By Dr Hanish Babu, MD, Dermatologist & Venereologist, City Medical Centre Ajman and Cosmolaser Medical Centre, Sharjah, UAE. COMMON PRESENTATIONS OF PSORIASIS Psoriasis signs and symptoms vary(more…)
Category: Skin in Systemic Diseases
Topical Corticosteroids: Double Edged Swords!
Topical steroid creams are double edged swords, the use of which should be carefully titred according to their potency, stage of disease, age of the patient and site of application.
Tips on How to Treat Scalp Psoriasis
These tips on how to treat scalp psoriasis deals with the causes of itchy scaly scalp caused by psoriasis and the most effective remedies to(more…)
What is Seborrheic Dermatitis?
The cause, triggers and complications of the dermatitis of the sebaceous areas Seborrheic dermatitis, the dermatitis of the sebaceous areas, is a common disease. It(more…)
Itchy Scalp Remedies
Itchy Scalp Remedies How to Get Rid of Scalp Itching Itchy scalp remedies depend upon the diagnosis and management of specific causes of the scalp(more…)
Itchy Scalp: Causes
Itchy scalp is a common problem in general population. It can be caused by many skin diseases affecting the scalp and hair. Itchy scalp can(more…)
Acanthosis Nigricans: How to Manage
Treatment of acanthosis nigricans involves topical treatment and removal of the offending cause of the skin thickening and pigmentation. Tips on Dealing with Acanthosis(more…)
Acanthosis Nigricans: How to Differentiate Malignant from Benign
We have already seen the main causes and different types of Acanthosis Nigricans. As acanthosis nigricans is, at times, a fore-runner of internal cancer,(more…)
Acanthosis Nigricans, a Marker of Cancer: Types, Causes and Diagnosis
Acanthosis nigricans is a dark and velvety thickening of the skin in the armpits, neck and other body folds. It is considered as a(more…)