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A brief intro to Dermatologists

Who is a dermatologist?

Dermatologists (ماہرامراض جلد) are medical professionals who specialize in diagnosing and treating a diverse range of skin diseases and also perform certain cosmetic treatments to improve the texture, type and tone of skin, hair and nails. They are also able to make more complex diagnoses, like determining whether or not a mole is cancerous.

ماہر امراض جلد طبی پیشہ ور ہیں جو جلد کی بیماریوں کی مختلف اقسام کی تشخیص کرتے ہیں اور ان کے علاج میں مہارت رکھتے ہیں اور جلد ، بالوں اور ناخنوں کی بناوٹ ، قسم اور ساخت کو بہتر بنانے کے لئے کچھ کاسمیٹک علاج بھی کرتے ہیں جس سے ان کی ظاہری شکل کو بحال کرنے میں مدد ملتی ہے۔ ماہر امراض جلد زیادہ پیچیدہ تشخیص کرنے میں بھی اہل ہیں ، جیسے کہ یہ طے کرنا کہ تل کینسر ہے یا نہیں، یا پھر بالوں کے گرنےیا نہ بژھنے کی کیا وجہ ھو سکتی ہے، یا ناخنوں کا بدلتا رنگ کسی سنجیدہ بیماری کی علامت ہے یا نہیں ۔

When should you see a dermatologist?

If you have really stubborn acne, scars, stretch marks, excess cellulite, dark discolorations, hyperpigmentation, itches, rashes, or abnormally 'blush-ing' skin, an appointment with a dermatologist is a good idea.

اگر آپ کی جلد پر کسی بھی قسم کے ضدی مہاسے ، دانے، داغ دھبے ،تناؤ کے نشانات، اضافی سیلولائٹ، سیاہ رنگت، ایک سے زائد پِگمِنٹ کا ہونا ، خارش، کھجلی، یا غیر معمولی طور پر جلد پر لال دھبے ہیں تو ، ماہر امراض جلد کے ساتھ ملاقات ایک اچھا خیال ہے۔ اس کے علاوہ ناخنوں کی خرابی، فنگس، یا بالوں کے گرنے کی صورت میں بھی ماہر امراض جلد سے ملا جا سکتا ہے۔

What are a dermatologists main areas of concern?

Dermatologists(ماہرامراض جلد) can do three main things which includes treating various illnesses, making cosmetic improvements to a patient's skin and diagnosing certain illnesses. These can happen in many different ways, such as the prescription of certain ointments/creams or additions/subtractions from the patient’s diet etc. They mostly deal with skin problems but hair and nail related problems also make up a large chunk of their work. Some dermatologists (ڈرمیٹولوجسٹ) go on to specialize in hair or nail related problems.

What are the most common skin diseases in Chakwal?

Skin doctors (ماہرامراض جلد) are capable of treating over 3000 different illnesses and many of these illnesses are more common than most people think. According to a study the most common skin diseases in Chakwal are:

Disease Percentage of Patients Infected
Eczema 31%
Viral/Fungal infections 28%
Acne 11%
Adverse reaction to medication 6%

How to become a dermatologist?

In order to become a dermatologist/cosmetologist in Pakistan you first have to get your M.B.B.S by completing five years of schooling and an internship and then also have to become accredited by the college of physicians and surgeons Pakistan. It is important to note that dermatology is a highly competitive field in Chakwal so a number of skin doctors also go on to get more certifications and degrees, such as doctorates, extra fellowships etc.

پاکستان میں ماہر امراض جلد / کاسمیٹولوجسٹ بننے کے لۓ آپ کو پہلے پانچ سال کی سکولنگ کے ذریعہ سے اپنی ایم بی بی ایس کی ڈگری اور انٹرنشپ مکمل کرنی پڑے گی اور پھر کالج آف فزیشنز اور سرجنز پاکستان سے بھی تسلیم ہونا پڑے گا۔ یہ نوٹ کرنا ضروری ہے کہ ڈرمیٹالوجی میں ایک انتہائی مسابقتی فیلڈ ہے لہذا زیادہ تر جلد کے ڈاکٹر بھی زیادہ سرٹیفیکیشن اور ڈگری ، جیسے ڈاکٹریٹ ، اضافی فیلوشپ وغیرہ حاصل کرتے ہیں

What kinds of dermatologists are there?

Like all fields of medicine, dermatology has numerous sub-specialities; which are listed below:

  • Cosmetic Dermatologists: These are specialists who are experts in cosmetic procedures which are majorly surgical.
  • Dermatopathologists: these specialists can diagnose dermatological diseases through a microscopic study of skin samples. It's a lab based specialization.
  • Surgical Dermatologists: As the name suggests, these are dermatologists who are experts in surgical procedures related to dermatological issues.
  • Pediatric Dermatologists: They treat genetic, congenital and acquired dermatological diseases affecting children, including newborns and toddlers.
  • Medical dermatologists: These are doctors whose expertise lie within diagnosing, treating and preventing diseases of the hair, nails and skin.
  • Mohs Surgeons: These are specialists in skin cancer treatment and surgery. If you have an odd mole, this is the dermatologist you should consult.

What are dermatologists called in Pakistan?

  • Cosmetologist
  • Jild Ka Doctor
  • Skin Specialist
  • Skin doctor
  • کاسمیٹولوجسٹ
  • ڈرمیٹولوجسٹ
  • ماہر امراض جِلد
  • جلد کا ماہر

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Authored by: Dr. Hira Tanveer

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What does a Dermatologist do?

Skin specialists(ماہرامراض جلد) are not only capable of treating a vast number of skin related illnesses but can also offer beauty advice and help patients achieve skin goals via medical and lifestyle advice. This means that you don’t have to be sick to meet a dermatologist and that they can help you make your skin look even healthier. The range of treatments and advice a skin doctor can give has been growing every year for decades now as our understanding of medicine grows and new technologies become widely available.

How do I choose a Dermatologist ?

Finding a good doctor is vital for proper diagnosis & treatment of your underlying concern. Before you make the decision of picking out a Dermatologist, consider the following:

  • Make sure they are experienced
  • Make sure your doctor has good reviews.
  • Make sure they offer the services you are looking for
  • Verify, if they are certified from PMDC or have any other professional memberships
  • Check if they are affiliated with a hospital you trust

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Skin Diseases