Dermatology is the medical specialty that deals with the study and treatment of skin diseases. It also deals with the recovery and preservation of cutaneous normality.
What subspecialties are there in dermatology?
The care and study of the skin is very broad so we can find various branches such as:
Cosmetic dermatology: is responsible for improving the appearance of the skin, mitigating aging or some other defect.
Pediatric dermatology: responsible for the care of diseases that occur in the skin of children.
Venereology: branch that treats sexually transmitted diseases.
What diseases dermatology is responsible for?
Among the conditions that most dermatologists treat are: eczema, spot baldness, hives, psoriasis, tumor on skin, hyperhidrosis, malignant melanoma.
When should I go to a dermatologist?
It is advisable to go to consultation in the presence of a spot or irritation on the skin, with this you can identify the reason for its appearance.