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Advanced Dermatology

Advanced Dermatology

Advanced Dermatology deals with skin, mucous membrane, hair, nails, and their diseases. Dermatologists can provide answers for diseases and conditions of their skin, mucous membrane, hair, and nails. There are over 3000 dermatology conditions, which are currently diagnosed and treated.


Skin covers more than 90% of the body making it the largest organ and its characteristics include,

  • Protection of the body from microorganisms, injury and also acts as a barrier.
  • Regulation of body temperature and the synthesis of Vitamin D.
  • The body with the help of nerve cells feels the sensation of heat, cold, touch and pain.
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Skin is very important in terms of social status as one can identify age, gender, race, economic status, health condition and also plays a major role in many emotions. Dermatologists can determine the health conditions and help maintain healthy skin.

Mucous Membrane

It is a lining on most of the body parts, which secrete mucus. Apart from the skin, the mucous membrane also helps in the protection of the body. Various conditions that occur due to damage of the mucous membrane or infections can be treated by a Dermatologist.


Hair also helps the body by taking part in its protection, regulation, and sensation. The hair itself is a lifeless substance made of keratin but one of its main features is it helps in indicating an individual’s age, gender, race and the state of health. Hair is cared for and desired by many for it to be strong and attractive. Hair treatment is more advanced and can be treated well if diagnosed early.


Nail protects the digits and is used for scratching. Keratin is a major constituent of nails like hair. Fungus and other diseases like diabetes and cancer can cause damage and infection of the nails. Fungal infection is commonly found for nails and early treatment can reverse the effects of any damage done to the nails.

When to see a Dermatologist?

Any symptoms affecting the skin, mucous membrane, hair or nails that cannot be treated with first aid or from home is a well-advised time to consult a dermatologist. Skin cancer patients should also consult a dermatologist to get proper treatment.

People with a family history of skin cancer should consider consulting a dermatologist at least once a year to avoid any risk.

Patients with sexually transmitted diseases should also consult with dermatologists as most STDs show up on the skin. Dermatologists will then collaborate with gynecologists, urologists, and infectious disease specialists. Some of the common STDs treated by Dermatologist are HSV, Genital warts, Syphilis and Chlamydia.

How can we help?
When it comes to skin problems we offer the best services at our Friday clinic. We have a team of Advanced Dermatology specialists who are specialized in treating conditions such as psoriasis, vitiligo, hair loss, medical cosmetology, leprosy, and hyperhidrosis treatments as well as STDs.

Some of these ailments are related to other medical conditions, the department works with oncology and internal medicine departments to provide excellent results for our patients. Together, they diagnose and get expert advice to decide on the best health care that will not just treat the disease but how to take care of the patients after their treatment.


Authored By Dr. Lalit Kumar

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