Dermatology is the medical specialty that deals with the study and treatment of diseases presented in the skin. Also, it is responsible for the preservation and recovery of skin normality.
What diseases does dermatology treat?
Among the most frequent conditions are: psoriasis, urticaria, hyperhidrosis, alopecia, melanoma, carcinoma, dermatitis.
What subspecialties exist within dermatology?
The care and treatment of the skin is a very wide field of study so this specialty is divided into different branches such as:
Venereology: responsible for studying and treating sexually transmitted diseases.
Cosmetic dermatology: subspecialty focused on improving the appearance of the skin, reducing aging or some other aesthetic defect.
Pediatric dermatology: treats skin diseases that occur in children's skin.
When to go to a dermatologist?
It is necessary to go with a specialist in the presence of any irritation on the skin or spot, with this you can identify the reason for appearance.