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Revisiting the advancement with painless microneedles for the diagnosis and treatment of dermal infections: A review

  • Popat Mohite
  • Meenakshi Patel
  • Abhijeet Puri
  • Anil Pawar
  • Sudarshan Singh
  • Bhupendra Prajapati

Abstract

Dermal infections present a major health risk and challenge in clinical and community settings. Painful procedures are often involved in conventional diagnostic and treatment methods, causing patient discomfort and non-compliance. Pain-free and minimally invasive approaches are offered by microneedles as a promising technology for the diagnosis and mitigation of dermal infections. The focus of this paper is on the advancements and approaches to fabricating painless microneedles for the mitigation and diagnosis of dermal infections. Microneedles provide a painless and minimally invasive option compared to traditional techniques. Additionally, it emphasizes incorporating sensing technologies to diagnose infections. Microneedles that don't cause pain could change dermatology practices by offering patient-friendly and effective solutions for diagnosing and managing dermal infections. The article covers regulatory concerns, scalability, and cost-effectiveness, stressing the necessity for additional research and development for implementing this technology in clinical settings. The significance of painless microneedles in improving patient comfort, adherence, and early detection of dermal infections is emphasized. In conclusion, the invention of pain-free microneedles is notable progress in preventing and diagnosing skin infections. The successful implementation of painless microneedles has the potential to revolutionize dermatology practices, enabling effective and patient-friendly approaches for the management and diagnosis of dermal infections.

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Mohite, P. ., Patel, M., Puri, A. ., Pawar, A. ., Singh, S. ., & Prajapati, B. . (2023). Revisiting the advancement with painless microneedles for the diagnosis and treatment of dermal infections: A review. Nanofabrication, 8. https://doi.org/10.37819/nanofab.8.332

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