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Acne on cheek, beside nose - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   have post acne marks on my cheeks, beside nose? How to reduce by cream?
Doctor :   Hi
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User :   hello
Doctor :   Let me read what you have typed.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Since when do you have these marks? Have the acne been reduced now?
User :   I have these from several years, say 5 to 6 years, gradually it reduces and again it comes back
User :   I have a white skin and the red patches on my skin looks very odd.
Doctor :   Acne can be due to many reasons as oily food intake
User :   I sont take too much oily food
Doctor :   Also too much sebum secretion

User :   anything to reduce it?
Doctor :   For reducing the marks you can apply Kojic Acid ointment twice a day.
Doctor :   Also the acne which you have they are solid or pus filled?

Doctor :   Are you there?

User :   yes
Doctor :   Also the acne which you have they are solid or pus filled?

User :   some are solid, aome pus filled
User :   I have dry skin
Doctor :   1)Apply ointment Clindamycin on them twice daily.

User :   I have marks of the acne on my skin
Doctor :   2)Wash face with tea tree oil twice a day.
User :   I often get pipmles, which wil remain for long time?
Doctor :   3)For the marks i have explained you to apply Kojic Acid ointment twice a day.

Doctor :   4)Have fruits and veggies in diet.

Doctor :   5)Drink lots of water.
Doctor :   5)Apply face pack of Multani Mutti once a week
User :   Ok. I live in aplace where there is much dust, is that affecting my face?
Doctor :   Dust can cause them to aggravate. Avoid exposure to sun and pollution.
User :   ok.
Doctor :   6)Use sunscreen and lactocalamine before going out.
User :   Once I had been to Doctor for my allergic treatment (Dermatitis on eyes), Doctor advised me to use, glycovera cream on marks post acne, I have not tried.
User :   Hello Doc
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   It is kind of exfoliating cream.

Doctor :   Since your skin is already dry it will make it more dry.
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   7)A mixture of tea tree oil and almond oil is also found effective in treating acne scars. Apply it daily on the scars.
User :   marks on my face, I mean to say they are like red spots
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   8)Apply lemon juice with cotton ball on these marks and leave for 10 minutes.
Doctor :   Do it daily
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   Acne scars take long time to heal as the layers are to be healed. Also new upcoming pimples also are to be controlled.
User :   Ok.
Doctor :   9)Take Vitamin E capsule daily once for few months.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?

Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, we are available 24/7 please get back to us if you need further medical advice

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