Dermatological problems can arise in early childhood and accompany him in one form or another throughout his life. About two thousand skin diseases have been described by modern dermatology. The peculiarity of such diseases is that they can be noticed by the sick person himself in the early stages, since skin changes are visible to the eye.
Some changes in the skin indicate problems within the body. In view of this, as well as the fact that there are so many types of diseases, it is not worthwhile to diagnose and self-medicate yourself. Better to see a specialist.
Reasons for contacting a dermatologist
Everyone knows such skin problems as acne, boils, fungus, papilloma, pigmentation, itching, various rashes, redness and even wrinkles, cracks, dry skin … Not all problems and do not immediately force us, unfortunately, to consult a dermatologist in time. However, there are problems that should not be left on the back burner.
When to see a dermatologist
Sometimes the appearance of skin problems can be sudden and very surprising to you, especially if you are trying to follow healthy eating habits, hygiene, cosmetic maintenance of the skin. If this is an incomprehensible rash, discoloration, or neoplasm, do not look for an explanation of your problem on the Internet.
An objective assessment of your problem can only be given by an experienced specialist during a direct examination, finding out anamnesis, comparing with possible diseases, etc.
You need to rush to the doctor in the following cases
If simple remedies have not helped you get rid of acne. For example, for a long time, against the background of careful facial care, you used products based on salicylic acid and similar products known in the fight against acne, but did not get any result. Do not hesitate, go to the doctor.
If you have seemingly not disturbing deviations from the norm:
- oily seborrhea,
- non-healing wounds.
Even in the case of psoriasis, the doctor will help get rid of the problem as soon as possible if you do not delay the visit.
- If you notice an itchy rash. This is how various dermatitis, eczema and allergies manifest themselves. If you postpone a visit to the doctor, problems can be aggravated by infection of the scratching, soreness. The doctor will help you identify the causes of the rash and prescribe adequate treatment.
- If there is a noticeable change in the color or shape of the mole, small bleeding sores appear, this is a reason to immediately go to a dermatologist, since these symptoms may indicate an oncological problem.
- If you unsuccessfully want to get rid of scars on the skin with the help of ointments and various creams, then a qualified specialist can help.
- If the remedies for cellulite and stretch marks promised by cosmetic companies were ineffective, then a professional approach will allow you to achieve what you want. But you need to know that there is no complete elimination of cellulite.
Have you noticed almost black spots on your skin? Have you tried to get rid of them on your own and have failed? The dermatologist knows how to solve your problem using the latest techniques.
It’s important to know!
Checkups from a dermatologist are just as important as checkups from other specialists. This inspection is recommended once a year. Such an examination will give you confidence in yourself if everything is in order. And thanks to such examinations, it is possible to identify oncological neoplasms on the skin at an early stage, when even you have not noticed anything yet. As you know, early diagnosis is the key to successful treatment.
And be attentive to all kinds of neoplasms! As soon as you notice them, immediately contact a specialist!