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Dark underarms – Causes & Treatment

Dark underarms – Causes & Treatment

Darkening of underarms is a common problem faced by many. It often leads to lack of confidence and social embarrassment. The good news is it can be prevented and treated as well! Causes: Acanthosis Nigricans is a skin condition where the skin folds and thickens giving a dark, velvety appearance. It can due to weight gain or metabolic conditions including diabetes or insulin resistance Fungal infections like Tinea corporis or P. Versicolor Certain auto immune conditions like inverse psoriasis, Lichen Planus Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH) after any dermatitis or infection. Pigmentation due to folliculitis or ingrowth. Allergic or contact dermatitis...

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All about chemical peels

All about chemical peels

So in our practice, I see a lot of patients who get scared of getting a chemical peel done when suggested in the treatment plan. Gradually, on asking what scares them about the procedure, I found out the general questions which are there in everyone’s minds. Today I answer those worrisome questions. Will our skin actually “PEEL” off after the procedure? When we say chemical peel, it means chemo-exfoliation, yes, but will you be pulling off your skin from your face like the youtube videos, No! There will be some amount of superficial peeling which you will face. So Different...

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Suffering from hair loss?

Suffering from hair loss?

If you’re losing hair on your scalp, this article should help you understand why. Hair loss can be due to a lot of reasons such as the genes you have inherited, hormonal changes, nutritional deficiency, certain auto-immune conditions, stress or just a part of aging. It is important to keep in mind, up to 100 hair falling in a day is known as physiological hair loss, which is normal. Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA) This is also known as male pattern hair loss or female pattern hair loss. It is dependent on your family history, that means the genes you have inherited,...

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