How to use corn cap or paint to get rid of corn: Dermatologist advice

In this article, I have discussed: How to use corn caps? What is dermatologist recommended alternatives to corn caps? What causes corn? How to prevent recurrences? When to see a dermatol...

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Head to toe winter skincare: Dermatologist Guide

Winters are around the corner, so are the various vows of dry skin. As the weather takes a turn, so does your skin. Cold weather along with low humidity strips your skin of its natural moisturising fa...

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How to heal sunburn-10 steps guide from dermatologist (Dermatocare's skin diseases guide)

  STEP 1: Cool the burnt skin Sunburn occurs because of excessive heating of your skin. Our priority is to bring down the temperature of your skin by: As soon as you notice that your ski...

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9 Benefits of Using Milk On Skin: Know From Dermatologist

1. Milk for washing face Wondering how can milk cleanse your skin? Milk has a unique ability to remove the oil-soluble impurities with the help of fat-soluble enzyme lipase, protein-based ...

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Brittle, peeling or splitting nails-Dermatologist guide to healthy nails

They might be an indicator of nutritional deficiency, underlying medical disorder or wrong nail care. In this article, we would help you understand the reason for getting brittle nails and what you ca...

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5 causes behind getting Unwanted hair or Excessive hair growth (Dermatocare's beauty tips)

What is Hirsutism? Hirsutism is the development of thick and dark hair in females, in a pattern that is more typical of males. Hirsutism is no more a rare phenomenon; around 10% of females are affe...

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Dry patches on skin of face- Pityriasis alba (Dermatocare's skin diseases guide)

“Doctor, My daughter, is getting dry patches on the skin of her face, I am afraid... does she have leukoderma?”   What is Pityriasis Alba? Pityriasis Alba is characterised by...

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How to treat diaper rash or nappy rash- know from dermatologist mother

Being a dermatologist and a mother, I understand that each stage of raising your child brings in a new challenge; from struggling through sleepless nights in the first year to super active thrilling d...

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How to give baby bath and use baby oil: know from a dermatologist mother

A baby in the womb of the mother is used to the warm and moist environment as their skin is dipped in water called amniotic fluid during the nine months of pregnancy. When the baby enters the real wor...

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How to get rid of dandruff in four simple steps- know from dermatologist

But, how do you apply anti-dandruff shampoo on your scalp? For how long do you leave it? How frequently can you use such shampoos? Are there any remedies from the kitchen shelf that can keep dandruff ...

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Newborn baby care- know from a dermatologist mother (Dermatocare’s baby/child care tips)

A baby in the womb of the mother is used to the warm and moist environment as their skin is dipped in water called as amniotic fluid during the nine months of pregnancy. When the baby enters the real ...

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Baby genital care- know from a dermatologist mother (Dermatocare’s baby/child care tips)

How to take care of the genital area of the baby? The skin care is essentially the same as highlighted in the article on care of diaper area. But few points that need emphasis are as follow: ...

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Birthmarks- handling the psychological impact (Dermatocare’s baby/child care tips)

The word “Birthmark” usually creates a picture of a black coloured spots/bumps in our mind; however there are hundreds of types of birthmarks with a varied presentation. Also, the psycholo...

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How to treat sweat rash, heat rash or prickly heat-A simple guide from dermatologist

Yes! This is a typical presentation of sweat rash, heat rash or prickly heat dermatologically termed as Miliaria Rubra. I will address all these questions in this article, along with simple precaution...

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How to take care down there- Just for females!

Understanding the genital anatomy Female genitals consist externally of the vulva that leads internally to the vagina. Vulva consists of two folds of skin called as labia majora and labia minora. T...

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Men's talk- how to take care down there (Dermatocare’s men’s skin care tips)

  Understanding the genital anatomy Male genitals consist of the penis, which in turn has a shaft and head. The head of the penis is covered with a delicate fold of foreskin. Unlike females...

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Beautiful and healthy nails- Guidelines of care from dermatologist

  How should I cut my nails? The fingernails should be clipped square with round edges while toenails should be cut straight across slightly above the tip of toes. Nails can be filled with ...

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What is skin types-know from a dermatologist

Watch this video to know what is your skin type:   Is tissue paper helpful in skin type test?  There are numerous varieties of tissue papers available in the market; the result ...

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Is Hand Washing with Anti-bacterial or Aantimicrobial soaps or using Hand Sanitiser important?

The reality is regular use of antibacterial soaps might not only increase the chance of getting infected from superbug but also contribute to extinction of aquatic life. FDA is reconsidering the safet...

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Hair removal methods- let us compare them (Dermatocare's beauty tips)

  Hair removal method Procedure Area Side Effects Pain Cost Efficiency Sess...

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