Skin Disease Consultation
WHY TAKE CARE OF THE SKIN?
You may not know this, but your skin is actually the largest organ of your body! It may not be as crucial as your heart, lungs and other important organs, it plays a key role in the aesthetic and cosmetic aspects of your body. Many individuals unfortunately suffer from unsightly skin diseases, which can knock their confidence or affect performance at work or everyday life. It is important that you consult a qualified specialist if your skin begins showing signs and symptoms of a potential skin diseases, such as itching, peeling, fungal infections or others.
Our skin specialists at Premier Clinic can help you diagnose and quickly recommend suitable treatment for your skin problems. Some skin samples might be needed to be sent to our lab for examining – this helps us determine the exact condition, as well as to rule out any possibility of cancer.
After you get your test results back, we will then begin to recommend potential procedures which may range from taking pills to specific creams to apply on your skin. The test generally does not cause side effects, but you may experience some during the treatment procedure. It is of paramount importance that you follow the doctor’s advice regarding treatment, such as the amount to use, how often to apply it, and when you may stop.
TYPES OF CONDITIONS
Common skin conditions that Malaysian people may suffer from include:
Consists of a few conditions that may irritate or inflame your skin, with symptoms including rashes and itching; the affected area will be dry and scaly
These are made up of skin patches that are red and scaly, as well as itching; lesions may cover larger areas or a small patch
This occurs when your body actively looks to destroy melanin in your skin, creating patches of lightened and depigmented skin
If your skin suffers a painful rash combined with blisters, this may indicate shingles (also known as zona) – often appears in a stripe-like formation
This can appear in many shapes and form, and is a very common skin problem; it is advisable to get diagnosed by a specialist before it spreads further
HERPES SIMPLEX INFECTIONS
There are a variety of herpes infections out there, which can be easily spread by coming into contact with the body fluids or lesions of an infected person