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Dermatological Consultations

SKIN DISEASES

DISHA Skin and Laser Institute is well equipped to diagnose and treat rare skin diseases and chronic conditions like psoriasis and eczema. Special expert doctors for pediatric dermatological diseases are available.

HAIR DISEASES

Common hair problems include diffuse hair fall, alopecia areata and androgenetic alopecia (AGA) all of which are treatable in the form of tablets, lotions and various procedures including mesotherapy and PRP. These procedures are available at DISHA Skin and Laser Institute.

Diffuse hair fall can be due to various reasons like weathering of hair (straightening, perming ironing, improper handling of hair), hormonal conditions like PCOD and thyroid problems and nutritional deficiencies like iron, calcium and vitamin B12.

NAIL DISEASES

Common nail problems include onychomycosis, ingrown toe nail, candidal paronychia and brittle and lusterless nails.

Onychomycosis is a fungal infection of nail plate causing discoloration and dystrophy of nail plate leading to cosmetic impairment. It is caused due to overgrowth of the fungus due to excessive sweating and hence more common in males due to closed footwear and in athletes.

An ingrowing toe nail is a painful condition due to impinging of the nail into the surrounding skin causing a secondary infection. It is caused due to improper footwear and improper cutting of nails and hence more common in females.

Brittle and lusterless nails can be seen in a variety of skin conditions like atopic dermatitis, LP, collagen vascular disorders and psoriasis. It can also be seen in systemic disorders like kidney and liver problems.

GENITAL DISEASES

Common genital diseases include infections like genital candidiasis, tinea cruris, genital warts, molluscum contagiosum and infective ulcers including genital herpes. Some are contagious, some sexually transmitted and some painful/itchy.

 

All these conditions can be diagnosed clinically (by careful history and full clinical examination) and sometimes tests like swabs, skin biopsy and blood tests.

Treatment depends on the individual’s condition. DISHA Skin and Laser Institute have qualified dermatologists and Venereologists available throughout the week to help you with any genital condition.