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Alternate treatment for acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Acne
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   I have some queries regarding skin
Doctor :   ok
User :   what are the other ways of getting rid of acnes then taking antibiotics?
User :   Is chemical peeling helpful for acnes?
Doctor :   you can follow several conservative methods to get rid of acne
Doctor :   like a haelthy diet
Doctor :   with fruits and raw veggies
Doctor :   avoidance of junk, oily and spicy food
Doctor :   excess coffee or tea
Doctor :   also regular cleaning of face with a glycerine based soap
Doctor :   3-4 times a day
Doctor :   avoidance of pollution
Doctor :   and avoiding harsh chemicals
Doctor :   on the face
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   yes i am
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is chemical peeling helpful in getting rid of acnes?
User :   I have tried all these but in vain
Doctor :   its not a temporary measure
Doctor :   i suggest that you use
Doctor :   GNC VITAMIN E,A and D CREAM
Doctor :   One application after face wash, minimum of 3 months
Doctor :   its a GNC pharma product
User :   is this the name of the cream?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   its a natural supplement
User :   Is it one cream with all the 3 vitamins?
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   That's right.
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   I am using benzoil peroxide these days.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   we will also send you a document on acne
Doctor :   calamine lotion helps to relieve the scars of acne
User :   whenever i take ezythromycin, it fades off then comes back
User :   how about taking some vitamin tablets?
User :   U didnt answer my question
Doctor :   they also help
User :   Is chemical peeling helpful in getting rid of aces?
Doctor :   as i told you its a temporary method
Doctor :   the acne comes back after sometime
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   i have read that taking antibiotics in long run will harm u. Is that true?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   excessive use of antibiotics is harmful
User :   so what should be done?
Doctor :   they can lead to several side effects in the long run
User :   i have heard that Retin A is good for skin
Doctor :   try the cream i gave you
User :   ok
User :   where can i get it from?
Doctor :   Retin A should not be used without a prescription
User :   shd i stop using benzoyl peroxide?
Doctor :   you can buy it online from
Doctor :   if its helping you it can be continued
Doctor :   or one of GNC members will call you
User :   fine
Doctor :   or email you regarding the necessary details
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   May i know whom i am talking to ?
Doctor :   anything else?
Doctor :   I have to close this window since there is no response from your side, please get back to us if you need further medical advice. We are available from 9AM to 9PM IST everyday.
User :   ok
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