Religious Cotton Threads- problems

Religious Cotton Threads- problems

Cotton threads that are mostly colored in red or black are commonly worn on arms, wrists or waist among people of all age groups. Very commonly these are used as a religious practice in Hindu religion. There exist non religious reasons for its use also. There are various adverse effects of using these. It can […]

Dirty Neck- What is it?

Dirty Neck- What is it?

[Image- dark neck with thickened, rugose skin] It is not uncommon to find these dark, dirty appearing rough skin markings on the neck. Many patients also have associated dark skin over the finger joints, elbow, areola, axila. Some even have prominent pigmentation around mouth. General appearance closely simulates uncleaned skin. Parents who are usually anxious […]

Acne or Pimple- Is it truely simple?

Acne or Pimple- Is it truely simple?

[Image- Acne on face] Pimple is not simple, as it may sound or people think commonly. Acne at young age Acne occurs naturally at young or adolescent ages. This is because if the hormonal influence in the pilosebaceous glands. Such glands are predominant on face but are also present on chect and back. During growth […]