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Acne with pigmentation problem - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi Doc
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   I am 24 years old.
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   Last 3 years I am having acne problem.
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   now this became a pigmentation on my face
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   I have used acne creams & cosmetics for reduce and remove the pigmentation and pimples.
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   But no improvement. I have visited a doctor too.
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   He advised me to apply a cream after washing the face in hot water.
User :   I used that medicine for 2to 3 months
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   it is temporily reduced but after stopped using that cream it improved again with big pimples
User :   Now I am not using any cream or oinment
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical problems?
Doctor :  
like diabetes, hypertension?
User :   But I am taking proper healthy food / water / oil less / no cholates + ice cream
Doctor :   Do you have any any allergic problems?
User :   Some times I have little bit tension in my job.
User :   but not always
User :   as of now I don't have any allergic pbm's
User :   Due do this lot of marks in my face.
User :   I want to remove this atleast now?
User :   become worst.. now
User :   r u there
Doctor :  
I shall help you
Doctor :   First you need to understand that acne is a chronic problem
Doctor :   That means it may not be completely cured.
Doctor :  
The measures that are tried are only to prevent acne from occuring.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
And what ever the treatment would be there would be recurrence if these treatment plans have stopped.
Doctor :   So you may have to continue the treatment that has helped you.
Doctor :  
In your case the dietary advise and the creams.
Doctor :  
If it is the demarkation that is troubling you,
Doctor :  
then you can try the various depigmentation products available in the market
User :   will it be possible you to advice a cream for remove this scraps & marks. Instead of reduce the pimples.
Doctor :   Or
Doctor :  
You can go for the a surgical cure
Doctor :  
You can get a derma abrasion therapy.
User :   Which one you prefer for a long time like my case
Doctor :   If the depigmentation or the ulcer like changes are very severe, then the surgical method would be the best.
User :   what is that therapy do? How long I will need to take that.
Doctor :  
You can get an examination done by a dermatologist and he after an examination would suggest if you need the procedure or to get it done by medical cteams.
Doctor :   Derma abrasion is a surgical procedure similar to a minor facial surgery.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   okay. If I am taking then How long I need to take rest.
User :   How much it cost?
Doctor :  
It is a simple procedure and may not require you to be on the bed completely.
Doctor :  
However a weeks period of rest can be taken to prevent infections.
Doctor :  
The cost of the procedure depends among different institutions.
User :   approximately
User :   please
Doctor :  
Hence it would be best to get the cost from the institution.
Doctor :  
It would be in thousands only.
Doctor :  
I mean thousand Indian Rupees.
User :   whether this will give a permanent solution or after some time I may need to do again?
User :   around 2000
Doctor :   Most of the time it is a permanent procedure.
Doctor :  
But the other measures of acne prevention may have to be taken.
User :   means
Doctor :   to prevent acne from occuring.
User :   so you mean to say this therapy is only for remove the marks
User :   is it right
Doctor :   Yes, it is mainly done for depigmentation and ulcer like residual affect following the acne.
User :   ru ther
User :   ok
Doctor :   Acne prevention methods have to be followed.
User :   can you suggest any temporary solution for this pigmentation now
User :   I can think about the therapy later. because I need to get leave saction and will take a month time
Doctor :   The temporary solution would be using the skin care products.
Doctor :  
The one which has helped you earlier can be tried.
Doctor :  
That would be a good one instead of using a new product.
Doctor :  
If you want to use a new product, then you may use
Doctor :  
Bright cream.
User :   I had used for acne only not for marks
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :  
Then you may try this BRIGHT Cream.
Doctor :  
They are easily available in the pharmacy.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
it is used for depigmentation.
User :   good
Doctor :  
Try these cream for atleast a month or two.
User :   okay
Doctor :   Also follow with good dietary habits.
User :   sure. I will do that
Doctor :  
Use of good source of Vitamin A is recommended.
User :   what about this face message, bleach..etc stuffs
User :   is it really helps
Doctor :  
That is to use food that are red colored stuff.
User :   I have tried this a while. But no result
Doctor :   I am not the right person to comment of facial massages.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
It may help in some.
User :   Thanks for your valuable sugestions.
Doctor :   As a doctor I can suggest use of a skin care product.
Doctor :  
With good diet habits
User :   okay
User :   I want to ask another question.
Doctor :  
you can also use a multivitamin substitutes too.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
Doctor :  
Please proceed with your query?
User :   My lips are very red compare to chin
User :   I am not smoking.
Doctor :   Is it some thing that has happened recently.
Doctor :  
Do you have any symptoms?
User :   no not now.
User :   earlier I was using Vasline.
User :   Due to that only I think
User :   BUt after that I stopped using that.
Doctor :   Since when have you noticed it.
User :   I was staying in the hill station very cool place So started usign that.
User :   long back
User :   around 2 years that looks like that only.
User :   My friends always comment on that
Doctor :  
The redness could be because of pigmentation.
User :   O
User :   god
Doctor :  
It is not of major concern if you do not have swelling or pain.
Doctor :  
So do not worry on that.
User :   No I don't have anything like that.
User :   Is there any chance to change it to black
User :   again?
User :   r u ther
Doctor :  
Stop using the vaseline as that tmay be the cause.
User :   I may need to do anything for change this. The thing is I am brown. So my lips are look so weird.
Doctor :  
It would return back to normal after a few some time.
Doctor :  
You may not need treatment for that.
User :   I stopped long back aroung 15 months before. When I came down I stopped using that.
Doctor :  
I had suggested that because the is no other medically treatment except for camouflaging by means of lipstick.
User :   When I go out, If some one looks at my face then they immediately make their lips wet through tonque, due to this problem
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   ya understood.
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
User :   this is my last one.
User :   Some times I fell burning sensation in my throat to stomach.
User :   normally before having lunch..
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   one or two in a week
Doctor :   For how long does these symptoms last?
User :   3 months
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :  
Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   If I quite my breakfast it starts at 11:30 AM other wise 1:30 PM
User :   I don't smoke but take alcohol occuctionsly.
User :   say fortnight once
Doctor :  
Ok.
Doctor :  
Your symptoms may be due to gastritis or acid reflux.
User :   Now I am having hair loss also
User :   how to avoid this
Doctor :   All your problems may be related to the stress that you endure every day.
User :   sometimes with stomcah pain
Doctor :  
Yes, stress can cause gastritis, hair loss and acne.
User :   BUt I don't have that much stress always
User :   r uther
Doctor :  
Apart from this the other measures suggested are.
Doctor :  
1. syp Mucaine Gel 2 Tsp before food thrice a day.
Doctor :  
2. avoid hot and spicy food.
Doctor :  
3. Reduce your coffee and tea consumption
Doctor :  
4. Be regular with your diet.
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5. Avoid going to the bed immediately after diet.
User :   ok
User :   is stress make our age faster?
User :   is it yoga helps on this?
Doctor :   6.Lastly be regular with your food habits.
User :   4 ^ 6 are same
Doctor :   I am sorry did not notice that.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Yes stress can increase the body hormones which can make you feel older.
User :   o god
Doctor :  
And yoga and meditation help in countering this stress.
User :   good
Doctor :  
You can follow them too.
User :   thanks
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
User :   when I think about girls or watching romatic scenes in tc
User :   v
User :   yes r u ther
Doctor :   Please proceed.
Doctor :  
I am here
Doctor :  
t seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have medical queries.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Please proceed.
User :   i get fluid in my penius
User :   is it harm
Doctor :  
That is normal phenomena
User :   why this change recently
Doctor :  
which occurs to every one.
User :   how to avoid this
User :   this is weird right
Doctor :  
Happens due to a reflex nervous action.
Doctor :  
And it is normal.
Doctor :  
It does not cause any harm.
User :   okay
Doctor :   You do not need treatment for this as this is completely normal.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
User :   but i have gone through a book. in that they mentioned this is due to masburation only.
User :   this is dangerous
Doctor :  
No.
User :   need to take action immedietly.
User :   is it harm doing hand job frequently?
Doctor :  
It is can happen in any stimulation that can cause sexual arousal.
Doctor :   There is no harm in doing hand jobs.
Doctor :  
Have you followed?
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
User :   When I wake up I can't move my legs or hands some time. I think it freezes.
User :   I have to wait some time to come normal. This happens thrice a week for me.
User :   This is due to vitamin pbm
Doctor :   No.
User :   any advice for this issue
Doctor :   It happens when the limb is place in a particular position for a long time while sleeping.
Doctor :  
Occurs due to as the blood circulation ceases and some may be due to nerve stimulation.
Doctor :   as the limb moves the circulation starts again and which helps in
User :   this has started recently only around 2 months
Doctor :  
regaining normal activity.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
It can happen when ever the limb is place in a single position for a long time.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Treatment is indicated only when there is permanent deficit in the function of the limb
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   I fell this might be vitamin pbm.can you advice vitamin pills name
User :   yes
Doctor :  
It is not due to any vitamin deficits.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
But nevertheless you can try tablet zincovit
Doctor :  
it has to be take one tablet a day.
User :   okay
Doctor :  
Do you have any other query?
User :   last one
Doctor :  
Please proceed.
User :   how to reduce white heads on nose and forehead.
User :   before chance to black heads
User :   r u ther
User :   I couldn't see the recent conversion in my window
Doctor :  
It seems you have moved out of the chat window. Please log in back if you have medical queries.
Doctor :   are you there??
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