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- Acanthosis nigricans
Acanthosis Nigricans is a condition characterized by discoloration and dark patches in the armpits, neck creases, and other regions. It usually has a velvety black appearance. Though it does not have any medical issue, it affects the aesthetic appearance of the person. It is commonly associated with obesity, diabetes, and other lifestyle conditions. Sometimes it is also seen along with a cancerous condition.Acantho Read More
- Acanthotic nevus
Acanthosis nevus syndrome is much more severe than the acanthosis nigricansTreatment course-The treatment of this condition is a combination of cosmetic therapy and surgeries accompanied by the treatment for the underlying cause of the disease. This improves both the appearance and theThe standard therapy for epidermal nevi is surgery or ablative CO2 laser treatment.Topical tretinoin c Read More
Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells. It often causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples, and usually appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages.
Effective treatments are available, but acne can be persistent. The pimples and bumps heal slowly, and when one begins to go away, Read More
- Acne (pimples)
Acne (acne vulgaris, common acne) is a disease of the hair follicles of the face, chest, and back that affects almost all teenagers during puberty -- the only exception being members of a few primitive Neolithic tribes living in isolation. It is not caused by bacteria, although bacteria play a role in its development. It is not unusual for some women to develop acne in their mid- to late-20s.
Acne appears on the skin as... Read More
- Black tongue
Black tongue, in most cases, resolves by regularly brushing your tongue with a toothbrush.Medications:Your doctor may also prescribe a topical retinoid medication to help increase cell turnover on your tongue.For stubborn elongated papillae, a doctor can remove them using carbon dioxide laser burning or electrodesiccation, which simultaneously cuts and seals the papillae.Cure throu Read More
- Blue rubber bleb nevus
Blue rubber bleb nevus syndrome is also known as Bean syndrome. It is a rare syndrome of venous malformations that arise in the skin and gastrointestinal tract.Risk factors.Since the disease is a genetic disorder, there are no risk factors associated with this disease. However, consanguineous marriage is a leading cause of disease transmission.Some patients may have mutations in genetic levels, which can affect Read More
Cysts are non-cancerous abnormal growth that causes pain and swelling. A person may develop various kinds of cysts anywhere in the body. However, it is curable.The treatment and cure of the cyst:The procedure of removing the cyst depends on the type, size, and area in which it occurred. For instance, if the cyst is really large, the medical expert will perform surgery on it.Sometimes, the docto Read More
Damaged tissue from gangrene cannot be saved. However, medication is available to help avoid gangrene from worsening. The sooner you receive therapy, the greater your chances of recovery.Gangrene treatment may comprise one or more of the following: Medication: Antibiotics are administered intravenously or orally to treat bacterial infections. To alleviate discomfort, pain medicines may be admini Read More
- Hidradenitis suppurativa
Hidradenitis suppurativa commonly occurs around hair follicles with many oil and sweat glands, such as in the armpits, groin and anal area. It may also occur where skin rubs together, such as the inner thighs, under the breasts and between the buttocks. Hidradenitis suppurativa can affect one spot or multiple areas of the body.
Signs and symptoms of hidradenitis suppurativa include:
Blackheads. Small pit Read More
Ochronosis is a type of condition triggered by malarial drugs, skin-lightening creams, and over-exposure to the sun. These are very difficult conditions for treatment and the results are unpredictable and inconsistent.These are various ways for treatments are as follows:Nonpharmacological measures: Sun protective clothes, goggles, and hats are important. Uses of offending agents must be stopped, and sun Read More
- Sebaceous cyst
Commonly found on the face, neck, upper back, and chest, sebaceous cysts are small lump or bump under the skin. If the condition starts to get worse, it is advisable to consult a doctor. Regular checkups are encouraged to keep it from spreading and causing infection.Risk factorsA sebaceous cyst could result in the following: -Unfavorable effects of treatment- There are no permanent effects o Read More
- Stretch marks
Stretch marks, medically known as striae, are seen as long, narrow, rippled marks that develop due to rapid stretching or shrinking of the skin. They can be red, brown, purple, black or pink in color. These marks can appear on any body part, but they are most common on stomach, upper arms, breasts, thighs, and lower back.Over-the-counter treatmentRetinol and Hyaluronic acid creams: People with stretch m Read More
- Warts (common warts)
Warts (common warts) is a viral disease that causes benign skin growths on different parts of the body.TreatmentCommon warts do not require treatment as they are resolved on their own after a few weeks or months.There are two main treatments:Salicylic acid: Salicylic acid gradually dissolves the hard scales upon applying it several times a day for over a few weeks. Most salicylic acid soluti Read More