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We have put together the recent discussed topics with the patients. Hope it helps. 

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HIDRADENITIS SUPPURATIVA

INTRODUCTION Hidradenitis suppurativa is a chronic inflammatory skin disease. It occurs due to infection of apocrine sweat glands of the hair follicles, causing painful boils (pus filled bumps), nodules, cyst and sinus tract formation over the skin. Sites affected :...

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GRANULOMA ANNULARE

INTRODUCTION Granuloma Annulare (GA) is a relatively uncommon skin condition, characterized by red/skin colored circular asymptomatic Rash with elevated borders and central depression, closely resembling ring worm.   WHO CAN DEVELOP (EPIDEMIOLOGY) As mentioned...

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ACNE ROSACEA

ACNE ROSACEA

INTRODUCTION Acne Rosacea is a condition in which the skin becomes red, develops rashes and flushing i.e. the skin feels hot. Most common area affected – Face Other areas in the Scalp, Chest, Hands etc. can also be affected. The symptoms of skin redness and itching...

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KERATOSIS PILARIS / CHICKEN SKIN

KERATOSIS PILARIS / CHICKEN SKIN

INTRODUCTION It is a condition where certain areas of the skin become dry and rough, with small bumps appearing in that area, resembling pimples. Most common sites affected - Upper arms, thighs Other sites affected - Forearms, legs, cheeks, or anywhere in the body...

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TRICHOSTASIS SPINULOSA

TRICHOSTASIS SPINULOSA

INTRODUCTION It's a hair follicle disorder, characterised by spiny black papules containing multiple fine hairs, greatly resembling blackheads/pimples. Each blackhead like point, when observed under a magnifying glass or dermatoscope, contains 5-25 fine hairs. This...

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Tomato Flu

Tomato Flu

Now a days people are worried and scared about Tomato flu virus due to fake media news.Actually it’s a very old disease call hand foot mouth disease (HFMD)caused by very old well known virus call coxsachie A16 or Enterovirus 72.All dermatologist seeing these cases...

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Becker’s Nevus

Becker’s Nevus

You may have seen that in children of 13 to 14 years of age, there is sudden appearance of one or more black spots, with hair growing out of it. Initially the hair is thin but gradually thickens with growth. This is called Becker’s nevus. EPIDEMIOLOGY -It is more...

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Hyperhidrosis

Hyperhidrosis

It is normal to sweat during summers. But some people tend to sweat much more than average not only in summers but even during cold weather, and this can be very problematic. Today, we’re going to discuss about Hyperhydrosis. Excessive sweating, in scientific terms is...

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Lichen Planus

Lichen Planus

It is a type of skin disease in which granular rashes appear in the skin, with violet or purple papules, along with intense itching. It’s not limited to our skin only, and it may also affect our nails, hair, oral mucosa as well as private parts of our body. Types of...

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Insect bite allergy in small children

Insect bite allergy in small children

Today, we’ll discuss about Insect bite allergy in children, which is also known as Papular utricaria, in medical terms. What is it ? In many children, it is seen that after any kind of insect bite, for example from mosquito, fly, ants etc. there is itching, rashes in...

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Xanthelasma

Xanthelasma

Today we’re going to discuss about Xanthelasma. We all have heard about high cholesterol levels in the blood, in many people. But when there is deposition of cholesterol in the skin, this condition is called Xanthelasma. Most commonly, it is manifested as deposition...

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Pimples

Pimples

Today, we’ll discuss about Pimples, also sometimes called Acne or Muhase(मुंहासे) in hindi. Why does it occur, what are the problems it can cause and how to get rid of it? There are oil glands, also called sebaceous glands present in the deeper layer of our skin....

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Idiopathic guttate Hypomelanosis

Idiopathic guttate Hypomelanosis

IGH  (Idiopathic guttate Hypomelanosis). You might know about Vitiligo, it is an auto-immune disease in which people get white patches on their skin, which may spread all over their body. However IGH is a totally different disease. It may look similar but it's...

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Lichen Simplex Chronicus

Today, we're going to discuss about Lichen Simplex Chronicus abbreviated as LSC or sometimes also called as Circumscribed Neurodermatitis. So let us discuss what is LSC, what causes it and how can it be treated. In some people, areas of skin becoms thick and black due...

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What is Purpura?

Purpura is recurrent bleeding of the skin and mucous membrane, which causes appearance of visible purple spots, hence the name 'Purpura'. Normally, in any case of bleeding due to any injury, the bleeding gradually stops. This stoppage of bleeding is called Hemostasis....

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CHEMICAL PEELING

It is a procedure or technique in which nontoxic chemicals are used to improve and smooth the texture of the skin. Chemical peeling helps in removing the damaging layer of the skin . A dermatologist decides the right type chemical peeling for you based on the severity...

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Various treatment for hair fall

Hello Dear Friends, I am Dr Uttam Kumar Lenka, a dermatologist, and a trichologist. So in a simple word, I am an expert in both skin and hair. I used to make many videos regarding skin and hair and discuss many problems and suggest their solutions. If you guys like my...

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