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Allergy evoking recurring cough, cold, acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you?
User :   hello?
Doctor :  
please proceed with your health query
User :   actually, i dont know what the illness is called but i generally have a cold and irritation, ringing of the ear in the morning when i get up
User :   is it an allergy?
Doctor :  
ok
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What is your age?
User :   26
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Since how long you have this problem?
User :   3-4 years
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Where do you have the cold and irritation?
User :   where, as in?
Doctor :   Is it nose, or whole body ?
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Is it in the ear?
User :   nose
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Do you sneeze frequently for number of times in the morning?
User :   yes
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Do you have runny nose then?
User :   for a bit
Doctor :   Does this happen all round the year or only winter months like these?
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Are you with me?
User :   yes
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Doctor :   Ok
User :   i think it happens all around the year
Doctor :   Ok do you have skin problems too?

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like rashes, itching etc?
User :   not really
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Ok
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This cause could probably be an allergic reaction
User :   allergic to what?
Doctor :   Allergic to dust / cold / pollen etc

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For a permanent solution to this problem
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one has to know the allergen causing this
User :   oh but i have a bit of skin problem on the face
Doctor :  
It can be made out with some patch tests done by ENT / Immunologist
User :   inflammation
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What problem do you have on the face, can you describe about it?
User :   it gets red.. with the boils...
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Ok
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How many boils do you have?
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Do they pain / pus
User :   few on either cheek
User :   pus
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Do they recur after few days of cure?
Doctor :   Is this the first time you see the boil kind of problem on cheek?

User :   NO
User :   IT HAPPENS OFTEN
User :   is it because of shaving?
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Do they recur after few days of cure?
Doctor :   Do you see them after a day or two of shaving?
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Are you with me?
User :   yes
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Are you engaged in some work?
User :   it recurs often
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Do you wish to chat with me when free?
User :   i dont know if it is only after shaving or not
User :   but it happens often
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   is there a medicine for this?
Doctor :  
With the problem you mentioned I could think of pimples ( acne ) as the cause
User :   how do u cure that
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Let me help you with a regimen
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Acne is a condition which requires long treatment
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they come and cure but recur back
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so be patient
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do not get into a stress mode because of them
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Do not pick them and never shave in that area
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they cause more problems
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and in future hole and scars on the cheeks
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Did you follow?
User :   oh
User :   ok
User :   but is there any tablet
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DO not touch them with bare hands
User :   or cream?
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Yes
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Take down these
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1) PERSOL GEL once in the every night after a face wash
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2) Use SUNBAN sun screen in the morning on the entire face
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Do not use PERSOL in the morning as they cause redness in the sun
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3) ACNIL soap for face wash
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After you apply the soap, leave it with the foam for 2 minutes before you wash the face
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Did you follow?
User :   yes
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Use this for one month and follow up with me
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Do not scrub the face
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Just mild soap with ACNIL
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not more than three times a dy
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day
User :   ok
User :   i will do that
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No shaving over the areas, No touching the pimples except during face wash
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I hope you followed me well
User :   is there any food to avoid
User :   how does it start
Doctor :  
Restrict the fried foods
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Acne apparently has no reason
User :   oh
Doctor :  
Proper skin care regimen is all one needs
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Study shows that person who has regular exercise and balanced diet have less chances of acne
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Stress in the life flares up the acne
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avoid stressful situations
User :   oh ok
User :   will try that
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Did you follow what I said? Please get back to me in case of doubts
User :   ok i will
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   may i know your name pleasE?
Doctor :   Dr.Mazumdar
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User :   OK
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