Some of the causes of nail disorders include the following:
· Infections such as paronychia warts and green nail syndrome
· Internal diseases such as certain lung diseases, which can cause yellow nail syndrome
· Structural problems such as an ingrown toenail
· Birth deformities such as pachyonychia congenital
With aging, nails become dry and brittle and flat or concave instead of convex. They may develop ridges along their length. Nail color may change to yellow or gray. Brittle nails may split.
Toenails require special attention in older people and in people with diabetes or peripheral vascular disease. Such people may have poor sensation in their feet, which increases the risk of injury when they try to trim their nails.For information and appointments call 9004839333.Clinics at Malad,Juhu and Bandra in Mumbai.
One of the side-effects of monsoon, besides waterlogging, is the health hazard the rain brings with it – cases of vector-borne, fungal, allergies and parasitic infections. The worse hits are the children, who are susceptible to viral and skin infections after getting wet.
We should avoid getting drenched and should always carry an umbrella. Even when we are drenched, we must immediately follow preventive measures because if left untreated, it can leave permanent scars on the skin. In case of a skin infection, use an anti-fungal powder to avoid any further infection. Always keep your skin dry. Don’t wear wet clothes. Also, wet shoes should be changed instantly. These small precautions go a long way in having a healthy and infection-free skin.Visit our clinics at Malad,Juhu and Bandra in Mumbai for all skin,hair and nail ailments.Call 9004839333 for appointments.
The Monsoon season is nothing short of a blessing in disguise as it helps us escape from the scorching heat of the summer every year. But a little carelessness can leave you with an infection, an allergy.There is a significant rise in people with allergies and other problems during Monsoon. One has to tread carefully during Monsoon as it is widely known as the ‘season of allergies’. It’s not just allergies which cause problems for everyone during monsoon. There are several skin and eye infections which can crop up during the rainy season. A lot of people catch the infection,rashes and itching. Moist conditions, wet clothes, and other factors also contribute towards the spread of infections during Monsoon.For more information call9004839333.Clinics at Malad,Juhu and Bandra in Mumbai.
What are nail infections?
Nails are at risk of fungal infections during the rainy season, especially if your baby sweats and continually scratches himself. Nails can become discoloured, brittle and rough. In severe cases, the nail can come away from the nail bed. You may also notice red, swollen and itchy skin around the nails.
How did your baby get a nail infection?
This fungal infection can result from overexposure to water, damage to the nail, or scratching sweaty or infected skin. Any moisture or debris trapped under the nails encourages the infection to grow. Ingrown nails may also be prone to infections.
What can you do about your baby’s nail infection?
Its best to take your baby to a board certified dermatologist.
For all skin,hair and nail ailments call 9004839333.Clinics at Malad,Juhu and Bandra in Mumbai.
What is ringworm?
A contagious fungal infection of the skin, ringworm appears as a circular or ring-shaped rash. It usually begins as a small, itchy, red or scaly patch, and can spread to other parts of the body including the scalp. At times, several rings appear close together and merge.
How can a baby get ringworm?
A baby probably can get ringworm from an infected person or pet, or touching contaminated toys or clothes. He could have also got it from swimming in a pool or crawling on infected soil in a garden or park. Excessive sweating, caused by the humidity, increases the chances of picking up ringworm.Make sure to cut your baby’s nails to avoid infecting the rash. Also, try to keep your baby’s skin clean and dry. Try not to dress your baby in clothes with synthetic fabric or material that can irritate the infected skin.
For more information and treatment of all skin,hair and nail ailments visit our clinics at Malad,Juhu and Bandra in Mumbai.Call 99004839333.
Air pollution has a wide range of sources, the most common include cigarette smoke, dust, smog, and car exhaust. These sources contain tiny particles that can actually penetrate the skin’s barrier and cause problems, including:
decreased moisture and elasticity
dull and dry skin
Air pollution particles can speed up the normal aging process. While loosing some moisture and elasticity is a part of natural process pollution can starve the skin of oxygen and dry the skin’s natural oils. Some forms of pollution can even create free radicals, which can alter the very DNA of the skin cells, leading to cancer. This is what causes additional damage.For all skin,hair and nail ailments visit our clinics at Malad,Juhu and Bandra in Mumbai.Call 9004839333.