What are Hives and how is it treated?

Hives are an allergic skin reaction causing localized redness, swelling, and itching. It is a reaction of the body’s immune system that causes areas of the skin to swell, itch, and become reddened(wheals).

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Fungal Treatment

Fungal diseases can affect anyone. Mild fungal skin diseases can look like a rash and are very common. Fungal diseases are often caused by fungi that are common in the environment.

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What to eat for better skin?

When it comes to attaining healthy and glowing skin, most people are aware of the need to avoid excessive sun exposure and smoking, as well as the need to moisturise regularly…

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Skin Pigmentation and Telangiectasia

Skin pigmentation is one of the top skin problems in Singapore is skin pigmentation and telangiectasia. Dr Tan Hiok Hee, a Singapore dermatologist at the Thomson Specialist Skin Centre

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Skin Cancer

Malignant melanoma is one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer. In this condition, pigment producing cells in the skin known as melanocytes undergo uncontrolled growth and can even spread

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Skin and hair changes during pregnancy

Pregnancy leads to physiologic changes caused by an increase in circulating hormones (eg. oestrogens and progesterone) together with metabolic, vascular, immunological and structural changes.

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Laser-Hair-Removal

Laser Hair Removal

Laser hair removal can liberate you from a lifetime of plucking, waxing and shaving. Dr Tan Hiok Hee of Thomson Specialist skin centre, explains more about laser therapy and available hair removal

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Facts about Aging Skin

Everyone has to age. No ethnic group is spared! However, what are the unique characteristics of aging Asian skin? Dr. HH Tan of Thomson Specialist Skin Centre in Singapore gives the facts.

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