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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help u?
User :   hi doctor
User :   i want to cht with a dermatologist am i true
Doctor :   Yes tell me
User :   i am suffering with a skin problem i.e., when my skin exposes to sun some black marks on my face occured
User :   i searched google i and came to know that it is melasis is it true?
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:

User :   28,employee,unmarried

User :   i was suuferring since 10 yrs
User :   there r some balck patches on my face i.e., forehead,nose.cheeks.
Doctor :   You seem to be suffering from melanosis
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   But without a physical examination I cannot say for sure
Doctor :   There are various reasons for hyperpigmentation
User :   i had used some medicines like melalite,retin_o,flutivate ointments
User :   i want to consult a doctor can u suggest me to whom to visit
Doctor :   Did you consult a dermatolgist
User :   yes
Doctor :   Nowadays there are various treatments like Microdermabrasion, ACid peels etc
User :   they said to me not to expose to sun and keep sunscreen lotions
Doctor :   Yes you have to use a sunscreen twice a day
Doctor :   Morning and afternoon
User :   can u help me in this regard
User :   i am not going to sun expose but still it is not going
Doctor :   Also you should keep out of the sun between 12 0 clock to 3 o co\lock

Doctor :   clock
User :   i am not seeing the sun at all

Doctor :   Ok. Which area do you live in

User :   i am staying and i am ready to consult any doctor in the city

Doctor :   Since how many years are you facing this
User :   since 1996

User :   i had visited so many dermatologists and i am using the cousre also but still it is not curing

Doctor :   Has it worsened since then
User :   no
User :   whenever i use the medicines it seems that it is reduced but after some time it comes to the previous stage
Doctor :   We will call you with the details
Doctor :   Can I confirm you number
User :   0000

Doctor :   Ok. One of our team of doctors will get back to you with the details
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   when can i expect a call?
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