Dermatology is the branch of medicine which deals with diseases of the skin, hair & nails.
Skin Specialists at DocsApp are adept at evaluating and treating over 2000 plus skin diseases & disorders such as Skin infections, Rashes, Psoriasis & more. Let?s look at some of the common ones below.
Acne is an umbrella term to describe pimples, white or blackheads. It generally occurs due to clogged pores & oily skin. It the 8th most common disease in human beings, and affects more than 500 million people globally. Acne generally occurs between the ages of 12 to 24, and sometimes even till the age of 30 or more. Acne can range from milder forms to severe, which can result in scarring of the skin & stress due to social anxiety.
Itchy rashes can occur due to a variety of reasons such as sweat, fungal or yeast infections. Talk to a Dermat Specialist on DocsApp to know the exact prognosis.
The cells in the body produce Melanin to absorb the extra UV light from sunlight to protect the skin. This generally causes skin darkening otherwise called tanning. Due to the amount of melanin present naturally, in different skin types, the effect of tanning varies. Tan removal or de-tanning the skin, needs the right guidance from a certified Dermatologist, talk to one on DocsApp for tips & next steps.
Psoriasis is an autoimmune skin disease, which is a condition arising from an unconventional immune response to the skin. This results in patches of abnormal skin which is generally red, itchy, dry & scaly. There are around 80 plus autoimmune diseases & Psoriasis is one of the most common of them. Symptoms include inflammation & exfoliation of the skin, consult our skin specialists to get the best diagnosis.
Pigmentation disorders are disturbances, caused in the natural skin colour. This can be Hyperpigmentation which is the darkening of the skin, or Vitiligo where the skin loses pigments and turns white. Talk to Dermatologists on DocsApp if you notice any difference in the colour of your skin.