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Dr. Ravi

MBBS

General Surgeon, Mumbai

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10 Food Items You Must Eat Everyday for Healthy Skin

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
10 Food Items You Must Eat Everyday for Healthy Skin

You may have preferences when it comes to which skin care products you want to use on your skin, but the actual nourishment is received from within. Hence it is very important to eat healthy food in order to keep your skin healthy. Although it is not possible to maintain the 'healthy' food notion every day, here are some food items which you must eat regularly to maintain healthy skin:

1. Olive oil:
Olive oil is one of the healthiest oils you can use in your everyday meals. This is because almost 75% of the fat in olive oil is monounsaturated fatty acids. It also contains antioxidant polyphenols which help to keep the skin healthy. Olive oil also plays a major role in controlling signs of aging. If you consume olive oil regularly for at least a few weeks, you will suffer from 31% less signs of aging.

2. Tomatoes:
When consumed with olive oils for a few weeks, tomatoes provide almost 33% more protection against suffering from sunburns. This is because tomatoes contain the antioxidant lycopene which helps in improving the natural SPF of the skin.

3. Dark Chocolate:
In spite of the common belief that it is a weight gaining food, dark chocolate is actually very beneficial to the skin. It contains a compound called "cocoa flavanols" which hydrate skin and also improve blood circulation in the body.

4. Green Tea:
Green tea has an antioxidant called EGCG which improves blood circulation and oxygen flow in the body, while delivering vital nutrients to the skin which is required for its health. Green tea makes the skin more elastic and smooth, softer and supple. It also reduces sun damage by a quarter.

5. Water:
Water is very important for the skin to remain hydrated. Drinking enough water everyday makes the skin appear plumper and less wrinkled.

6. Coffee:
Regular consumption of coffee reduces the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer by 11%. If you drink 6 cups of coffee every day, it reduces the risk by 30%, but it causes other health problems; hence is not advised.

7. Carrots:
Carrots contain "carotenoid" which gives a natural glow to the skin. Carotenoid provides more yellow tones to skin giving it a healthier look.

8. Pomegranate:
Pomegranate has the most antioxidant content amongst fruits. It has an inflammation fighting antioxidant which helps in fighting aging signs.

9. Sunflower seeds:
Sunflower seeds are full of Vitamin E which makes the skin supple and helps to protect the skin from the Sun.

10. Beetroot:
This red root is loaded with Vitamin A, potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium and Vitamin E. It has skin clearing properties, and is essential for healthy skin and epidermal healing. It acts as an all-round body cleanser. It also helps eliminate toxins and lowers cholesterol level. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a Dermatologist.

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Doctor I have used medimix soap but my complexion is turning very dark please suggest me something like fairness and acne.

BHMS
Sexologist, Noida
You could try homeopathic medicines for clearer skin. Acne is most prevalent in teenagers because the growth hormones become very active and the oil glands in the skin produce more. When these glands at the base of the hair follicles get infected or inflamed oil glands, you get pimples.
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Is soap is good for skin care, or a body wash? As the same for face care soap is good or a face wash? Please help me with this!

MD - Skin & VD
Dermatologist, Ahmedabad
function of both formulations remains same,just to clean your skin.but ofcourse facewash & bodywash with ph around 5.5 do not let your skin become dry after using them.these formulations are more popular as they are cosmetically more acceptable.
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Is it true that using multani mitti can cause wrinkles? What to do to avoid wrinkles?

M.D. - Ayurveda, B.A.M.S (Bachelor of Ayurvedic Medicine& Surgery), N.D.D.Y(Diploma in Naturopathy,Diploma in Yoga)
Ayurveda, Pune
Using multani mitti can cause wrinkles if you talk ofmr make expression lines on face when you have applied it on face. So always use it with little honey and rose water and avoid talking / making expressions till it dries and washed off.
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Hai I am Sai Vandana. My skin is dark. I want white skin .so consider me a drinking tonic for skin whitening.

MBBS
General Physician, Jalgaon
Please Take Lohasav 10 ml twice a day for 3 months Mahamnjishtadi kadha 20 ml twice a day for 3 months.
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My palms are getting cracked at the edges it was not before it has just started about a month ago.

MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Pathanamthitta
Cracking palms need a lot of attention and care. It has to be soaked twice daily in normal water with salt and dried. Apply foot moisturiser thrice daily over it. Soaps vil dry out your skin, so they r an absolute no. No vigorous rubbing of skin on feet. Before bath, oil feet with any oil be it coconut, olive. Use a soap free cleanser or a dermatologically tested medical soap. Include dry fruits like almond, walnuts, figs, groundnuts. Have plenty of salmon, mackerel and sardine. Drink two litres of water. Have roasted flaxseeds.
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I get rashes once I itch anywhere on my body what best medication will you suggest.

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Gurgaon
You are suffering from Urticaria probably . Cause needs to be determined . Consult dermatologist . Online treatment would not be very useful
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On my face black marks arises. I used many face packs. Many medicines but no effect. Can you help me what should i do?

BHMS
Homeopath,
Apply berberis aquifolium ointment on your face. N you can wash your face with stay n silk soap berberis based. You can even make pulp of potatoes n can apply on your face. After few mts can wash it off. Dnt apply much of cosmetics. Drink lots of water. N fruits vegies n balanced diet.
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I am 70 now and in the recent days I have irritation in my skin almost all over my body, especially inside my under garments in the thighs. Kindly advise the reason and remedy for this.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Hyderabad
• 1. Some of the skin infections are contagious and we have to ensure not to use items such as towels, soaps etc used by other persons. • 2. Allergy is another major reason. Beauty aids, detergents, chemicals, plastic items, eating certain foods may cause allergy. We have to identify and avoid touching and using such items. • 3. Sweat moisture is one of the major reasons for causing fungal infection. So, please ensure that your sweaty clothes are changed at the earliest and have bath thereafter. • 4. If you are exposed to direct sun or hot humid weather, it is all the more important. Avoid exposure to sun from 10 am to 4 pm as far as possible. • 5. Taking bath twice a day is better. We have to make it a point not to neglect cleaning any part of our body, particularly folds, narrow gaps between fingers and the like. • 6. If you wear synthetic T-shirts without a banyan, the T-shirt may cause you skin allergy. Please wear hosiery cotton banyan which absorbs your sweat. 7.Banyan also helps in absorbing sweat which is necessary so that the sweat moisture does not cause skin problem. • • If you observe all measures of hygiene, treatment of skin disease will be effective.
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I have pimple in face before some time and it will be removed but scars are comes in my face. Please advise.

BHMS
Homeopath, Solan
Please don't touch them and you can apply paste of besan plus turmeric plus tomato plus lemon drops plus milk cream thrice a day. Apply daily coconut oil over their before going to sleep. Wash your face daily before going to sleep and drink lots of water, eat fresh fruits, exercise daily in fresh air. For homeopathic treatment of scar need to give full details.
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How to remove aun tant from face? My face skin is very sensitive. Please suggest some medicine or soap or cream.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
Homoeopathic treatment aucare complexion drops (wolfe dietri) drink 20 drops in 20 ml fresh water 3 times daily. Glow-aid fairness cream (adven) apply in circular fashion in morning nd at night bloome-203 soap (bioforce) wassh face with this soap before applying glow-aid cream suncare cream (bakson) apply 30 minutes before going outsside nd again reapply after 3-4 hrss after washing with bloome-203 soap----------------------- silk nd stay face moisturiser (sbl) for oily skin----- papaya pack (bakson) daily apply on face directly in evening when you think you r not going outsside now nd wash face after it is dry.
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I am having pimples with pus. My skin is dry and sensitive. Pimples keeps on increasing in winter season. And in summers they are in less nos. Black marks are on my forehead. M not using any medication. Nowadays I am using only Himalaya facewash. No creams etc. What should I do? I want to remove my blackish forehead.

CCH, CGO, CVD, BHMS
Homeopath, Mumbai
Use homoeopathic medicines - Berberis Aquifolium 200/ three times a day for 7 days and Berberis Aquifolium mother tincture for external application for 15 days. Revert back after 7 days and continue with Himalaya's face wash.
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Generally due to heat in body I get canker sore or small ulcers in mouth. From past couple of months I am getting them on my penis. Is it dangerous. Can I know what kind of steps I should follow to get rid of them. Any medicines for it?

BAMS, MD Ayurveda
Sexologist, Lonavala
i would advise you to go for following remedy Natural home remedy using almonds, cow's milk, ginger powder, cardamom and saffron: Saffron is a mild aphrodisiac 1. Soak 10 almonds in water overnight 2. Peel off the skin and crush them the next morning 3. Take 1 cup hot cow's milk 4. Add the crushed almonds 5. Add a pinch of ginger powder 6. Add a pinch of cardamom powder 7. Add a pinch of saffron 8. Mix well 9. Drink this every morning if it dosent work then you must consult ayurveda doctor, They will surely help you.
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There are so many dark spots, white heads & pimple, what should I do to reduce these?

BHMS
Homeopath, Delhi
Hello, you can take homoeopathic medicine kali brom 30 (4 drops in little water) twice a day for a week and revert.
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Why my skin of feet is peeling of and became rough and dry I tried all type of cream but can't do anything so I requesting you for solution.

Dip in dermatology, MBBS
Dermatologist,
Soak the legs in like warm water mixed with pinch of rock salt for 15 minutes and pat them dry Apply venusia max cream along with dipsalic ointment twice daily.
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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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Hi I have many boils on my body with puss which vanish after I apply some creame. But then it comes back after 10 days.

M.B.S.(HOMEO), MD - Homeopathy
Homeopath, Visakhapatnam
Prevention help prevent boils by following these guidelines: carefully wash clothes, bed linen and towels of any family member who is infected with boils. Clean and treat all minor skin wounds. Practise good personal hygiene. Follow a healthy lifestyle.
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I am 22 years old girl and I am having many blackheads on my nose. Please suggest me any Home Remedies for remove those blackheads.

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
1. Baking Soda Baking soda is an effective treatment for blackheads as well as acne. It helps clear the skin of impurities such as debris and dirt. 1. Mix two teaspoons of baking soda with mineral water to make a paste. 2. Apply the paste generously on the affected skin area and massage gently. Allow it to dry for a few minutes before rinsing it off with warm water. 3. Repeat this remedy once or twice a week. 2. Cinnamon Cinnamon can be used to remove and prevent blackheads • Mix one teaspoon each of cinnamon powder and lemon juice with a pinch of turmeric powder (optional). Spread it on your face, leave it on for 10 to 15 minutes and then rinse it off. • Alternatively, mix one teaspoon of cinnamon powder and honey to form a thick paste. Apply it on the affected area before bed and leave it on overnight. In the morning, wash your face well with normal water. For best results, follow this remedy daily for about 10 days.
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I am having less facial hair. Its uneven. How to resolve this one? kindly help me out.

B.H.M.S., Senior Homeopath Consultant
Homeopath, Delhi
Please take selenium - 30 / 5 drops in little water thrice a day for 15 days. Revert back after 15 days with feedback.
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