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Face getting darker due to sunburn - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I hlp you?
Doctor :   r u thr?
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   ok
User :   need ur help
User :   i need a dermatologist
Doctor :   of course
Doctor :  
User :   let me briefly tell my background
User :   my face is gtng darker
Doctor :   ok
User :   just my face
User :   rest of the body is ok
Doctor :   How old are you and what work do you do?
User :   and sometimes its itches me a lot
User :   28
Doctor :   ok

User :   working in a recruiting company
Doctor :   id it uniform or in patches...
User :   patches
Doctor :   the color change?
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes its darker..
Doctor :   how m long has it been sice the problem started?
User :   more than 4 yrs
User :   i hve consulted a doc
User :   he sd its sun burn
Doctor :   have you taken any medicine?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was he a dermat?
User :   afer tat no treatment
User :   yes
Doctor :   did your skin- peel off when this problem started?
User :   yes
Doctor :   4 yrs back?
Doctor :   ok
User :   no
Doctor :   It might have been sunburn if your skin peeled off
Doctor :   but the color returns to normal in a case of sunburn most often
Doctor :   You might most probably have a problem called melasma- which is rare in men
Doctor :   r u thr?

Doctor :   Exposure to the sun makes it worse- once it starts
User :   yes sir my ineternet is dwn
User :   due 2 power failure
Doctor :   ok- no probs
User :   but nw its ok
User :   yaa
User :   once i go out
User :   my face looks v dark
Doctor :   the treatment includes topical application creams
Doctor :   But proctection from the sun is very important
User :   yes i protect wearing a cap

User :   n i dnt go out in the sun
Doctor :   Since it has been 4 years since it started, you need to see a dermatologist- he will suggest

User :   ok....can u sgeest some hoem remeides
Doctor :   the most appropriate after examining your skin
Doctor :   because you have the problem in patches, it is better you avoid any home treatment
Doctor :   until the cause is diagnosed
User :   ok

User :   whos the best doctor 2 consult in bangalore
User :   shoudnt be tat expensive
Doctor :   there are lots of good dermats

Doctor :   which area are you n?
User :   marathalli...
Doctor :   will call you to help you out further or you can call him- the consultation
User :   some clsoe by palces will be gud
User :   ok
Doctor :   will not be very expensive
User :   ok
User :   url...pls of the hospital
Doctor :   I dont know the url

Doctor :   but it is the best equipped hospital in this area
Doctor :   if you want to go to a different area
Doctor :   I can
User :   ok thks
Doctor :   suggest other hospitals
User :   sure
Doctor :   they have good dermatology department s
Doctor :   * apollo
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no tks...sir
User :   hv a nice day
Doctor :   you too
User :   by
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