DERMATOLOGY

General Dermatologists:

Dermatology is related to the medicine used to treat the problems of skin, hair, and nails. Asmara health care Dermatology focuses on skin that is (rashes, redness, swelling, itching etc….), hair problems (hair loss, dandruff, hair regrowth etc…) and nail problems (nail infections, white spots etc….).

Sometimes skin problems can be more complicated. At Asmara Health Care, some of the treatments offered for general dermatology category are mentioned below:

  • Acne & Rosacea
  • Hair Loss
  • Psoriasis
  • Warts

Acne & Rosacea:

Acne:

Acne is the common skin condition that occurs when hair follicle fills with dead skin cells and oil. There are several treatment options available to treat acne. Main effects of skin areas are the face, back and chest upper part. If you face more severe acne then there is a chance of getting acne scars.

Causes of Acne:

There is the number of causes for acne. There are

  • Genetics
  • Diet
  • Hormones Imbalance
  • Medications etc.

Treatments for Acne:

There are several treatments available to treat acne. Treatments that include are procedures, medications, creams etc.

Rosacea:

Rosacea is one of the skin disorder that is common and causes redness and small red bumps to the skin. There are several causes for rosacea, they are alcohol, poor lifestyle, cosmetics, drugs etc. Some symptoms with rosacea are problems to eyes and nose, facial redness, red bumps etc.

Risk factors for rosacea:

There are some risk factors for rosacea:

  • Woman with fair skin
  • skin damaged by UV rays from the sun
  • Are over age 30
  • Smoking
  • Family history

When to consult the doctor?

If you face any redness or small red bumps on your face then you need to consult the doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Hair Loss:

Hair Loss is common condition effects on hair that is the loss of hair from body or scalp. Some people may face a severe problem. Vitamins used to reduce the hair fall are biotin, folic acid, zinc, vitamin A, C, B12 etc.

Causes of hair loss:

There are several causes behind hair loss. Some of these are:

  • Changes in hormones: In both men and women hormonal imbalance is one of the causes of hair loss. Diagnosis and treating this condition is helpful to return hair.
  • Thyroid diseases: Thyroid diseases another cause of hair loss. Treating the thyroid disease that follows the doctor medications and prescriptions are helps to reduce hair loss.
  • Some medicines: There are some medicines that can cause hair loss like chemotherapy etc.
  • Over Stress: Physical and Mental stress is one of the causes of hair loss. By doing exercises, meditation and follow the proper diet can reduce stress and also helps to reduce hair loss.

Treatments:

Treatments available to treat hair loss, this includes medicines that are prescribed by doctors, and some procedures like mesotherapy, hair transplantation are used to regrowth of hair.

Psoriasis:

Psoriasis is one of the chronic condition that is related to skin. On the surface of the skin patches builds up rapidly. There are various types of psoriasis plaque, Guttate, Pustular, inverse, Erythrodermic psoriasis. A dermatologist will diagnose the disease and treat it.

Symptoms of Psoriasis:

Symptoms of psoriasis can vary. Common symptoms that include are:

  • Skin with red patches
  • Scaling spots that are small
  • Dry skin sometimes it may be bleeding
  • Itching and Irritating etc.

Treatments options for psoriasis:

After diagnosing and analyzing the disease, the doctor suggests for treatment. Treatment options include oral medications, light therapy, steroid creams etc. Mainly it occurs on knees, elbows, scalp, soles of feet etc.

Warts:

Skin is the major organ of our body, which protects us as a barrier to the body. It is prone to infections when the barrier is disturbed,   Warts are common skin infections caused by virus Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) which has a tendency of spreading and increase in number. This makes us embarrassed as it progresses.  It is common for all age groups.

Types of Warts:

  • Filiform Warts
  • Common Warts
  • Plantar Warts
  • Flat Warts
  • Periungual Warts

Which areas are affected?

Warts can occur in any area of the body i.e., face, neck, hands, feet and it can also occur in private areas.  Few of them disappear on their own, but it takes a lot of time.