Dermatology is a branch of medicine dealing with the problems of skin, nails, hair and their diseases. This is a specialty both from the medical and surgical side. Significant diseases are skin cancer, skin eczema and skin infections, etc., and a significant test is a skin biopsy.
List of the best (dermatologists) skin specialists in Jaipur:
Dr. S R Shukla
Dr. S. R. Shukla – MBBS, MD, Senior Consultant for Commonwealth Medical Scholarships – Dermatology and STDs, has 43 years of experience in his field.
Dr. Vijendra Kumar
Dr. Vijendra Kumar is a consultant in Dermatology at Manipal Hospital, Jaipur, has 8 years of experience.
Dr. Venkatesh Purohit
Dr. Venkatesh Purohit – MBBS, MD – Dermatology, Postdoctoral – Dermatological Surgery and Hair Transplantation – Consultant – Dermatology and has 11 years of experience in his field.
Dr. Dimple Kothari
Dr. Dimple Kothari is an MBBS graduate in Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, a visiting consultant in dermatology and cosmetology and has 7 years of experience in his field. she is very friendly with nature, listens attentively to the problem and explains the reason very well.
Dr. Swati Mogra
Dr. Swati is a consultant in dermatology. She has 6 years of experience in this field.
Dermatology in India
Specialists of Indian medical institutions provide high-quality medical and diagnostic services to patients with dermatological diseases. Large clinics are equipped with modern equipment that promotes the use of advanced highly effective techniques, have international certificates, and provide medical care of world standards. The latest pharmaceutical preparations are used for treatment. Dermatological problems are often associated with various disorders in the body, with the immune, digestive system. In this regard, before prescribing therapy, patients undergo a thorough comprehensive examination. Dermatologist, immunologist, gastroenterologist, nutritionist, cosmetologist, and other specialists take part in the diagnosis and treatment. An individual treatment program is selected for each patient, depending on the results of the examination, symptoms, and severity of the disease.
To make an unmistakable diagnosis, to identify the causes of the disease, immunological, biochemical, histological, microbiological, immunofluorescence, immunohistochemical studies are prescribed. Serodiagnostics are also performed. Dermatoscopy is used to identify skin formations. With this technique, it is possible to diagnose melanoma at an early stage.
Some dermatological diseases are cured with medications: modern antihistamines, antibacterial, immunomodulatory drugs, vitamin complexes. To normalize metabolism, infusion-detoxification therapy can be prescribed for therapeutic and preventive purposes. For some diseases in the field of dermatology, results are achieved by climatotherapy, including sun treatment.
Among the instrumental techniques used in Indian clinics, laser surgery, photodynamic therapy, phototherapy, cryotherapy, microsurgery, reconstructive surgery can be distinguished. Treatment is available:
- genetic, fungal, autoimmune, viral skin diseases;
- impaired pigmentation;
- parasitic diseases;
- benign neoplasms;
- venereal diseases.
Treatment of adults and children is available in specialized departments of hospitals and specialized centers.
Leading medical institutions in India providing therapy for dermatological diseases: Maniral Hospitals, Columbia Asia Hospital, Fortis Vasant Kunj Hospital.
Treatment of psoriasis
Psoriasis is a chronic dermatological disease in which pinkish, pinkish-gray spots form on the skin. The disease is characterized by alternating remission with relapses. Exacerbation is often caused by infections, stress, poor nutrition, alcohol consumption, certain medications, climate change. In the absence of proper treatment, the disease progresses, affecting new areas of the skin.
In India, this pathology is successfully treated both in hospitals and in specialized sanatoriums. The disease is characterized by complexity, pharmaceutical products alone are not enough. In the therapy of psoriasis, ayurvedic techniques have proven themselves well, consisting in herbal wraps, massage sessions, therapeutic baths with oils, taking medicines.
In Indian clinics , the treatment of psoriasis is prescribed:
- physical therapy;
- a certain regime, hypoallergenic diets;
- specific skin care.
The treatment program includes gymnastic exercises. Patients are provided with perfect skin care, including a comfortable shower with soft sponges, skin softening creams and emulsions. Different clinics offer different dietary methods. The patients are shown vegetables, fruits, greens, fats and sugar are excluded.
By following all prescriptions, patients receive effective results.
Therapy for skin cancer
Skin cancer includes the development of melanoma, carcinoma. It is more common in the elderly. Therapy is carried out by various surgical techniques. This may be the eradication of education by conventional excision or by the latest techniques: cryogenic exposure to the pathological area with liquid nitrogen, electrocoagulation. Since such procedures leave quite large scars, they are used to eradicate tumors located in hidden areas of the body. To get rid of malignant neoplasms of the face, neck, radiation therapy is used, which does not leave traces. But radiation has an effect only in tumors of insignificant size.
Recently, Indian medical institutions have been using laser systems in the treatment of skin cancer. With their help, it is possible to eradicate education without damaging healthy tissue. The traces will remain almost invisible, and in the future they disappear.
Treatment of vitiligo
Vitiligo is characterized by discolored spots formed on the skin, sometimes on the retina, hair. The nature of the disease has not been fully clarified, so there are no standard methods of cure. Patients may be prescribed medications to increase the sensitivity of the skin to UV radiation. The result is more noticeable if the therapy is combined with irradiation with ultraviolet waves of a certain length. The use of a helium-neon laser is effective. Also, treatment can be supplemented with the appointment of immunomodulatory agents. Vitamins are shown, rubbing medicinal decoctions into pathological areas. It is possible to use radical techniques, surgical therapy, consisting in skin transplantation. The procedure is carried out quickly and safely. Important for treatment is the correction of the psychoemotional state of the patient, therefore, restorative, tonic agents can be prescribed. The appointment of diets restores metabolism. Ayurvedic methods of vitiligo therapy are also offered in India. A diet excluding non-vegetarian foods, eggs, and milk is shown. Special creams and decoctions are used. Therapy for alopecia Alopecia is an abnormally falling hair. Pathology has different types.
Treatment includes restorative therapy that inhibits further baldness. Hair transplantation can be used.
When developing a treatment program, first of all, a disease that provokes baldness is detected. For example, when women lose their hair due to an excess of male hormones, hormone therapy is prescribed. Seborrheic alopecia is cured by dermatologists and cosmetologists, restoring skin metabolic processes, using local therapy.
Focal baldness, differing in development, is more often cured in a hospital. UV irradiation, ointments, pastes are used, medications are also prescribed orally.
Physiotherapy techniques show good results: cryotherapy, cryomassage, etc.
The proposed methods of treatment by ayurvedic clinics include diets, massage, yoga, meditation, used in a complex.
Treatment of patients with atopic dermatitis
The disease is the most common dermatological pathology, a hereditary chronic disease with severe itching, peeling, inflammatory vesicles.
The use of modern equipment, the latest techniques allows you to completely get rid of the disease or reduce the occurrence of relapses, to facilitate the course.
The examination includes consultation with a dermatologist, blood testing, taking skin allergological samples, conducting a biopsy.
During the examination, an allergen is detected, a treatment plan is developed individually, taking into account the stage, feature of the disease, gender, age of the patient.
For therapeutic purposes, pharmacotherapy is carried out, specialized creams and ointments are used. Perform therapy for diseases that have provoked dermatitis, prescribe diets.
Treatment of scleroderma
Scleroderma is an autoimmune disease in which the skin, internal organs, muscles, bones are damaged. The disease progresses due to the presence of acute, chronic infections, endocrine disorders, radiation, hyperthermia, trauma, stress. The disease is chronic, the lack of treatment ends in death, as the lungs, kidneys, and heart are affected.
It is difficult to cure scleroderma. Therapy will be most effective when started in the early stages of the disease. The beginning of medical procedures is preceded by a thorough examination of the patient to identify the diseases that caused the pathology. Diagnosis is performed using:
- laboratory blood tests;
- scintigraphy, other studies.
The treatment program in Indian clinics is developed individually for each patient. Complex therapy is carried out to stop the development of scleroderma, to remove clinical manifestations. Massage sessions, therapeutic gymnastics, hardware physiotherapy are also prescribed. Sanatorium treatment is indicated.
Therapy for trophic ulcers
Trophic ulcers are non-healing lesions of the skin, the tissue located under it. The disease is caused by insufficient tissue nutrition. It proceeds for a long time with multiple relapses.
In Indian medical institutions, patients with trophic ulcers are treated with a comprehensive approach, using conservative and operative techniques. At the initial stages of the disease, antihistamines are prescribed, therapy to enhance regenerative processes in pathological tissue and to heal ulcers. To accelerate regeneration, infrared therapy, ultrasonic cavitation, electrophoresis, ozone and magnetotherapy can be used.
Surgically eliminate the causes that contribute to the appearance of ulcers. At the same time, parts of the veins are removed or bypass surgery is performed. When required, nerve autotransplantation and skin flap transplantation are performed.
If the disease has the last stage, the ulcers have degenerated into malignant neoplasms, the limb is amputated.
Eczema is a skin pathology prone to relapses, characterized by a chronic course. The disease is characterized by the presence of inflammatory processes, unbearable itching, cracks, wounds.
Before prescribing therapy, specialists from Indian hospitals determine the causes of the disease. If eczema is of an endogenous nature, treatment is carried out using desensitizing, antihistamines, sedatives.
Persistent eczema is cured with glucocorticosteroid drugs, uncomplicated inflammation – with corticosteroids of the latest generation.
Treatment can be supplemented with physiotherapy procedures, diet therapy (dairy, vegetable products with the exclusion of easily digestible carbohydrates), which give effective results.
Therapy of ring erythema
The disease is accompanied by enlarged capillaries, considered a sign of rheumatism. During treatment, the causes that led to skin lesions are eliminated. When infection is present, antibacterial agents are used. Immunostimulating, antihistamines, and a diet with no allergens are also prescribed.
If erythema is caused by rheumatism, first of all, the underlying disease is treated.