keeps your skin clean, you also shouldn’t go overboard with it. Excessive face-washing can hamper the natural oil production of your skin, giving rise to dryness and irritation as a result. Your skin requires the natural oil it produces to keep it smooth and supple. Ideally, you should wash your face twice daily - once in the morning for removing the bacteria and dirt that clogged your pores, and again at night before going to bed.

6. Rushing through the routine

Lastly, don’t rush through your cleansing routine. Make sure to properly rinse your face of cleanser completely, otherwise the residues would cause your skin to dry up later on, leading to skin irritation.

It is therefore very important to pay attention to all the little details that make up your face-washing routine. By doing it right, you get to achieve the clear and blemish-free skin that you always wanted.

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I have black spots on my forehead. Gradually my face is becoming dull. No shine on my face. please help.

BHMS, DEMS
Homeopath, Pune
I have black spots on my forehead. Gradually my face is becoming dull. No shine on my face. please help.
Apply 1 tsf honey + 1 tsf lemon juice mix properly and then apply all over face for 30 min and wash with plain water. Do same for 8 days. For better result. Apply aloe vera gel at night.
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