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Home remedies for dark circles - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Dr. Pls let me know how to reduce dark circles with home remidies
User :   since i dont have even colour on myface
Doctor :   you have dark circles around your eyes?
User :   yes
Doctor :   what all have you tried till date?
User :   nothing Dr.
Doctor :   have you tried slices of cucumber placed on the eyes?
User :   once in a while i do that but i dont get any result
Doctor :   even sliced potatos are helpful
Doctor :   you have to leave the slices on for around 20 mins
User :   is it raw potatos
Doctor :   yup
Doctor :   thin slice of potato
User :   ok, i will try that Dr.
User :   and one more problem i want to ask you
Doctor :   yes xxxx
User :   around my sides of thies there is balck colour, and allways itching and the skin layer will come out if i scarch it, what to do
Doctor :   how long has it been there?
User :   from many years
Doctor :   is it on the inside of the thigh or outside?
User :   it is just near my vagaina
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   25 yrs
User :   unmarried
User :   xxxx
User :   xxxx, india
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does the tiching increase or decrease at any time of day?
Doctor :   *itching
User :   itching willl not be there for all the day, but the skinn will get peel, when i go to toilet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this could be a fungal infection xxxx
Doctor :   have you tried any medication for this?
User :   no, it it gets more itching i will just apply coconut oil
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   first of all try to keep the area very dry
Doctor :   every time you take bath or wash the area, make sure that you dry the area thoroughly
User :   ok
Doctor :   and please consult a dermatologist for specific medications
Doctor :   he may prescribe some ointments to you
User :   can you suggest any ointments
Doctor :   however before prescribing any ointments
Doctor :   you need to be examined
Doctor :   you could go to a lady dermatologist for more comfort
User :   i have read in some book, that Dr. Reddys has some ointment for this but i really dont remember the name
Doctor :   please go to our home page and search for a dermatologist closest to yur area
User :   i want to cure this because next month i am getting married
Doctor :   I would recommend that you should not apply any ointment before getting the lesion checked
Doctor :   ok congrats on your wedding
Doctor :   but please get physically examined by a dermatologist
Doctor :   before taking any ointment
Doctor :   ok?
User :   Thanks, ok, doctor i will do that, and as you said i will try to keep the area dry
Doctor :   yes please do that
Doctor :   take care
User :   Thank you very much for your kind advice,
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