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Skin, Hair & Nails

Dermatology deals with disease and cosmetic problems of the skin, nails and hair.

Common skin, hair, and nails treatment in Singapore

  • Excision and treatment of skin cancer
  • Treatment of warts
  • Cosmetic filler injections
  • Hair removal
  • Hair transplantation
  • Laser therapy for both the management of birth marks and skin disorders
  • Tattoo removal
  • Allergy testing

Read this post for more information on seeing a dermatologist in Singapore.

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Fungal acne is also known as pityrosporum folliculitis (PF). They present with inflamed red bumps on the chest and back and can often mimic truncal acne. They often appear suddenly in crops and can spread quite rapidly . Pityrosporum folliculitis is due to infection by the yea...
19 Sep 2019
Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection affecting the feet and tinea corporis is a fungal infection affecting the body and limbs. Tinea or fungal infections often present with rashes that are ring-shaped and scaly. The rash is usually itchy. Less commonly, the area ma...
19 Sep 2019
Multiple small lumps beneath the skin can be due to the presence of multiple cysts in the skin and some individuals may be more predisposed to developing multiple cysts in the skin. As these lumps are better felt than seen during closer examination, it would be good to see your d...
19 Sep 2019
Cystic acne is one of the severe types of acne which usually often can found in the jaw and chin areas. It is due to the hormonal shifts which cause polarities in the body. The common contributing factors to recurring cystic acne and whiteheads after doxycycline include: ...
18 Sep 2019
Isotretinoin treatment shrinks the sebaceous glands and was felt previously. This may reduce normal wound healing after skin injury. Hence, the prudent recommendation of laser treatments that injure the skin significantly should be avoided while on isotretinoin therapy. Subse...
18 Sep 2019
The ECCA grading scale (échelle d’évaluation clinique des cicatrices d’acné) is a validated tool designed to help doctors to assess the severity of acne scars and to standardize discussions about the treatments of scars. By itself, it does not help...
18 Sep 2019
Flat warts are also known as plane warts (verruca plana). These warts are smaller, rounder and smoother than the other types and it grows in batches. It may appear as yellowish-brown or skin coloured bumps. The bumps commonly grows onto areas such as the face, legs, back of the hand...
18 Sep 2019
Here are some common signs that can help you to identify an ear piercing infection : You will start to notice localized redness on the skin around the ear piercing. You will experience some swelling, tenderness and a burning sensation . In some cases, you might also ...
17 Sep 2019
From the photo, you seem to have a longitudinal band of pigmentation on the nail plate. This is termed medically as longitudinal melanonychia. You do not have a splinter haemorrhage which affects usually just part of the distal nail and not the entire length of th...
17 Sep 2019
The best treatment for treating severe acne is oral isotretinoin , as the risk of scarring is high and quick control of acne inflammation is required . Delay in initiating treatment inevitably can lead to additional scarring . However, do see your doctor for a full assessmen...
17 Sep 2019
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