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Multiple tiny black dots on face: Dermatosis papulosa nigricans (DPNs)

Dermatosis papulosa Nigricans (DPNs) are those small, black, slightly raised, mole-wart kind of a thing commonly seen on the cheeks of a dark skinned individual. It is neither a disease nor does it have any bearing on your health. It is just a simple cosmetic problem as it looks unsightly to many of us and…

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My Medical Way to Amuse My Son

  I am a proud mother of a three years young curious little boy who, like any other child his age, keeps on bombarding me with his never ending “why, what, when, how” questions. And believe me, until I give some “reasonable answer” to his weird questions, he will not stop bullying me. But then…

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Steroid cream side effects: causation, identification and prevention

Steroid creams have always been in controversy. Most of the doctors love it but most patients don’t even want to see its name on their medical prescriptions. Over years steroid creams have somehow earned a bad reputation and that’s a sad thing to happen to a drug as good as steroid cream. Ever wondered why…

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Plucking Grey Hair: Should you or shouldn’t you??

There are so many thoughts and sayings regarding “plucking grey hair“, going around since ages and passed on several generations but the question still remains the same…..Does plucking grey hair do any good or is it really bad?    Which among these have you heard more often: 1) Don’t pluck that grey hair…..it will give…

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Are Regular Parlor Facials must for Glowing Skin

The only time I ever went for a parlor facial was before my marriage, coz everyone said that they are a must for glowing skin and I wanted to glow on my D day. But is it true? Can regular parlor facials really give you aa ever glowing skin? Lets start with the basics first…

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Botox and Fillers: What’s the Difference?

I have actually come across so many people who are confused between botox and fillers. You must have heard a lot about these but when it comes to getting yourself injected, it so happens that you don’t know what to choose. Let me very briefly tell you the difference between them and help you guide…

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10 Amazing Skin facts you never knew!

Let me share some amazing skin facts with you, which would put a smile across your face and make you say..”Really!!….Is it??…….I never knew it :)” # Skin Facts 1: Why different races have different skin colors?   The fact is almost millions of years ago, all the human race were black in color, residing…

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Minoxidil: A Friend Against Pattern Hair Loss

Now, that we have finished blaming our genes for our pattern hair loss, also known as androgenetic alopecia, lets talk about Minoxidil usage, which is the only FDA approved medication for this genetic variety of hair loss. The most common brand known worldwide for minoxidil is Rogaine, but there are many many brands available throughout…

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Pattern Hair Loss: Blame your genes

Really?…..Can you?…Should you blame your genes for your hair loss?….Well for a particular type of hair loss you definitely can….That’s male/female pattern hair loss also known as Androgenetic Alopecia. This is a hereditary kind of hair loss and we acquire it either from our parents directly or at times from our maternal or paternal uncles and…

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