Department of Dermatology & Cosmetology

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What is Dermatology/Cosmetology?

They are the branches of medicine which deal with the diagnosis and treatment of the disorders of the skin, hair and nails.

What Are The Doctors of Dermatology/Cosmetology Called?

A dermatologist or a cosmetologist is a skin specialist who is responsible for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases affecting the skin, mucous membranes, hair and nails.

When Is It Time To See A Dermatologist/Cosmetologist?

Living in Pakistan, we are used to using home treatments and self-diagnosis when it comes to spots on our skin or hair loss which cannot be explained. But we need to come out of the shadows and promote awareness among people about common diseases. These diseases may be manifesting itself in forms of small blot on the skin and if they are not shown to the doctor timely, may develop into a critical disease. Therefore if you have any of the signs or symptoms listed below, you should see a dermatologist right away!

  1. Profuse sweating
  2. Recurrent or persistent rashes
  3. Sudden or extreme hair loss
  4. Unusual looking moles or freckles
  5. Yellow or brittle nails
  6. Scars and rashes that take time to go away
  7. Rough, scaly skin patches
  8. Lumps, bumps, sores that are changing or growing
  9. Persistent skin growths like sores, warts that bleed, itch and crust
  10. Acne in the form of tiny red bumps or dots all over your face
  11. Skin disorders (redness, blisters and flaking) which don’t heal
  12. Abnormal discoloration of the skin

What do the Dermatologists/Cosmetologists Treat?

  1. Skin cancer
  2. Lupus
  3. Rubeola (Measles)
  4. Acne
  5. Rosacea
  6. Bumps and Growth
  7. Dermatitis (Eczema)
  8. Hemangioma of Skin
  9. Cold Sore
  10. Psoriasis
  11. Dyshidrotic Eczema
  12. Seborrheic Eczema
  13. Eczema
  14. Hives
  15. Vitiligo
  16. Warts
  17. Necrotizing Fasciitis
  18. Cutaneous Candidiasis
  19. Carbuncle
  20. Cellulitis
  21. Hypohidrosis
  22. Impetigo
  23. Cutis Laxa
  24. Decubitus Ulcer
  25. Erysipelas
  26. Diaper Rash
  27. Canker Sore
  28. Herpes Stomatitis
  29. Fungal Nail Infection
  30. Ichthyosis Vulgaris
  31. Dermatomyositis
  32. Molluscum Contagiosum
  33. Ingrown Nails
  34. Acrodermatitis
  35. Sebaceous Cyst
  36. Seborrheic Keratosis
  37. Pilonidal Sinus
  38. Keloid
  39. Lichen Planus
  40. Actinic Keratosis
  41. Stasis Dermatitis and Leg Ulcers
  42. Corns and Calluses
  43. Tinea Versicolor
  44. Pemphigoid
  45. Mouth Ulcers
  46. Shingles

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