Childhood Eczema

The term “eczema” is used interchangeably with “dermatitis” and means inflammation of the skin. Atopic eczema is one of the …

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Skin Tags

Ever wonder what those bits of soft growth are on your neck or even eyelids? Here are the facts What …

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Shingles

Shingles, also known as herpes zoster, is a painful blistering rash that is caused by the varicella-zoster virus. This is …

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Managing common skin conditions in a tropical climate

Singapore has hot and humid temperatures all year round, and temperatures in the daytime can average 31-32 degrees Celsius, with a relative humidity that can exceed 80%. Tropical conditions such as these can adversely affect the skin, and here are some common conditions which can be affected by the weather and tips on managing them.

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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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