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General Dermatology: A way to Skin Care

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Dermatology is a field of medicine deals with the skin and additionally ailments of the hair, nails and mucous membrane. The skin is the biggest organ of the body, covering an approximate area or around 20 square feet in the normal adult. It is the principal line of defence against microbes and damage and frequently reflects the general health of the body. A review led by the Mayo Clinic, published in 2013, reported that 42.7% of patients went to their specialists sooner or later because of a skin issue. Disorders of the skin, hair, nails and mucous membrane are overseen through investigation and treatments that incorporate histopathology, immunotherapy, laser treatment, medicine, phototherapy, radiotherapy and surgery.