Skin and genital specialists are doctors who focus on treating various skin and genital health problems, both men and women. The task of a dermatologist and genital specialist is to diagnose and provide treatment according to the complaints you feel.
If the skin and genital health problems that you suffer do not improve after seeing a general practitioner, you will be recommended to go to skin and genital specialist or Vial Dermatology CRO. Skin and genital specialists have deeper clinical knowledge and skills in dealing with various skin and venereal diseases.
Similar to other doctors, skin and genital specialists will also make a diagnosis first to find out exactly what the patient is suffering from. The diagnosis may include an interview with a complaint history, a physical examination, and any necessary investigations. The goal is that doctors can find out the various factors that cause health problems experienced by patients so that they can determine the right treatment and care.
Various Skin Diseases Treated by Dermatology and Venereology
Skin and genital diseases are very different, both in terms of types of diseases and in their treatment. Skin diseases consist of more than 3,000 types, ranging from infectious, non-infectious, allergic, immunological, sexually transmitted diseases, cosmetics, skin diseases in children and the elderly, to those of an emergency nature.
Some types of skin diseases that often occur and are handled by dermatologists and genitalia include:
1. Skin Allergies
Skin allergies are characterized by inflammation of the skin that is affected by the immune system which is too sensitive to several allergens, such as dust, pollen, and certain food ingredients.
2. Fungal infection
One of the causes of yeast infection is the Candida fungus. This fungal infection can occur in almost any area of the body but is more often found in the armpits, groin, skin folds, and the area between the fingers and toes.
Shingles or shingles or shingles are caused by the varicella-zoster virus. A painful skin rash characterizes this disease, and over time it will look like a blister. This disease occurs as a form of reactivation of chickenpox.
Psoriasis is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes the production of skin cells too quickly, resulting in a buildup of skin cells. This disease is characterized by several symptoms such as reddening of the skin, scaly patches, itching, dryness, and thickening.
5. Skin cancer
Skin cancer is a type of disease that must be treated so that cancer cells do not spread to other organs. Melanoma is one of the most dangerous types of skin cancer.
Meanwhile, the most common venereal diseases are sexually transmitted diseases. Sexually transmitted diseases are infections that are transmitted through sexual contact. This condition can occur in both men and women, but the health problems it causes are worse for women.
Various other venereal diseases that are generally handled by dermatologists and genitalia include the following:
Syphilis is a disease caused by the treponema pallidum bacteria. Syphilis is an infectious disease that can be spread through unprotected sexual activity, such as oral and anal sex.
Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease caused by the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Similar to syphilis, gonorrhea can be transmitted through unprotected sexual intercourse, be it oral, vaginal, or anal sex. Generally, gonorrhea causes complaints in the form of discharge from the genitals accompanied by pain.
Chlamydia is a disease caused by Chlamydia trachomatis infection. This condition is generally experienced by young women who engage in sexual activity without using a condom.