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Eczema is also known as dermatitis. This is due to inflammation of the skin. Symptoms of eczema include skin dryness, redness and itch . In acute eczema, the skin can be oozy with blisters. The symptoms you have described are largely attributable to eczema. Betamethasone and...
29 Sep 2019
Hi, Syringomas are incomplete ductal tumors located in the dermis. As such, they cannot be removed by creams. They are removed by ablative therapies such as electrocautery, CO2 laser. Such therapies actually destroy the collection of incomplete ductal components causing the skin bumps of syri...
21 Jun 2019
Rash on foot
Hi, The symmetrical appearance of the rash and its well-demarcated borders suggests eczema instead of a fungal infection. An allergic contact dermatitis component either due to footwear or topical medicaments needs to be considered. A patch test may be needed to confirm this. ...
26 May 2019
Hi, From your photos, you appear to have rather inflamed eczema that may be infected. It is not likely that OTC (over-the-counter) creams will work. You will probably require prescription medication (antibiotics, topical steroids) by your doctor to control the skin inflammation and secondary in...
13 May 2019
Melasma is caused by excessive melanin (coloured skin pigment) in the upper layer of the skin (epidermal melasma) and the deeper layer of the skin (mixed melasma). The answer to your question therefore requires a brief discussion on how melanin is formed. Melanin is produced by s...
21 Apr 2019
Hi there, Thanks for your question. Mercury, which is a toxic heavy metal, is strictly prohibited for use as an ingredient in cosmetic products by Singapore Health Sciences of Authority. Regular application of skin products containing mercury can lead to rash, skin discol...
21 Mar 2019
Hello Jason, Thanks for the D2D.Psoriasis is indeed a chronic disease and you are right that you can expect to be on treatment for some time. The price of topical creams can vary depending on the type of creams used and the amount used. Topical coal tar and topical steroids ar...
4 Nov 2018
It is difficult to give you a definite answer on whether such creams are effective because it ultimately depends on what are the ingredients present in the cream. In my opinion, the safest and most effective way to removal moles would be either by surgical or laser mole removal. ...
6 Sep 2018
In general, stretchmarks start developing in the late 2nd to 3rd trimester. Not all women develop stretchmarks. Some risk factors for the development of stretch marks include: Greater weight gain or distension of the abdomen, such as in multiple pregnancy or large fetus ...
26 Jan 2018
Unfortunately, creams and other topical medications tend to offer only mild improvements. You need a combination of Vascular Lasers and Sclerotherapy. Spider Vein and varicose vein treatment options: 1. Vascular Lasers like Pulsed dye Lasers (eg. V Beam) and Copper bromide L...
27 Feb 2018
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