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    Prof. Jayakar Thomas is a Senior Consultant Dermatologist in Kanchi Kamakoti Childs Trust Hospital and Mehta Hospitals, Chennai. He is an alumnus of Stanley Medical College, Chennai, India, with under-graduate, post-graduate diploma, Masters and Doctorate from the same college. With about 25 years of post-graduate teaching experience he has published over 240 original scientific papers in National and International Journals and authored and edited several textbooks of Dermatology.

     

    Dr Thomas was the National President of the Indian Association of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology in 1998. He is the recipient of several awards, notably the Mother Teresa International Award for academic excellence and achievements in the field of Dermatology. His special interests include Atopic Dermatitis, Pediatric Dermatology, Acne vulgaris, Hair Disorders, Bacterial Dermatoses and Teledermatology.

Questions Answered by me

What you have is a condition called Fordyce spots.
Fordyce spots are small (1-5 mm), slightly elevated yellowish or white papules or spots...

Answered on : 27 May 2008

The possible consequences of shaving of pubic hair are itching, razor burns, nicks, cuts, bumps, blisters/pimples, genital infections, ingrown...

Answered on : 20 May 2008

Aphthous stomatitis is an illness that causes small ulcers to appear in the mouth, usually inside the lips, on the cheeks, or on the tongue....

Answered on : 19 May 2008

Yes, it does sound like an inflammation. Shaving is one of the most efficient ways to remove hair from the underarms. Whether you use an electric...

Answered on : 05 May 2008

You have a condition called Rosacea. Please read below for further information and knowledge. Rosacea is a common but little-known disorder of the...

Answered on : 02 May 2008

Your problem appears more like Neurofibroma, which is both a neurological and genetic problem. It results in benign tumours that arise from nerves...

Answered on : 30 Apr 2008

Once you've had dandruff, its return is inevitable. There's simply no cure. But you can manage your scalp's flaking and itching by killing the...

Answered on : 29 Apr 2008

Itching can be caused by many conditions. Probably the most common cause of itch is psychological, that is, due to stress, anxiety, etc. Dry skin...

Answered on : 25 Apr 2008

You seem to be having a condition called angioedema. Angioedema is an uncomfortable and disfiguring type of temporary swelling and at worst a life...

Answered on : 22 Apr 2008

This type of abnormal pigmentation over the back is due to:

  • Dry skin, which can be treated with moisturisers.
  • Friction due to...
  • Answered on : 19 Apr 2008
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