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Does COVID vaccine cause any skin rash as a side effect ?

Skin rashes – COVID-19 patients

Posted by Skin Doctor on  July 8, 2021
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It has been one and half years since a virus crippled our lives. Every day there is a new revelation about the nature of the COVID virus, it’s structure, it’s pathology, it’s pathogenesis, the symptoms experienced by people infected with it and the virus’s response to medication. Virus mutates,it is it’s nature! But the rapidity of mutations in COVID-19 virus is alarming.  The symptoms seen in COVID 19 infected patients is changing. It is no
the best skin care routine for my skin

BEST SKIN CARE ROUTINE – DOES ONE SUCH THING EXIST ?!

Posted by Skin Doctor on  June 19, 2021
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What is the best skin care routine for my skin? Most dermatologists are asked this question. CTM- cleansing, toning, moisturizing! Is this mandatory? What is my skin type and what routine best suits me? I have a sensitive skin, how and what should my daily skin care be? Endless queries! Let me try and decipher this dilemma. Let us divide the skin care routine into morning(AM routine) and evening/night(PM routine). The AM routine ? Cleanser
Maskne is a form of acne mechanica

MASK INDUCED ACNE – MASKNE !!

Posted by Skin Doctor on  June 10, 2021
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Maskne, the new menace ! Skin issues due to CoVID-19 or its related precautionary measures are on the rise. Use of face masks for prolonged hours is causing many problems such as frictional dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis and acne. The occlusion effects of mask are either aggravating or inducing acne breakouts in most people. What is maskne ? Maskne is a form of acne mechanica. Acne and acne like(acneiform) lesions are seen predominantly on mask
Diaper rash in children

Diaper Rash in children

Posted by Skin Doctor on  May 30, 2021
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Diaper dermatitis/diaper rash is the term used to describe any kind of rash over the diaper area. While allergy to diaper is most commonly implicated for the rash, there are various other causes like eczemas, infections, some rare metabolic disorders etc. What causes diaper dermatitis ? Most commonly due to irritation from urine and faeces with prolonged diaper usage and sometimes allergic reaction to diaper components itself. Some bacterial and fungal infections can also cause
Melasma is a dark/hyperpigmented symmetric patches commonly on the face

MELASMA – THE UNSOCIAL BUTTERFLY

Posted by Skin Doctor on  May 24, 2021
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Melasma is a an acquired condition which presents as dark/ hyper pigmented symmetric patches commonly on the face. Typically, melasma is seen on forehead, nose, cheeks and chin giving the appearance of a butterfly hence it is also referred to as “ butterfly mask”. Melasma is seen in both men and women. Melasma causes significant impact on self esteem of the affected individual leading to social isolation. What causes melasma ? Prolonged use of Gadgets