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Dark facial skin after pimple treatment - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi, may i ask ur name pls
User :   myself XXXXXXXX 25yr, unmarried, student, i had a pimple on my face but it is not now but my facial skin became darker
Doctor :   ok
User :   than my body skin what should i do.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
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User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   25yr, male, student, unmarried, dependent only for this yr.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this problem?
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User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   from last five years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   to reduce the pigmentation
Doctor :   you should avoid sunlight
Doctor :   between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Doctor :   Wear tightly woven clothing that covers your arms and legs
Doctor :   Use sunscreen frequently and liberally
Doctor :   Apply sunscreen liberally 30 minutes before going outdoors and reapply about every two hours.
Doctor :   Use it even on cloudy or hazy days. UV rays can penetrate cloud cover.
Doctor :   30 spf sunscreen is preferable
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Doctor :   hi
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User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   so what do u think i don't need the medicament
Doctor :   you can use the sunscreen to prevent further tanning
Doctor :   there is no treatment as such to lighten skin complexion
Doctor :   there are creams that are available but their efficacy is not proven
Doctor :   avoiding sun exposure is by far the only proven
Doctor :   \method
Doctor :   anything else?
Doctor :   also eat a healthy diet
User :   i m suffering from sneezing, rhinorrhoea, headache
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   it is frequently occuring
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.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any cough?
Doctor :   fever?
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.
Doctor :   r u there?
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