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Hyperpigmentation during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   thanku doc
User :   actually i hav black spots on my face
Doctor :   ok
User :   i wanna know how can i remove all these easily
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   where?
Doctor :   just type them here
User :   ok
User :   26 female
User :   doiong job
User :   delhi
User :   married
Doctor :   ok
User :   plz tell me
Doctor :   since when did you have them?
User :   from last 2 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have acne?
Doctor :   pimples?
User :   no i dont hav only black spots
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what size are they?
User :   large size on my cheeks an on nose it is of small size
Doctor :   is it the size of a pinhead?
User :   means?? sorry
Doctor :   do you have pimples also on your face?
User :   n
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the most cammon cause is sunburn
Doctor :   how big are the spots on your cheeks?
User :   ya but
Doctor :   a rough estimate?
User :   large
Doctor :   as large as a rupee coin or larger?
User :   larger
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are they increasing in size?
User :   ya
Doctor :   have they recently changed color?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are they uniform black?
Doctor :   and raised like a birth mole?
User :   no
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   dull black
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   is it more like a pigmentation?
User :   ya
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest that you avoid sun exposure
User :   these r ven i was pregnant
Doctor :   use only herbal or natural soaps
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually i m doing job that why i cant do
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when did you have youir delivery?
User :   last july
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the spots may be due to a condition called chloasma
Doctor :   thats hyperpigmentation during
Doctor :   pregnancy
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   are you taking any medications?
Doctor :   now?
User :   only weakness is there
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   not much
Doctor :   were you taking birth control pills before?
User :   no never
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   this can be treated with drugs
User :   wat type of drugs?
Doctor :   but pigment takes a long time to resolve
User :   ohh
Doctor :   so you have to use treatment for a prolonged period
Doctor :   of time
User :   ok how much
Doctor :   also these drugs are prescription besed
Doctor :   that depends
Doctor :   these drugs cannot be given by us
User :   ok any idea
Doctor :   online
Doctor :   for your own safety
User :   ok
Doctor :   hence i suggest that you consult a good dermatologist
User :   ok
Doctor :   and discuss the various treatment options
Doctor :   available
User :   okay
Doctor :   and which suits you best
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   ya
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   no thanku i just wanna ask my dark spots problem
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye for now
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service

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