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Dermatologist Clinic

Plot No 157/ 5, Off Pune Satara Road, Mukund Nagar. Landmark: Opposite Cpwd Office & Near Swargate Near Panchmi Hotel, Pune Pune
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Ranka Hospital Dermatologist Clinic Plot No 157/ 5, Off Pune Satara Road, Mukund Nagar. Landmark: Opposite Cpwd Office & Near Swargate Near Panchmi Hotel, Pune Pune
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Ranka Hospital is known for housing experienced Dermatologists. Dr. Tolap, a well-reputed Dermatologist, practices in Pune. Visit this medical health centre for Dermatologists recommended by 102 patients.

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When I am go to the sunlight then red spot come on my skin. So please suggest me for what to do?

B.Sc (Bio), DMS (Cal), CMS , FWT, PET, DMLT (Cal), SBHM, Vacc,
Homeopath, Kolkata
When I am go to the sunlight then red spot come on my skin. So please suggest me for what to do?
I prescribed Homoeopathic medicine. 1) Santoninum:- 30. In no 30 globules. To be taken 4 globules thrice daily before food for one month. Than report and consult me.
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My age 20 and hair is getting thinner and patches are appearing what should I do? I have a massage oil which has 85 olive oil 15 extra virgin olive oil. I have castor oil which I apply to hair. Can I mix the massage oil with castor and apply to head hair.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
My age 20 and hair is getting thinner and patches are appearing what should I do? I have a massage oil which has 85 o...
Hello, The main causes of hair loss are, stress, overpressure, irregular life style, junk food & inadequate sleep, regulate  your life style to overcome hairloss & dandruff ,please.  Go for meditation to reduce stress & overpressure. To nourish hair follicles. Tk, plenty of water to hydrate your body to moisten your scalp. Your diet be simple, easily digestible on time. Tk homoeopathic medicine: @ Weisbaden 30-6 pills, thrice. @ JaborandyQ -20 drops with olivie oil be applied on scalp, dly. Use, protein shampoo. Apply olive oil on scalp,  weekly. Avoid,  alcohol,  nicotine,  caffeine. Report, wkly. Your feedback matters for further follow up, please.  Tk, care.
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Hii I am getting skin infection on chick's after shaving every time and it inches so much after shaving so please tell me sir what to do how can I solve the problem please sir help me.

DHMS (Hons.)
Homeopath, Patna
Hii I am getting skin infection on chick's after shaving every time and it inches so much after shaving so please tel...
Hello, Tk, homoeopathic medicine:@ Rhus tox 200-6 pills, thrice. Tk, plenty of water ton hydrate your body. Go for meditation to nourish your entire body. Avoid, junk food, alcohol, nicotine. Tk, care.
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Hi sir/ madam, What is the best cream or remedy to reduce pigmentation or uneven skin tone. Hope you suggest me the best.

BHMS
Homeopath, Anand
Hi sir/ madam, What is the best cream or remedy to reduce pigmentation or uneven skin tone. Hope you suggest me the b...
Dear lybrate-user, first rule to reduce pigmentation is a good sunscreen. Please select one from reputed company which is gives you protection from both uva and uvb protection. There are lot of skin lightening creams available which should be used under doctors supervision as unsupervised application can lead to severe skin damage. You can apply lemon mixed with water to begin with and then undiluted fresh lime as skin gets used to. But please remember most important is sun protection for pigmentation.
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Dear doctors my head surface become rough and small white covering is coming out with nail. What could be the possible cause suggest.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology
Dermatologist, Bangalore
Dear doctors my head surface become rough and small white covering is coming out with nail. What could be the possibl...
This is dandruff. Avoid applying oil to scalp. Use antifungal shampoo daily. This usually helps in reducing the problem. If not then, a dermatologist will have to check and start some intense medications.
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I am 17 years old male and I have severe itching. I visited a doctor and he said it's fungal infection and he gave me cream and Itraconazole. I felt good, during medication was going on but after some 1 to 1 and half weeks the itching has again started. How to permanently remove fungal infection? Thank You.

MBBS, MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy
Dermatologist, Mumbai
I am 17 years old male and I have severe itching. I visited a doctor and he said it's fungal infection and he gave me...
The treatment for fungal infection is simple. You have to take anti fungal tablets and creams for 4 to 6 weeks following which it resolves. Do not apply soap on that area and do not self treat with over the counter steroid creams. Mistreatment with steroid creams like panderm, fourderm, betnovate, candid b etc and self treatment with cheaper generic medicine is the most common reason for recurrent disease. Another cause of recurrence is cross infection from other infected people in the house. Kindly call me or send photos using online consult option for accurate diagnosis and treatment. If this is fungal infection, it needs to be treated as early as possible as it will spread further on your body and also to other people in the household.
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I am 54 years old male. I am 80 percent bald. Can my baldness be removed or cured?

MD - (Dermatology & STD)
Dermatologist, Bangalore
I am 54 years old male. I am 80 percent bald. Can my baldness be removed or cured?
If you have good hair the back of scalp. You can get hair transplantation done. To the front portion. Other option is wearing a wig.
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Vitiligo - Treating It The Unani Way!

BHMS, MD - Psychiatry, MD - Homeopathy
Unani Specialist, Delhi
Vitiligo - Treating It The Unani Way!

Alternative medicine is fast picking up with its beneficial treatment for several skin disorders. Vitiligo or patchy skin is a common skin problem that can be effectively treated by the ancient Unani system of medicine.

What is vitiligo?
Also referred to as leucoderma, it is a patchy loss of skin colour that occurs due to acquired depigmentation of the skin. The absence of skin cells called melanocytes leads to nonproduction of the melanin pigment and as a result, manifests itself as patchy skin in several parts of the body. It can affect any area of the body including the face, neck, back, hands, and legs.

Unfortunately, conventional medicine has not been able to discover a full-proof treatment for this skin disorder, except for surgical intervention. Thanks to the yesteryear’s Unani medicine system, which has its foundations in the ancient Greek, Roman, Persian, and Indian medicine, certain herbal formulations help to treat conditions of vitiligo or leucoderma. The Unani system of medicine aims to create the right balance in the body by stabilizing the four humours – blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile, which constitute insulin, hormones and other fluid releases.

  • Herbal powder and capsules are prescribed for the patient’s consumption depending on the severity of the disorder.
  • Herbal ointment for external application – The affected individual must apply the topical ointment or balm before 10:00 am and then expose it to sunlight for around 10 to 15 minutes. After that, it should be shown back in shade and kept for one hour before washing it off.

Diet for vitiligo
Certain food items like banana, beef, sea food, poultry, citrus foods, pickles and dairy products are to be restricted during treatment. Foods with excessive tamarind and cashew nuts are also to be avoided. Recommended food includes all vegetables, fruits, eggs, and organic chicken.

How effective is Unani in treating vitiligo?
For years together, Unani compound formulations for systemic as well as topical usage are catering to the needs of patients. It helps to treat and induce re-pigmentation. There are several treatment modalities available to control the spreading of the disease and minimize the chances of a relapse of the skin condition.

There have been no reported side effects of Unani medicines and they are well tolerated even after prolonged use. It usually takes about 2 to 3 months to see a visible improvement of the condition. The disease tends to become stable after regaining pigmentation.

The Central Research Institute of Unani Medicine located in Hyderabad, India has taken several measures to eradicate Vitiligo. While conventional medicine does try to offer remedies to treat vitiligo, Unani medicine offers a cost-effective approach that is more promising.

Pls pls Help Me. Mera hairfall bht hore h pure hairs weak hogye h. Pta nhi kya prblm h, Maine blood test kraya h haemoglobin, serrum ferrritin. Haemoglobin thik h but frrtin low h jiski maine medicine already start krdi h and mere hair m dandruff bhi nhi h. Washing m 70 to 90 hairs jate h or balo mese hath ghumau Th bht easily hairs aajate pls kuch btaiye kya kru or koi lotion btaiye Jo m thinning Area m lga sku.

MBBS, Diploma in Child Health (DCH), MD Internal Medicine
General Physician, Visakhapatnam
Pls pls Help Me. Mera hairfall bht hore h pure hairs weak hogye h. Pta nhi kya prblm h, Maine blood test kraya h haem...
You are underweight also. You may need a bitamin supplement and also better you check thyroid profile. We should consider it also. Bad me contact kijiye.
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What are the natural home remedies for alopecia barbae around chin & natural proper foods please guide me.

CCEBDM, PG Diploma In Clinical cardiology, MBBS
General Physician, Ghaziabad
What are the natural home remedies for alopecia barbae around chin & natural proper foods please guide me.
1.Sulphur may help you grow new hair so take more Garlic, onion, eggs 2.7.Take good healthy nutritious diet including fruits and vegetables- Eggs, Cheese ,Cauliflower ,Whole Grain atta, berries, mushrooms, banana, carrot ,peanut (good source of biotin vit B7) 8.Curry leaves extract (boiling in water and taking that water) 9.Do not apply any gel/lotion /any other chemical. 10.Get thyroid t3 t4 tsh tested medicine can not be advised for open question for medicine contact on private chat good luck.
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Skin Care In Monsoon - Things You Must Take Care Of!

MBBS, MD - Dermatology, FAAD(USA)
Dermatologist, Delhi
Skin Care In Monsoon - Things You Must Take Care Of!

The state of your skin is never constant. The external conditions like pollutants, dirt, grime and changing weather all play a major role in how your skin feels or behaves. You might be born with a certain type of skin, but over the course of time, weather changes can aggravate a skin condition or change its texture. So, one needs to examine his/her current skincare regimen and adjust it to meet the skin’s ever changing needs based on shifts in climate and sun levels.

Once you start recording how your skin reacts to the changing weather, you will naturally be in sync and can treat your skin accordingly. Just some minor changes in your face wash, cleanser, moisturizer and sun protection products will help keep your skin perfect and glowing round the year without any special skin care treatments.

Who doesn’t enjoy a cup of hot steaming coffee as the rain lashes around, cooling and cleaning everything! Monsoon brings such a sense of freshness. But we cannot say the same for the skin. Monsoon also brings with it a series of skin woes for many, such as open pores, dull skin and infection along the body folds. A bit of moisture is good, but a lot is not. Your skin might feel hot and humid since the pores remain open from summer months and can get further aggravated. Acne and infection along the body folds can also occur.

Here are few tips that will help you enjoy the rains without worrying about your skin and hair much:

  1. Face wash: Use a face wash that lathers, feels fresh, minty and light. Wash your face three to four times a day with cold water.
  2. Toner is optional
  3. Usingscrub: You may scrub your face once a week. Excessive scrubbing can make the skin more sensitive, red, and vulnerable.
  4. Use of creams: Do not use too many creams on your skin. Just a good broad spectrum sunscreen is sufficient during the day. You may choose a gel based sunscreen that will offer you protection without clogging your skin.
  5. Apply skin actives: Vitamins A, C and E in the form of serums or gels. This is because they have actives in water or silicone base which do not add to the oiliness. You may either apply them in the evening or underneath your sunscreen during the day.
  6. Start a De-tan: As the scorching heat of summer is no more a worry now, so you may start a de-tan regimen now. Use special treatment creams that lighten the skin like glycolic acid, kojic acid, and apply it at night so that the tan slowly comes off.
  7. Powder form cosmetics: For this season you must look for the powder form of most things like a compact, deodorants, etc. There are some collagen boosters too, which I would suggest you pick up for keeping your skin in good shape.
  8. When to wash your face: If you happen to get wet, wash your face and feet as soon as possible and keep it dry.
  9. Hair care: Healthy Hair Hair care should not be ignored during this season. During monsoon, hair swells and so is more vulnerable to damage and breakage, so it is advisable not to go for too many salon treatments. Even a simple blow dry can cause more damage.
    • A good coconut oil massage will work wonders for your hair.
    • Always dry wet hair with low heat.
    • Do not brush wet hair.
    • Use loose hair accessories.
    • Take sun protection for your hair. Yes, you read it right! Much is spoken about sunscreen for skin, but you would be surprised how much damage the UV rays can do to your hair. There are specific hair care gels and shampoos available for sun protection. Try to use one of that sunscreen hair sprays post shampoo. The best way to protect your hair is to wear a hat or a scarf.
    • Avoid salon treatments as any chemical treatment will harm the strands since the cuticles are open.
  10. Shower every day: Lastly for your body, just take a couple of showers during the day using a refreshing body wash. Use the sunscreen on your body, as it can burn and tan too.

Some do's and don'ts you must follow:

  1. Getting wet in the rain is fun but change your clothes ASAP. Damp clothes increase the risk of skin infections, especially in body folds. If you notice any rash or irritation in any of body folds, consult a dermatologist immediately.
  2. Dry your hair to remove as much moisture as possible. Blow dry your hair gently if needed.
  3. Keep wet wipes, moisturizer, face wash, and sunscreen in your purse to keep your skin in great condition.
  4. Take multivitamins to boost your immunity.

Skin treatments that are safe during monsoon

Most treatments are safe during this season. You may concentrate on de-tanning treatments like peels and microdermabrasion. You may also start off laser treatments for skin lightening, tightening, or hair removal.

Happy monsoon!

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Hair Transplant - 4 Myths About It!

MBBS, M.Med.Sci Cosmetology, Ph.D Cosmetology(prel)
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Chennai
Hair Transplant - 4 Myths About It!

Opting for a hair transplant can be one of the many ways in which you can curb your receding hairline and put an end to baldness. This procedure involves taking hair from areas of the head that have dense hair growth, such as the back of the scalp, and transplanting it to the site where new hair needs to be created.

If you’re a MAN, these points should decide the time for getting a hair transplant surgery:

- You have been losing hair from male pattern baldness( a pattern of hair thinning and hair loss that occurs on the crown area, forming an ‘M’ shape) over years.
- Your hair loss persists despite taking medications to stop it.
- Your hair fall has reached a plateau stage (no growth or loss phase) and has stabilised.
- If you’ve experienced hair loss due to burns, trauma or cosmetic procedures.

If you’re a WOMAN, the right time to opt for a hair transplant procedure is when:
- You have lost hair as a result of burns or trauma.
- Your hair loss has been brought on by cosmetic procedures, like face lifts.
- You have female pattern hair loss.

4 MYTHS associated with hair transplant you shouldn’t believe!

Myth 1: Hair transplant gives you a head full of hair
Fact: This is not the case. Hair transplant only serves to lessen your bald appearance. It is a procedure that works by re-distributing your existing scalp hair in order to advance the front hairline. As a result, you end up looking younger with an appearance of a fuller head of hair.

Myth 2: It can be carried out at any age
Fact: This procedure should be ideally performed when your hairfall has more or less stopped experiencing any change, following a period of activity. Although it’s not easy to define the exact age as to when you would reach the plateau stage, this procedure should be done after 23 years of age.

Myth 3: It does not leave behind any scars
Fact: You can expect minimal scarring in a hair transplant surgery. Of the varied methods employed in hair transplant, it’s the FUE (follicular unit extraction) method that doesn’t leave behind a linear scar, but multiple small dots in the area from where the hair has been taken.They are hardly visible to the naked eye and hence FUE is more popular now-a-days.

Myth 4: It’s a very painful procedure
Fact : Hair transplant is performed under local anaesthesia. The site where follicular units will be harvested is made numb using sedatives and injections of local anaesthetic medicines, so that you don’t feel any pain whatsoever.
 

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Hair Transplant

MD - Dermatology , Venereology & Leprosy, MBBS
Dermatologist, Delhi
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Looking for the Hair transplant. Just wants to know the average cost involved with this procedure and which doctor/Hospital is most suitable option for this process.

American Board of Plastic Surgery, , American Board Of General Surgery, MS - Dermatology, M.B.B.S
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Delhi
Looking for the Hair transplant. Just wants to know the average cost involved with this procedure and which doctor/Ho...
Dear Mr. lybrate-user, The average cost of Hair Transplant is INR 50 per hair grafts. We do both FUE & FUT technique. Our doctor is one of the leading doctor in India and having a 16 years of experience in USA. He is the only Indian who is a Triple American Board Certified doctor.
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My hair is thinning day by day please help me out is there any doctor who can give this appointment urgently.

MBBS, DDVL
Dermatologist, Kochi
My hair is thinning day by day please help me out is there any doctor who can give this appointment urgently.
Excessive hairfall may be due to dandruff, dietary deficiency or stress. If you have dandruff you may have to take treatment for it. Hairloss can be controlled by certain tablets and topical lotions. Contact for medical prescription.
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Scalp Peeling - Did You It Can Be Of 3 Different Types?

Dermatologist
Dermatologist, Delhi
Scalp Peeling - Did You It Can Be Of 3 Different Types?

Eczema of the scalp, which results in itching, flaking, or crusting of the scalp, is called scalp peeling or is commonly referred to as “dandruff”. This condition causes increased shedding of normal scalp skin cells. Dandruff may also be caused by a fungal infection, other than just dehydration of the scalp.

The causes of an extremely dry scalp, thereby causing dandruff or even bigger flakes falling from the head onto shoulders and clothes, may be due to scalp psoriasis, eczema, poor nutrition, generalized dehydration, exposure to too much direct heat, and using too much of shampoo.

The three types of dandruff that need to be treated are those resulting from fungal growth, dry scalp and the one resulting from product build-up.

  1. Fungal growth: This kind of dandruff is a chronic condition, caused by increased oil content on the scalp or an off-balance pH of the scalp. It may also be due to poor cleansing habits, or even an allergic reaction to the hair products one uses. Try switching shampoos, conditioners, or styling products to sulfate-free formulas to cure this condition.
  2. Dry scalp: Sometimes, the skin of the scalp is literally so parched and dry that it is flaky and falls away like snakeskin. People with this kind of dandruff usually have drier hair and notice a tightness in their scalp. To treat dry-scalp dandruff, it is wise to indulge one’s hair with moisturizing and hydrating shampoos, cut down on or space out harsh chemical treatments like relaxers, permanents, or dyes, and take in more moisture from the inside - drink at least 8 eight-ounce glasses of water a day, and your skin (including your scalp) will show you results that you want. Eliminating sulfates from your shampoos or other hair care products will also help with dry scalp, since these ingredients help strip away natural oils. Brushing hair or massaging the scalp - either with bare fingertips or a few drops of oil - is another great treatment, since massage helps stimulate circulation and bring blood, nutrients, and oxygen to the scalp and hair.
  3. Product buildup: The most common type of dandruff is due to product buildup. This is what happens when people with otherwise healthy manes and scalps use too many styling products, such as layering gels, hair serum, hairspray, wrap lotions, scalp oils, heat-protecting serum, and so on. Dandruff caused by product buildup usually looks more like small clumps or balls of dirt. It may have a brownish color, since all those products attract and trap plenty of dirt and sweat. Product-buildup dandruff also tends to appear sporadically, only when hair is in need of a wash, whereas other types of dandruff show up more quickly and regularly.

To treat this kind of dandruff, one should wash hair more often or simply aim for using minimum chemical-rich hair products.

Hello docs! My eyebrow hair falling. Sometimes its feel irritating n tht place if I touch tht I gt one or two hairs in my hands. Answer me my dear gods!

BHMS
Homeopath, Jaipur
Hello docs! My eyebrow hair falling. Sometimes its feel irritating n tht place if I touch tht I gt one or two hairs i...
hello rahul, you can have problem in your nutrition / diet part. increase protien intake in your diet . And yes check out if you are not having dandruff or any dry flakes in skin of your eyebrows.
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Having severe hair fall from past one month almost going bald. Tried lot of dermatology but nothing worked. Maybe due to nutrition deficiency. Please could suggest the correct vitamins n minerals fruits vegetables to be included in the meal for lessening the hair fall everyday.

BHMS
Homeopath, Jaipur
Having severe hair fall from past one month almost going bald. Tried lot of dermatology but nothing worked. Maybe due...
Hello Mr. lybrate-user, you can take foods rich in protien, iron, zinc, magnesium, vitamin A, D,biotin, niacin also helpful for hair growth. First let me know that if your hair roots are stil existing or you developed a smooth skin over ther. Have you get done your thyroid test. You can take pulses, lentils, eggs, soyabean, meat as your protien supplement. Take apple, can notalope, peaches, amla, for vitamins curry leaves has the power to strenthen hair and make it dark also massage oil with soft hands on scalp apply onion juice on your bald area it has power to grow hair on bald scalp. Do nail rubbing exercise as told in yoga.
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I have tfimmed oug my hair I am facing hairfall I am using coconut oil with dove shampoo whaf more should I do my hair are oily and brittle and there was a lot oc dandruff on forehead what mote must I do to have goox hair and prevent hair fall completely.

MD Hom., Certificate in Food and Nutrition, BHMS, Diploma In Yoga
Homeopath, Indore
I have tfimmed oug my hair I am facing hairfall I am using coconut oil with dove shampoo whaf more should I do my hai...
Hello Lybrate user, there are many causes of hair fall, like exposure to pollution, prolong stress, chemical content of shampoo, prolong illness like malaria, typhoid, hormonal imbalance (like hypothyroidism), nutrition deficiency etc.; Have protein rich diet like milk, egg, etc. Add more fruits in diet, avoid Stress, have enough sleep (7-8 hrs), avoid chemical added shampoo and cosmetic hair oils. Give coconut/almond oil massage to scalp. Take homeopathic treatment for hair fall. It is natural and holistic way of treatment. Medicine is selected individually on basis of thorough details of patient like medical history, cause, routine, temperament etc. Hence well selected remedy gives complete relief and promotes new hair growth. Message back for more help.
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