Medical dermatology archive

We often blog about medical dermatology and the different conditions we treat. The purpose it to inform patients of treatments, advancements in technology and the techniques we use. At Clinica London, Ms Jennifer Crawley is our dermatologist. The dermatology conditions we treat are:

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Blogs about dermatology

What is the treatment of psoriasis

The medical treatment of psoriasis is aimed to stop the skin cells from growing too quickly and hence reduce the inflammation and red, scaly plaque formation. Treatment aims at removing the skin cells and smoothing the skin, using the topical treatment that you can apply directly onto the psoriatic lesions.

By | April 5th, 2017|Medical Dermatology|Comments Off on What is the treatment of psoriasis

Psoriasis complications and side-effects

If you have psoriasis, you are at a much greater risk of developing obesity, psoriatic arthritis, eye conditions, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, other autoimmune diseases, Parkinson’s disease and kidney disease.

By | April 4th, 2017|Medical Dermatology|Comments Off on Psoriasis complications and side-effects

Psoriasis: preparing for your dermatology appointment

Dr Crawley will diagnose whether you have psoriasis by doing a physical exam after taking your medical history. She will be able to examine your skin, your scalp and your nails all of which may have tell-tale signs of psoriasis and whether you have mild or severe psoriasis.

By | April 3rd, 2017|Medical Dermatology|Comments Off on Psoriasis: preparing for your dermatology appointment

Dry itchy skin should not be ignored

Itchy skin is also known as pruritus and if often caused by dry skin. Many skin conditions will cause itchings such as eczema (dermatitis), psoriasis, scabies, lice, chickenpox and hives. In these situations, the itching usually affects specific areas and the redness and bumps or blisters give specific signs in their distribution and appearance.

By | March 29th, 2017|Medical Dermatology|Comments Off on Dry itchy skin should not be ignored

Itchy skin causes can be numerous

Itchy skin is also known as pruritus. It is irritating, uncontrollable and makes you want to scratch to relieve the feeling. They are many different causes of itchiness ranging from severe medical internal illnesses such as kidney or liver disease to skin rashes, allergies, and dermatitis.

By | March 27th, 2017|Medical Dermatology|Comments Off on Itchy skin causes can be numerous