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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Acne
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   i got a quick query. i have an oily skin. i often get acnes and when they go off, it leaves a black mark on the skin
User :   so, over a period of time, there are few dark spots on my face
Doctor :   your age

User :   it is not be noted that most often, i get acnes mostly on my nose....im assuming its probably because of more oil formation there
User :   my age is 26
Doctor :  
How long do you have this problem
User :   its been a few years....say last 6 years
Doctor :  
is it only the black marks or it there any scar marks
Doctor :  
is it filled with pus or solid ?
Doctor :  
does it pain
User :   its no more ther....its currently only black spots
User :   when it comes, yes ther is pain...
Doctor :  
is it only on the face or do you have it on the shoulders and back
Doctor :  
do you have dandruff?
User :   i usualy apply beclomethasone dipropionate, gentamicin and clotrimazole cream
User :   i dont get that on my shoulders or back
User :   i used to have dandruff
Doctor :  
you have to stop that cream
User :   but, i use all clear shampoo and it has stopped
Doctor :  
acne usually heals without scarring
User :   k
Doctor :  
until it is manipulated
Doctor :  
or using the creams as you mentioned
User :   so, best treatment is not to do any treatment
Doctor :  
ia m sure you have not consulted a doctor
User :   no
Doctor :  
now you
Doctor :   can follow this advice
User :   ok
Doctor :  
but let me where are you now
User :   okay
Doctor :  
then you can purchase a clindamycin cream one application in the morning
User :   even if I dont have any acnes now?
Doctor :  
and Benzoyl peroxide 2.5% in the night
Doctor :  
only on the leisons and pigmentation
Doctor :  
and you have to consult cosmetology
Doctor :  
after acne reduces to get rid of pigmentation
User :   whats the treatment to get rid of black spots
User :   I mean....do I consult a cosmetologist for some laser treatment or so?
Doctor :  
depigmenting agents are available in the market but it takes long tme
Doctor :  
the best is chemical peel done by a cosmetologist
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
if the pigmentation is very deep with scarring then only laser is advised
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
all these procedures are done under direct supervision of an cosmetologist supervision.
User :   Ok
Doctor :  
if not the first two mentioned creams are sufficinet to control acne and to some extent pigmentation
User :   Ok, thanks
Doctor :  
any other quries
Doctor :  
quiries?
User :   thats about it
Doctor :  
then please fill the feedback form
User :   I have done than
User :   that*
Doctor :  
thank you
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