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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   having been sick yesterday i now have lots of small dark spots over my face. Especially bad around my eyes and on my face around my chin. I felt a lot of pressure in my face while i was being sick and could well have caused this. Do you know what this could be?
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read the query and pl give me a couple of minutes
User :   sure thing
Doctor :   Can you describe me about your sickness in the form of symptoms?
User :   skin is smooth. very slighty swollen around the eyes
User :   the sickness was after too much alcohol the night before
Doctor :   Do you think the spots appeared suddenly and nothing the day earlier?
User :   yes, i have had this before immediately after i have been sick but this is especially bad. the pressure in my face from reching when i was being sick was notice
User :   noticeably bad
Doctor :   A bout of alcohol can have a sick
Doctor :   make you sick and can have a swollen bags under the eye
Doctor :   The appearance of dark spots suddenly should be checked
User :   i'm not concerned about why i was sick. more concerned about the spots uncer my yes and whether they are common when someone is straining to be sick
Doctor :   Are you stressed out on something else?
Doctor :   Sleepless nights, excessive working hours
User :   not stressed about anything at the moment
Doctor :   Dark spots around the eyes can be of few reasons like this
Doctor :   1) Allergy with frequent runny nose
Doctor :   2) Sleeplessness
Doctor :   for less than 8 hours a day
Doctor :   3) Familial or genetic
Doctor :   4) Increased venous engorgement under the eyes
User :   i did not have any spots before being sick and immediately after being sick they appeared
Doctor :   Ok, I would safely suggest you to use an over the counter depigmentation cream
User :   ok
Doctor :   which has Hydroquinone in it
User :   i'll try that
User :   thx
Doctor :   the other thing is a Salicylic acid
Doctor :   They are safe
Doctor :   Did you follow what I just said?
Doctor :   Do you have any more questions on it
User :   ys yunderstoof
User :   yes understood thanks
Doctor :   Pleasure here
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me here
Doctor :   Bye for now
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