Let’s see what all services we provide:
Mostly prevalent in teenagers, acne can, however, affect people of all ages. Its effects include annoying intermittent breakouts, pain, redness, darkened skin, and permanent scarring. Acne occurs most commonly in females, during times of puberty, pregnancy, and menopause when the body goes through hormonal changes.
Here at Safe Health PC, Mount Pleasant, we understand the vicious cycle of acne. It not only just affects your skin, but it also influences the way you see and feel about yourself. Even the mildest of breakouts can be highly painful and embarrassing. Acne can wreak psychological havoc on your confidence and self-esteem.
We have treated many patients dealing with acne and have refined many techniques and procedures to help you get rid of painful popping for the long term. Our experts can treat the ace with a combination of treatments such as topical medications, acne extractions, laser treatments, antibiotics, and chemical peels. Seek dermatologists at the very first pop out so that it can be controlled at an early stage and reduce the physical, emotional, and social effects.
Schedule an appointment to discuss your treatment plan with our expert dermatologist.
Warts are small, rough-textured growths that can develop anywhere on the body but most commonly found on the hands and feet. They have raised bumps which can be unsightly and embarrassing, however, most of the time there are no other symptoms. They can be of different colours such as white, pink, tan, or tiny black dots. At times warts can cause pain and itchiness, especially on the feet bottom. Warts are contagious and can be transmitted by contact, and can take up to six months to be visible after exposure.
Your local dermatologist at Safe Health PC can offer many treatment options for warts which together you’ll decide which are best for you. They can be removed layer by layer with topical medications along with surgical wart removal, laser therapy, electrosurgery, cryotherapy, duct tape, and chemotherapy.
Our expert dermatologists are well-experienced in performing surgeries, so you should not worry about scars or infections.
Explore treatment options in Lansing for Psoriasis
Psoriasis is a condition in which the new skin cells are being reproduced at a high rate of uncontrollably. The buildup of cells appears as thick patches with silvery scales of red skin that can flake off like dandruff. Psoriasis can occur anywhere on the body but the most common areas are knees, elbows, face, palms, scalp, and feet.
Psoriasis is triggered by different environmental conditions such as skin trauma, stress, medications, and infections. The dysfunction of the immune system also causes many conditions of illness and psoriasis is one of them. Consult your dermatologist to know what triggers your symptoms.
There is no permanent cure for psoriasis, but visiting Safe Health PC at Mount Pleasant can help you find many options to manage its symptoms and reduce potential complications. Changing your lifestyle and keeping the area moisturized helps you control the silvery patches. Other than this, in severe cases, topical treatments, oral medicine, laser therapies, and injecting therapies are options for managing symptoms of psoriasis.
Visit Safe Health PC, Mt. Pleasant to reduce Eczema flare-ups
Also known as atopic dermatitis, is a skin disease which is very common among Americans. It causes inflammation of the skin which becomes red, dry, itchy, sometimes causing cracks and blisters. Sr. Fatteh of Mount Pleasant offers several eczema treatments that are available to manage your symptoms based on its causes.
The skin gets really very itchy once the rash starts. The itching gets worse with repeated scratching, so you tend to scratch more. Inflamed and scratched skin open to infection as the skin barrier is ruptured. You need to apply cool wet compress, soothing ointments and lotions to break the itch-scratch cycle and calm the inflammation. Over-the-counter moisturizers are quite helpful.
At Safe Health PC, Mount Pleasant, our skin doctors design the treatment plans according to the individual’s condition. Topical medications are quite helpful in treating symptoms of eczema. Oral antibiotics are sometimes necessary for the treatment of eczema which has become infected.
Skin Cancer Treatment
Skin cancer can occur to anyone, anywhere regardless of the tone of their skin. However, people whose work or lifestyle involves exposure to direct sunlight for a long hour on a daily basis. Fair-complexion people are more prone to skin cancer as compared to the dark-skinned ones.
Education, prevention, early detection, advanced treatments can help to win the battle against skin cancer of all forms. Regular skin check-ups by your local dermatologist are the best way to detect the early signs of cancer. Your doctor checks for any unusual changes on your body keeps track of the moles and the changing shapes of moles. Besides you need to be careful about your body for the changes.
We, at Safe Health PC, Mt. Pleasant are committed to staying at the forefront of skin cancer treatment and advanced technologies. The treatment plan for skin cancer depends on its type, size, and location. Minor surgeries are required for small cancers appearing on the surface of the skin. For deeper and severe cases of skin cancer, more extensive treatment is required including MOHS surgery, excisional surgery, cryotherapy, radiations, chemotherapy,
Are you observing unusual moles on your body? Schedule an appointment now!
Cure Cellulitis with our skin expert in Mount Pleasant
Cellulitis is a bacterial infection in the deeper layers of skin and the soft tissues underneath usually caused by Staphylococcus and Streptococcus along with many other microbes. It appears wherever there is a breach in the skin such as wounds and skin near ulcers. It can occur suddenly and spread at a faster rate. Though it is treatable by the dermatologist of Mount Pleasant it can become life-threatening if left untreated as the infection can lead to sepsis.
If you observe redness, pain, tenderness, inflammation, swelling, and warmth in the infected area of the skin, chances you might be experiencing cellulitis. Before it spreads to the tissues and coves a larger area, don’t delay and see a skin doctor immediately.
At Safe Health PC, Mount Pleasant, our doctor treats the mild case with oral antibiotics which are very effective. In case of severe cellulitis, the patient may need to be admitted into the hospital as they need constant medical care. Intravenous antibiotics are also given in some cases. A person with cellulitis may observe a fever as well. So, for other symptoms of cellulitis like fever, pain, and swelling, other medications are given by the dermatologists in addition to the antibiotics.
Confidential STD Testing and Treatment in Mt. Pleasant
STDs pass from one person to another during copulation. Sexually transmitted diseases do not show any noticeable symptoms. So doctors can’t diagnose sexually transmitted disease based only on symptoms. If your local dermatologist or other skincare provider suspects you with STD, they would likely recommend tests like urine, blood test or swabs from genitals to check. Your doctor can also recommend STD testing on the basis of your sexual history even if you don’t show any symptoms.
Although most of the STDs are treatable, you should not ignore them and hesitate to see a doctor. Experts at our clinic in Mount Pleasant, discuss you with various treatment options depending upon your situation. STDs caused by bacteria are treated with antibiotics prescribed by your doctor. Other medications are also used in the treatment of STDs such as antiviral drugs, oral and topical medications.
If symptoms still persist after completing the medication cycle, let your STD specialist know the situation as each person’s body responds differently to the treatments.
Consult our skin doctor to Control Excessive Sweating – Hyperhidrosis
Though natural and healthy for your body, perspiration or sweating is embarrassing. It gets stinky, stains clothes, and complicates social and business interactions. When your body produces sweat much more than normal than this disorder is called Hyperhidrosis. This is the time to see your dermatologist and look out for treatments.
Excessive sweating is commonly observed in palms, underarms, and feet. It may cause damp skin leading to infections. Severe cases of Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating also leads to serious practical complications such as making it challenging for patients to grip a car steering wheel, hold a pen, or shake hands.
If you live in and around Mt. Pleasant and are experiencing the problem of excessive sweating, you can visit our clinic and consult our skin specialist, Dr. Saif Fatteh. He understands that each body responds differently to different medications, so each patient requires a customized treatment plan. Oral medications and the use of antiperspirants are recommended to the patients at first. If it doesn’t work then for serious cases there other treatments such as miraDry surgery, laser treatments, Botox injections, and Iontophoresis.