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Home remedy for chilblains

Chilblains is characterised by red, itchy and swollen toes and fingers caused by rapid cooling of hands and feet during winters. Home remedy for chilblains works by: Warming up your skin gradually. Improving circulation. Counter-irritant effect of essential oils. This home remedy can be divided into basic, advanced and expert depending on the number of ingredients you want to start with.In…

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Tea tree oil for Warts: DIY recipe from Dermatologist

Warts are common hpv virus infections that occurs most commonly as finger warts, toe warts, anal warts, plantar warts and rarely as body and face warts. As a dermatologist, I have treated many cases of warts with radio-frequency, cryotherapy and medications. Recently, I tried tea tree oil in few cases of warts on face and feet with good results. It…

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Homemade Antiseptic or Antibacterial Cream

“Doctor, is there any home remedy for treating minors cuts, burns and boils at home?” Yes, you can make a simple antiseptic cream at home using following proven natural anti-septic ingredients: Raw honey Turmeric Neem Tea tree oil I have chosen theses ingredient based on the research (references listed at the end) and tried on many occasions with successful results. In fact,…

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Is your fungal infection or ringworm or tinea not responding to treatment?

Fungal infection of skin also called ringworm, tinea or daad is rising in India. Not only that it is not responding to treatments easily. The main causes of the increase and resistance of fungal infections are: Application of steroid creams on ringworm. Overuse of antibiotics Use of insecticide and pesticides has increased the level of fungal spores in the environment. Fungal elements are…

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

“Doctor, If we do not eat antibiotics daily to prevent infection, then why do we use antibacterial or antimicrobial soaps or hand sanitizer daily on our skin?” 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 safety of…

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in All, Body, Nail Problems

Brittle, peeling or splitting nails- Cause and treatment

“Do you have brittle, peeling or splitting nails? Do you have difficulty in growing them long? Do you feel they are getting softer and weaker?” Onychoschizia is the term used by dermatologist for the nails that are brittle i.e. they might get soft, dry, weak and split or peel off easily. Brittle nails are common in women and can affect…

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How to get beautiful and healthy nails?

Beautiful, healthy, shiny and smooth nails are what we all desire. Nail care for getting beautiful and healthy nails involves careful cutting of nails, healthy diet, following Do’s and Don’t of nail care, taking a simple precaution, and timely dermatologist visits for nail problems. This article is a quick guide written by our dermatologist on how to care for your…

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in All, Body, Green Living

Are you breathing correctly?

Do you know what is the most inexpensive, easiest and least time consuming way to get the glow on face and vigor in body? It is breathing in the right way “Pranayam”. Dr Andrew explains the science and advantages of Pranayam in his book “Art of Breathing”. He claims that none of the diseases, whether mental or physical, is beyond the benefits…

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Are you reducing lifespan ?

Have you given a thought why the prevalence of lifestyle diseases and cancer is increasing? Why the need of anti-aging skin care products has increased? Why people commonly take vitamin or other health supplements? And why this trend is observed in people with good income who have easy access to health providers, living in clean environment, and can afford best…

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Are we guinea pigs for cosmetic companies? (Dermatocare’s ingredients guide)

I was surprised to see a corrosive like potassium hydroxide that can burn skin in the ingredient list of skincare product; however further research revealed that cosmetic authorities approve its use in cosmetics as the pH adjuster. Then, the debate between my simulated brains and cosmetic authorities started. It seemed as if cosmetic authorities was defending itself – “It’s ok! Forget your chemistry lab;…

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Do not let your skin & hair issues linger

Consult Dr Surbhi

Dr Surbhi, MD has many accolades to her credit including University topper and triple gold medal during her medical graduation. Her passion is to treat skin problems with lifestyle changes, medicines and minimum procedures.

Do not let your skin & hair issues linger

Consult Dr Surbhi

Dr Surbhi, MD has many accolades to her credit including University topper and triple Gold medal during her Medical graduation. Her passion is to treat skin problems with lifestyle changes, medicines and minimum procedures.

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