Skin Conditions, Vascular Conditions

- Feb 26, 2022

What are Moles and Skin Tags? Ways to Remove Them

What are moles and skin tags? Moles are growth on the skin that is normally brown or black in colour. They usually occur when the cells in the skin multiply rapidly in a cluster instead of spreading throughout the skin. Moles can develop anywhere on the skin, alone or in groups. Skin tags are painless, non cancerous growth on the skin. It is a small flap of tissue that hangs off the skin through a thin stalk called a peduncle. Skin tags are common among both men and women especially after the age of 50. The places where skin tags may appear are : Although not painful, skin tags can often become irritated from constant rubbing with clothes or jewelleries. Why remove moles and skin tags? Most moles and skin tags are harmless. Nevertheless, they do affect our self confidence and in some cases, cause discomfort. It is not recommended to try and remove your skin tags or moles at home to avoid any infection or bleeding. Instead, it’s advisable to get it checked by a professional so they can access the issue and provide the right treatment. Usually if the moles or skin tags are harmless and hindering your confidence, we would recommend getting it removed. Mole and Skin Tag Removal at Curamed Aesthetics Curamed Aesthetics offers safe and minimally invasive skin tag and mole removal treatment. Local or topical anaesthesia will be administered prior to the procedure to ensure that the procedure is comfortable. There are three

Skin Conditions, Vascular Conditions

- Feb 12, 2022

What Causes Dark Underarms and Treatments for it

What are dark underarms? Dark underarms are particularly not harmful, however they do ruin our self confidence. The proper term for the discoloration is called hyperpigmentation. Hyperpigmentation is a common condition in which patches of skin become darker in color than the normal surrounding skin. This darkening occurs when an excess of melanin, the brown pigment that produces normal skin colour, forms deposits in the skin. What causes dark underarms? Shaving may seem like the quickest technique to get rid of underarm hair. Having said that, razor blades can be abrasive as they remove the top protective layer of the skin, causing irritation. Tight clothing. Wearing very tight clothes generate friction against the skin and frequent rubbing can result in hyperpigmentation. Deodorants or antiperspirants. Deodorants contain paraben, alcohol and fragrances that can irritate the skin and cause inflammation leading to thickening and darkening of the skin over time. Many antiperspirants also use aluminum as an active ingredient, which clogs up the sweat ducts causing pigmentation in your underarms. Dead skin accumulation. Dead skin cells get accumulated in every part of your body and underarms are no different. When you don’t clean the area well or fail to scrub it every few days it can lead to darkening. Hormonal changes. Fluctuations of female hormones such as polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), pregnancies, even hormonal pills may cause our skin to produce more pigmentations over the folds on our body such as underarms, groins, or under our breasts. Very often dark underams

Skin Conditions, Vascular Conditions

- Oct 29, 2021

What Are Vascular Conditions (Redness or visible veins)?

What Are Vascular Conditions (Redness or visible veins)? Vascular conditions refer to conditions that are caused by blood vessels, or the appearance of blood vessels. These may include rosacea, active acne scars, vascular birthmarks, atypical appearance of veins and redness. Types of Vascular Conditions   Rosacea– is a chronic inflammatory skin condition with underlying vascular reactivity that causes flushing and irritating skin. The cause of this condition remained unknown and there is no specific cure for such condition. Rosacea tend to present with broken capillaries over the cheeks and redness over the Tzone, enlarged pores with acne and oily proned skin as well. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation refers to discoloration in response to injuries to the skin. This may be due to physical injuries, sunburns, infections and inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and acne. These may range from white to pink, red and brown, such as the redness left behind by an active acne breakout. Atypical Vein Appearance refers to veins showing through the skin. These form when the blood vessels weaken or when blood pools in the veins for other reasons. Spider veins or Spider Angiomas refer to red patches of dilated capillaries that have a distinctive spiderweb pattern, usually with one central dilated capillary and other slimmer capillaries branching off. Vascular Birthmarks are caused by extra blood vessels clumping together, resulting in discolouration. The most commonly seen vascular birthmarks are Port-wine birthmarks, also known as Naevus flammeus. It is caused by abnormal formations of blood vessels under the