• Brief Profile


    Dr Rishi Kumar Parashar is a Consultant at Department of Dermatology Sir Ganga Ram Hospital, Delhi. He studied at the SMS Medical College, Jaipur (INDIA) and then did his MD at Kasturba Hospital, Manipal (INDIA). His special interests in the subject include treatment of Vitiligo (Leucoderma), Lasers, Contact dermatitis and Dermatosurgery. He is keenly interested in the newer advances in his field and this has taken him to various national and international conferences to present scientific papers. He is also one of the authors of the yearly publication "Current literature in Dermatology" - a book which has been widely appreciated all over India. His personal interests are varied. He is an avid photographer, loves to travel all over India as well as abroad. Listening to music of all genres is his personal passion. Computers also take up a bulk of his free time. His aim is to help people to benefit by providing latest developments in the field of dermatology.

Questions Answered by me

Your husband seems to be suffering from boils (furuncles). A boil is a deep form of bacterial folliculitis, superficial folliculitis is sometimes...

Answered on : 13 Apr 2009

You should first know what exactly is an SPF and then which sort of sunscreen to use. SPF refers to the products ability to screen or block out...

Answered on : 10 Apr 2009

The vast majority of microdermabrasion patients do not experience any side effects. Side effects of microdermabrasion that do occasionally occur...

Answered on : 09 Apr 2009

You are suffering from Tinea pedis. Tinea pedis affects all ages but is more common in adults than in children. The fungal spores can persist for...

Answered on : 09 Apr 2009

Please try to change your shaving cream /gel /foam. Avoid sun exposure. Use a good sunscreen (SPF>15). Use a Kojic acid cream with mometasone...

Answered on : 03 May 2008

Brewers yeast, also known as bakers yeast, Faex medicinalis, levure de bière, and medicinal yeast, is included in a class of probiotics or...

Answered on : 20 Oct 2007

Eflorithine HCl and Laser removal (Nd:YAG/Diode) would rank as best in safe hands other methods include:

  1. Tweezing

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  • Answered on : 20 Oct 2007

    You can try any one or a combination of the following:

  • 2% or 5% Minoxidil lotion
  • Corticosteroid lotion
  • Biotin Capsules...
  • Answered on : 12 Sep 2007

    Improper use of Minoxidil can cause excessive hair growth on areas where hair growth is not desired. First, 2% Minoxidil should be used in women...

    Answered on : 04 Sep 2007

    Generalised thickening and scaling of the palms and soles (keratoderma) is not rare. Treatment modalities are:

  • Emollients: Thick, greasy...
  • Answered on : 30 Aug 2007
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