Dermatology & Cosmetology
Dermatology is the branch of medical science that is mainly concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases related to skin, nails, hair, and mucous membranes. Thus, dermatologists help in addressing a variety of cosmetic issues and revitalizing appearance through the management of different skin disorders. Some of the common skin diseases that require treatment include warts, fungal infections, skin cancer, dermatitis, acne, psoriasis, eczema, etc. Moreover, maintaining healthy skin is essential as it protects against bacteria as skin disorders affect individuals in all age groups.
Common skin conditions that require treatment by a dermatologist
Dermatitis and eczema :It is a skin disorder in which inflammation of the skin occurs and results in swelling along with itchy rashes. It may take different forms and thus, affect the skin differently.
Fungal infections:The skin diseases are caused by the fungus and can affect the nail, skin, and hair. Individuals with low immunity are generally affected by fungal infections and can experience mild symptoms.
Acne :This is one of the most commonly found diseases in females which occurs due to multiple causes and affects the oil glands of the skin. Further, acne can lead to pimples which can result in scarring, depression, reduced self-esteem and confidence in females.
Treatment adopted for overcoming skin diseases
Although all skin disorders cannot be treated permanently some can be treated to a certain extent. The common treatment procedure involves the use of medicated ointments and creams, laser therapy, antibiotics, targeted prescription medications along with vitamin and steroid injections. Furthermore, our dermatologists recommend that there should be plenty of water intake that keeps the skin hydrated and stress should be avoided. We should also try to avoid contact with other people who are experiencing major skin disorders and should clean our hands with soap and warm water to avoid exposing the skin to bacteria that can cause fungal infections.