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Back Acne and its treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you
User :   Well , i had this back acne problem for several years now .. have tried lots of treatment have tired homeopathic too but it comes back again , so wanted to know what is the best way to go about it
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
I will help you in this
Doctor :  
Can i ask few questions
User :   thank you , sure please go on
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
wats your age
User :   25
User :   i will be 26 in couple of months
Doctor :   Since how many days do you have this
User :   i would say around 7-8 years now
User :   or may be more
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
did you take any allopathic treatment for it
User :   yes lot of times in past
User :   nothing helped and even if something helped a bit ..it came back when i left the treatment
User :   but it wasnt like i got any concrete improvement from any treatment till date
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :   Hi
User :   anybody there?
User :   hi
Doctor :  
are you back ?
User :   yes but i dont know what happened last time
Doctor :  
there is some technical issue
User :   okay
Doctor :  
thats the reason the system is very slow
Doctor :  
Please proceed
User :   okay can you please help me with my problem ?
Doctor :   i will help your in your qeury
User :   ah okay so are you different doctor from the one i was talking to you is it?
Doctor :   where exactly the the acne is ?
User :   all across the back
Doctor :  
Ok
User :   pimples and redness
Doctor :  
is it red or black
User :   red
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
do yu have any ithching
User :   no
Doctor :  
i will give few good tips to over come it
Doctor :  
1. Clindac gel (clindamycin) gel
Doctor :   apply it 3-4 times a day for 10 days
User :   ok
Doctor :   are you allergic to any ointment

Doctor :  
or gel
User :   i am not sure of , i think i am allergic to anti biotics though like its starts getting red if i take excessive anti biotics
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
then its better to avoid clindac gel
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Use DERIVA- C
Doctor :  
this will really help you
Doctor :  
and clear all the acne over the back
User :   how many times i should use that?
Doctor :   first clean the back region with normal water
Doctor :  
with cotton
Doctor :  
and then you need to apply it atleast 3 times a day
Doctor :  
not to over use or over apply it
User :   and in what time i would be able to see the difference
Doctor :   you need apply it for 7- 10 days
Doctor :  
and you can see the result after a week
Doctor :  
next is step 2 treatment
User :   any known side effects ?
Doctor :  
after this acne is healed it will live
Doctor :  
some scars, so you need to use another ointment
Doctor :  
this will be after using Deriva C
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Deriva C can cause mild itching
User :   ok
Doctor :  
and mild burning sensation
Doctor :  
other than that no side effects
User :   ok please continue with step 2
Doctor :  
yes i will
Doctor :  
Retino A 0.025 % cream to be used in the nite only
Doctor :  
over the back region
Doctor :  
this cream to applied for 1 week only
User :   okay
Doctor :  
after this 2 steps your pimples will clear
Doctor :  
i want to give some diet tips also
User :   please
Doctor :  
1. Avoid oily and fatty foods
Doctor :  
mainly cheese, butter, panner and ghee
User :   actually i do gym so i am on gym diet like boiled eggs and all
User :   only once a while i eat from outside
Doctor :   2. avoid ice creams and chocolate
Doctor :  
yes boiled egg is ideal
Doctor :  
you can go for it
User :   I wanted to ask something may i?
Doctor :  
mainly reduce carbonated drinks like pepsi and coke
Doctor :  
Please proceed i am there to help you
User :   can excessive tea effect anything?
Doctor :  
yes tea and coffee will increase the acne
Doctor :  
so once in a day is fine
Doctor :  
not more that
User :   okay
User :   with sugar or without ? or either of it would be fine for once?
Doctor :  
with sugar is fine not a problem
Doctor :  
consume more amount of green leafy vegetables
User :   and does Milk product has anything to do with acne?
Doctor :  
fresh fruits juices
Doctor :   Skimmed milk is better than ordinary milk
Doctor :  
skimmed milk is available in market
User :   actually after all those treatments i never got an answer what is the cause of this severe back achne
User :   yes thats part of my gym diet
Doctor :  
you can go for it
Doctor :  
Ok let explain this to you
User :   so can you please let me know why i am getting this severe acne
User :   yes please
Doctor :  
Acne is mainly because of male sex hormones
Doctor :  
In teenage the hormone testosterone is high
Doctor :  
this along with increased sweat glands will cause acne
Doctor :  
which soap do you use for bathing ?
User :   so does having sex or mastrubation has anything to do with acne?
User :   i use dove
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Use Dermadue soap
Doctor :  
its very good for acne
User :   is it available at medical store normally?
Doctor :  
yes its available in medical shop
Doctor :  
Now to worry
Doctor :  
Be relaxed
Doctor :  
this treatment will help u more
Doctor :   wish you a good health
User :   okay and after this treatment do i have to continue it regularly like what are chances of it to come back?
Doctor :   Please fill the feed back from and comment box
Doctor :   No need of regular treatment
Doctor :  
its a course
User :   and i think you missed out on one question
Doctor :  
only for those days i have mentioned
User :   like does sex or mastrubation has anything to do with acne?
User :   okay thank you for assistance i hope it works out this time
Doctor :  
Have you filled the feed back form
User :   yes
Doctor :  
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