A little known fact is that the skin is the largest organ of the body. Although not as crucial as the heart, lungs, and other important organs, it has a significant role in the cosmetic and aesthetic aspects of our body. Many people have unsightly skin diseases that may reduce confidence or performance in their everyday life at work or at home. It is important to consult a qualified skin specialist if your skin displays any symptoms that are indicative of a potential condition such as fungal infections, itching, peeling and more.
At Premier Clinic, our skin specialists will be able to diagnose and recommend treatment for your skin condition if you have one. Initial tests may require skin samples to be sent to our lab for testing to determine exactly what the condition is, as well as to rule out any possibility of cancer.
After the test results are back, we can then move on to recommend potential treatment methods, which can include anything from taking pills to specific creams to use on your skin. Tests usually do not cause any side effects, but you may experience some when treating your particular condition. It is important to carefully follow your doctor’s advice regarding treatment such as how much to use, how often to apply, and when to stop.
There are two different types of testing available, which are a complete blood test and hormone test for women. Blood testing is important to keep track of overall physical well-being and warning signs of any disease. While for hormone tests, it depends on the patient’s health conditions and only will be running as per request from the doctor.
A few medical conditions that inflame or irritate the skin, with symptoms including itching and rashes; the affected area is scaly and dry.
Consists of patches of skin that are scaly or red plus itching; lesions may be a small patch or even cover large areas.
Depigmentation of the skin, where the body actively destroys the melanin which creates patches of lightened skin.
Also known as “zona”, shingles may be suspected if your skin is suffering from a painful rash combined with blisters, often in a stripe-like formation.
A common disease that affects many, they can appear in many shapes and form and it is advisable to seek out a skin specialist before it spreads.
A variety of herpes infections exist and are easily spread by coming into contact with an infected person’s lesions or body fluids.
If a patients’ diagnosis involves any testing like a blood test or hormone test, minimal discomfort may be experienced when the needle goes in to draw out the blood from the blood vessel. However, it will subside immediately after it completed.
There are no side effects, as the skin consultation will only involve physical diagnosis and simple medical testing if needed.
Patients can continue their daily routine immediately after the consultation with the doctors. However, patients will need follow-up sessions after the blood or hormone test result is out for diagnosis. The doctor will advise patients on the best treatments depending on their test results and current health condition. Commonly, blood test needs at least 3-4 days to be completed.
Cost for skin disease treatment will highly depend on the severity and size of the skin problem. Our charge is RM80 for any skin disease consultation. Our doctors need to diagnose and consult with patients first before recommending any treatment that may suit you. Different skin problems with need different kind or combination of treatment in order to treat it. Moreover, there are some fees inflicted for skin disease consultation.
Get routine or regular blood testing is a good way to catch illness or disease. It also helps you to see how well your body responds to treatments for various conditions. Visit Premier Clinic to have a consultation with our aesthetic doctors to treat your skin problem today. Do talk to our doctors for a consultation to learn if there any other tests or treatments need to ensure your optimal health.
Alternatively, you may come to any of our clinics in Bangsar, TTDI, Mont Kiara, Puchong, and KL City to make an appointment. Please contact us for further information:
Call: +6012-662-5552 (Malay/English)
Call: +6012-773-2074 (Chinese speaking)