Dr. Sneha Bhavsar

Dr. Sneha Bhavsar began her dermatology career in 2008, with the slogan “Better Skin Through Science and Caring.” She has been regarded as one of India’s most promising and gifted dermatology doctors for more than a decade. Dr. Sneha has worked throughout India, from the tranquil highlands of Manipur in the east to the Western Ghats in the west, and from the Punjab Plains in the north to the Deccan plateau in the south.

Dr. Sneha’s dermatological adaptability sets her apart from her peers and field experts, as she has worked with prominent dermatologists around the country and successfully treated patients from various states and ethnic backgrounds. Dr. Sneha’s excellent eye for detail in identifying her patients’ skin problems and her ability to deliver appropriate treatment in the first instance makes her the preferred choice for her patients. Her patients value her ability to give accurate dermatological advice without making any false promises.

Dr. Sneha Bhavsar received her MBBS from the prestigious Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Government Medical College in Solapur and her DNB in Dermatology from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare’s South Central Referral Hospital in Secunderabad.

After completing her arduous DNB training, she worked for two years in Secunderabad under world-renowned Dermatologist Dr. A S Kumar, gaining extensive clinical expertise in treating Psoriasis patients, after which she established her solo practice. Dr. Sneha has attended several Dermatological Conferences and courses to keep up to date on the newest advances and treatments in clinical Dermatology.

Dr. Sneha believes that studying the genetics, culture, and traditions of patients from diverse sections of the country will help her build skills in treating them. She has taken risks in opening her clinics to gain expertise across India and to better grasp the subtleties of the many skin problems that individuals suffer.

Dr. Sneha uses her pan-India knowledge to treat patients’ skin diseases with more understanding and a more personalized touch. Thousands of patients across the country have benefited from Dr. Sneha’s treatment for psoriasis, skin allergies, and acne.

Her Honours & Awards

• Postgraduate grant from Galderma in 2010

• Award in seminar presentation competition at Medical Research Council

• 26Th Rank in State Merit List in S. S. C.

• 12Th Rank in Maharashtra State Scholarship Examination

• Meritorious performance at Kaparekar Mathematics Examination

• Member of Mensa India Club

• Participated as a Consultant in Multi-Speciality Medical Camps held inaccessible areas of Manipur

Dr. Sneha’s take on Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects people of all ages.

Psoriasis is a common skin disorder in which the life cycle of skin cells is accelerated. It creates a fast buildup of cells on the skin’s surface. Scales and red patches occur as a result of the excess skin cells, which are irritating and occasionally painful. Psoriasis is a persistent skin condition that flares up and off. The major purpose of treatment is to slow down the rapid growth of skin cells.

Psoriasis does not have a cure, although it can be managed. Moisturizing, stopping smoking, and controlling stress are some of the lifestyle changes that can assist.

Areas of Psoriasis

These occur anywhere on the body and are more common in the following areas

• Hands

• Elbows

• Legs

• Back

• Chest

• Fingernails

• Toenails

• Scalp

• Folds in the buttocks and groin

Psoriasis Symptoms

The signs and symptoms of psoriasis vary from person to person.

• Red areas of skin coated in thick, silvery scales are common indications and symptoms.

• Small scaly areas (commonly seen in children)

• Swollen and stiff joints

• Dry, cracked skin that may bleed

• Itching, burning, or pain

• Thickened, pitted, or ridged nails (Nail Psoriasis) (Joint Psoriasis)

Psoriasis is a skin condition that affects people of all ages. When a person develops psoriasis, the T cells (a type of white blood cell that fights unwelcome intruders like germs and viruses) erroneously stimulate a reaction in the skin cells, resulting in psoriasis.

This disease does not affect everyone who inherits the genes. It appears that a person must have the appropriate combination of genes and be exposed to a trigger to develop the disease.

Psoriasis Treatment

Psoriasis can be treated in a variety of ways. The optimum treatment is established by the treating doctor and is based on the type of disease, severity, and amount of skin involved, among other factors.

Topical treatments (skin applied), such as creams, lotions, and sprays, may be extremely effective and safe for the minor disease that affects only tiny portions of the body (less than 10% of the total skin surface). A tiny local injection of steroids into a difficult or resistant isolated psoriatic plaque may be beneficial on occasion. Topical treatments may not be helpful or practicable for moderate to severe psoriasis that affects considerably greater portions of the body (>10 percent or more of the total skin surface). This may necessitate the use of UV radiation or systemic (whole-body therapies such as pills or injections) medications. Internal drugs have a higher chance of side effects. Because topical treatment for psoriatic arthritis has no impact, systemic drugs are usually required to prevent the disease from progressing to permanent joint degeneration.

It’s crucial to remember that, like any medical condition, all drugs have the potential to cause negative effects. No drug is 100% successful for everyone, and no medication that is 100% safe. Any drug decision should be carefully considered and discussed with your health care practitioner. For each form of psoriasis and the individual, the dangers and potential benefits of drugs must be examined. One patient with the same level of sickness may be able to endure it with little treatment, but the other may become disabled and require interior treatment.

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