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Darkening of upper lip - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hi can i talk to a dermatologist
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner, I believe I can help you within my expertise and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   i have a dark upper lip
User :   i have trid using neostrata pigment lightening gel but it hasnt helped
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   i have a wheatish complexion
User :   32yrs, female, working married , one dependants
User :   hello??
Doctor :   did you try any peeong measures
Doctor :   peeling
User :   no i have never tried peeling
User :   i use a scrub once a week
User :   that too sometimes seems to be too harch for my skin
Doctor :   scrub can damage your skin at times
Doctor :   and can irritaate
Doctor :   the area further leading ot more damage
Doctor :   What was the causer of the pigmentation
User :   i have always had it - it looks liek i ahve a ligth moustache - sometimes its there and soemtimes its not
User :   some days or weeks it doesnt show and sometimes it looks bad
User :   even though i dont have very thick upper lip hair
Doctor :   since it is for long time i sugges tyou go for dermabrasion treatment or laser by a cosmetologist
User :   before i do that , is there any sunscreen or cream i can use
Doctor :   you had already used it and it wont be effective further
Doctor :   and it is waste of money
User :   ok will go for dermaabrasion
Doctor :   Please confirm the detais
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
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User :   i am currently using spectraban and lacto calamine - shoudl i stop
User :   yes these are my details
Doctor :   You continue
Doctor :   butsee the cosmetologist
Doctor :   as early
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
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