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Having lots of pimple. Tried many treatments. Not cured. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Jun-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
User:hi doctor
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i had some queries regarding my sister could u pls help me over it
Doctor:Sure, please proceed with your query.
User:she has got lots of pimples from past 3 years
User:she is just 16 years old.we tried many treatments but nothing were helpful
User:could u please guide us over it
User:her skin is very oily and her pimples are leaving black marks
Doctor:There are certain things she will have to take care about.
Doctor:She can use a face wash for cleaning the face.
Doctor:That would help in reducing the oily nature.
User:she tried tat but tat is also not helping her
Doctor:A non alcohol based toner can be used after that.
User:can u suggest some brand for tat?
Doctor:I am not sure of the brands in fact.
Doctor:Sorry about it.
Doctor:Moisturisers she uses should be water based.
Doctor:She should never try to open up the pimples with hand.
Doctor:Further, if more pimples are appearing and are getting infected, she will need antibiotics.
User:she used antibiotics yet not helpful
Doctor:It is the care which is more important than the medication.
Doctor:Keep the face clean always.
Doctor:If the pimples are more, a dermatologist need to be consulted.
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:ok thank u doctor
Doctor:Hope I have been of help to you.
Doctor:Is there anything else I could assist you with?
User:Yes.i had 1 more query for my father
Doctor:Please proceed.
User:he has pain in his knee and he get some cracking sound while he moves his knees
User:he is 56 years old
User:can u pls guide ov it
User:over it
Doctor:Is he on any medication?
Doctor:Is he having any other conditions like, Diabetes, High blood pressure or High cholesterol?
User:nothing doctor
Doctor:Is he having any swelling in the knees?
Doctor:Ok. With age, there is always degeneration which takes place in our body.
Doctor:There may be some degenerative changes which is taking place in his knees.
Doctor:Like, the soft bones (Cartilages) might be breaking down slowly, or maybe the fluid which helps in easy movement of the joint is reduced.
User:ok any suggestions on tat doctor?
Doctor:First we will have to find out what is happening in the joint.
Doctor:You will need an X-ray of the knees to be taken, and blood tests to be done.
Doctor:X-ray will show if any decrease in the joint space is there.
User:will do tat doctor
Doctor:And the blood tests will show if degenerative conditions are there.
User:ya doctor will get tat done thank u soo much doctor
Doctor:For that, you will first need to consult an Orthopaedic Surgeon.
Doctor:Hope my suggestions have helped you.
User:ya very much...thank u sooo much have a nice day Bye
Doctor:Is there anything else I could help you on?
User:no doctor thank u
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Have a nice day.
User:Have a nice day Bye
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