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Have oily skin and pimple on face. Suggest any effective cure - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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Doctor:Good afternoon
User:I am having pimples on my face andits very oily, I have tried all sorts of creams but never been helpful
User:good aftrenoon
User:Can u suggest me anything
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:I have lot of pores and scars
Doctor:I understand
Doctor:Firstly, is there active pimple too?
Doctor:For the active pimples -
Doctor:try persol 2 % ointment
Doctor:You should use this on the affected areas of pimples
Doctor:It will help in clearing the pimples away
User:sorry ok
User:will it make the skin dry and peel
User:is the name of the cream persol
Doctor:Apply it only on the pimples
Doctor:Yes, it is PERSOL
Doctor:Use adapalene lotion in the night only
Doctor:To keep the moisture in
User:adapalene i have tried
Doctor:Any skin preparation needs 3 weeks continued application to show any improvement
User:i was under the treatment of Dr, XXXXXXX Sachdev and even tried tablet sotret , but that gave me lot of side effects
Doctor:Have you tried it for 3 weeks minimum?
User:yes for long time i have tried
Doctor:After a month of using Persol, you can try Mederma skin cream for acne to get rid of the marks and scars
Doctor:Do not worry it adapalene didn't work for you
Doctor:Wash your face as much as possible
Doctor:As and when you can
Doctor:This will clear any dust on your face
Doctor:Stay away from oily and spicy food
Doctor:You should be fine soon
User:i will try persol and check
Doctor:Do not touch your face with fingers
User:i have one more query related to gyno
Doctor:Also, do not let others touch your face too due to cross contamination
Doctor:Please proceed
User:i have severe white discharge and i am using pantyliners but by evening i feel i am not fresh
Doctor:It is a common problem among women
Doctor:Did you try any medication for this?
Doctor:The most common causes are fungal infection
User:some time back, a doctor gave me some medicines for infection
User:but it dint reduce
Doctor:You must get examined by a Gynecologist and undergo another treatment course
User:she also gave me a shampoo kind of for cleaning, which i used
Doctor:There may be a new infection now
Doctor:Is the white discharge foul smelling?
Doctor:Is it curdy like?
User:it smells
Doctor:You may need anti-fungal like clotrimazole
Doctor:This is a prescription drug
Doctor:You need to consult your gynecologist for this
Doctor:But it helps alot
User:cant i take from the medical store
Doctor:No, it needs a doctor's prescription
User:how do i need to take them
Doctor:This can be prescribed as an ointment or as a pessary or even as a tablet
Doctor:That is why, you need to consult the doctor
User:i will XXXXXXX doctore tomorrow
Doctor:That will be wise
User:thanks doctore for your advice
Doctor:Thank you for consulting me
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you with?
User:no thankyou so much
User:u were very helpful
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:and get well soon
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