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PDS PARTNERS WITH DOH IN ESTABLISHING REGIONAL DERMATOLOGY CENTERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

DOH, in cooperation with PDS , conducted a consultative workshop on the establishment of Regional Centers of Dermatology nationwide last Feb. 15, 2017. Director Criselda Abesamis of the Health Facility Development Bureau will be working closely with PDS President Dr. Ma. Angela Lavadia and Dr. Winlove Mojica of UP-PGH. Dr. Flordeliz Casintahan (JRRMMC), Dr. Ma. Teresita Gabriel (RITM)and Dr. Francisco Rivera (RMC) were among the presenters.

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Acne

Acne is a common chronic skin disease that occurs due to blockage and/or inflammation of pilosebaceous units (hair follicles and sebaceous glands). Initiation of treatment should be done the soonest time possible to prevent scarring and pigmentation

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MELASMA / CHLOASMA

  A common skin condition of hypermelanosis that typically occurs on sun-exposed areas of the face. Triggering factors include the use of birth control pills, estrogen replacement therapy, mild ovarian and thyroid conditions, ovarian tumors, cosmetics, nutrition, p read more

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Mission in the Prison

Dra. Luisa Ticzon Puyat, a member of the Philippine Dermatological Society (The society of licensed and board certified dermatologist in the Philippines since 1952) graciously gave of her time and volunteered to be a dermatologist to treat prisoners at the Muntinlupa Bilibid Prison.

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WARTS

Warts can be bothersome especially if they are located on the fingers and the surrounding nail area. They can be unappealing or disfiguring . A board-certified dermatologist can provide the appropriate and safe treatment based on the severity and the location of the wart, minimizing unnecessary destruction of uninvolved skin.

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FUNGAL INFECTIONS

A fungal infection may look like any other rash. Without treatment it can spread to other parts of the body and can cause embarrassment and difficulty of sleeping due to the itch. A board-certified dermatologist is trained to identify and effectively treat this type of infection

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SEBORRHEIC DERMATITIS

More serious conditions such as psoriasis and some forms of cancer may look like or produce signs like seborrheic dermatitis. These conditions require a different treatment plan. A dermatologist may request certain tests to rule out other diseases or identify underlying medical conditions. A board certified dermatologist can correctly diagnose your condition and provide appropriate treatment

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