Medical Dermatology

Acne Treatments

Acne is NOT caused by a bad diet or greasy foods. In fact, acne develops when the sebaceous glands in a person’s skin produce excess oil (sebum). The oil combines with cells that line the gland walls and clog the skin’s pores. Normal skin bacteria colonise these...

Eczema

Eczema is a nonspecific term for many types of skin inflammation. There are different categories of eczema, which include allergic, contact, irritant, and nummular eczema. It is very common and it is generally manageable. It is common for babies and children to...

Excessive Sweating

Sometimes excessive sweating is a sign of a medical condition. It may be a warning sign of thyroid problems, diabetes, or infection; however, most cases of excessive sweating are harmless. Excessive sweating is more common in people who are overweight or out of shape....
Eczema

Eczema

Eczema is a nonspecific term for many types of skin inflammation. There are different categories of eczema, which include allergic, contact,...

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Melasma

Melasma

Melasma is a very common patchy brown, tan, or blue-grey facial skin discolouration, usually seen in women in the reproductive years. It can affect...

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Nail Fungus

Nail Fungus

Fungal infections can affect any part of the body. When a fungus begins to overgrow, you can get an infection. Onychomycosis is a fungal infection...

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Psoriasis

Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin disorder, which is an autoimmune disease. Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin. The extra skin...

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Rosacea

Rosacea

Rosacea is a common, chronic, incurable, acne-like skin condition that is easily controllable and medically manageable. There are four subtypes of...

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Skin Cancer

Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a common and locally destructive cancerous growth of the skin. It originates from the cells that line up along the membrane that...

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Vitiligo

Vitiligo

Vitiligo is a disease that causes the loss of skin colour in blotches. It can affect the skin on any part of your body. Other parts of the body that...

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Warts

Warts

A wart is a skin growth caused by one of over 100 types of human papillomaviruses (HPV). HPV infects the top layer of the skin. The virus then...

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