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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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Hangnail- prevent and treat them in 7 simple steps

Hangnails are the piece of thick skin (and not nails) that strips off from the roots of fingernails. A hangnail is a very common problem; patients often come to us when they have a super-added infection on the hangnail. To keep them away, you need to avoid the causative factors that favour their development like dry skin, harsh chemicals/irritants, biting of nails….

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Leucoderma Or Hypo-pigmentation Causes- Know From Dermatologist

“Doctor, What is Leucoderma Or Vitiligo or Hypopigmentation?” These three terms are often used interchangeably by layman, however to dermatologist they have different meanings. Leucoderma or hypopigmentation or hypomelanosis means partial or total loss of skin color, that is visible as light brown to white patches on your skin. Vitiligo is one of cause behind getting leukoderma. The color of your skin…

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Can HIV spread during Pedicure or Manicure?

With the advent of AIDS, the rumours of spreading infection from many undocumented sources have become a common threat. However, HIV virus cannot stay for long outside the human body and as soon the blood carrying HIV virus dries, the virus also dies. Thus, until and unless your non-intact skin comes in contact with fresh blood from HIV infected person,…

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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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