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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Can any of the treatments in Your hospital remove my facial blemishes?
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   We are an online firm
Doctor :   Not an hospital
Doctor :   I can rather suggest some hospitals if you wish
Doctor :   And some home remedies too
User :   can i first ask some queries
User :   of mine???????
Doctor :   Ok proceed
User :   i hav mild acne blemishes on my face
User :   m taking a treatment at my place including chemical peels
Doctor :   Your age? and since when do you face the issue
User :   my age is 19
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i am facing dis prob frm d past 2 yrs
Doctor :   At your age it common for acne to occur
Doctor :   It more related to hormonal surges
User :   its not exactly acne, dese r acne blemishes
User :   wch r left behind
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   That what i meant
User :   i dont thnk dat chemical peels r wrkng any gud
Doctor :   The two main reasons for acne are one excess oily production and hormonal surge
User :   so i thot dat if i go to apollo hospital
Doctor :   chemical peels will only give temproary effects
Doctor :   Not permenant cure
User :   wat treatments do i have over dere to get rid of dem?
Doctor :   There are no such treatments to get rid of them
Doctor :   Rather will help reducing and prevent further occurance
Doctor :   They blemishes will slowly dissappear
User :   they aren't occuring anymore
User :   and i didnt have any on my face before
User :   i was made to live under hostile conditions
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So let me suggest some home remedies
User :   dermabrasion, microdermabrasion
User :   dermal fillers, fat transfer, micropigmentation/permanent makeup, surgical excision
Doctor :   Mix about one teaspoon of milk powder and honey with lemon juice and to it add one teaspoon of almond oil apply this mixture to face and wash it after 10 mins
User :   laser skin resurfacing
Doctor :   Yes it will help
User :   wat are all these for den??????
Doctor :   But at your age they will suggest you to wait
User :   wat will help, i really dont want to try any home remedies
Doctor :   Its preferably done only after 25 years of age when there is no chance for reoccurance at all
Doctor :   Then plz get examined by a dermatologist so that he can examine and suggest procedure that will suit your skin
User :   i do have my dermatologist at my place
Doctor :   Did you try Retionioc acid creams
User :   nope
Doctor :   They are also help full they help in dipigmentation to some extent
User :   but i ndd 2 noe dat all dese treatments can wrk or not???
Doctor :   For complete removal chemical peeling is suggested and lastly laser therapy
Doctor :   Which would not be preferred for your age
User :   my dermatologist gave me 2 peeling sessions
Doctor :   But you said there are no results
User :   and den candela laser
Doctor :   those will not help in getting rid
User :   i said dere r results but still not upto the mark
Doctor :   But will improve the face texture and minimise to an extent
User :   now he says that next laser is 2 b done aftr 1 mnth
Doctor :   It takes time for complete recovery and rather they do heal if left unattended too
User :   and not before dat
Doctor :   There are many complications for the proceudre
Doctor :   Some do develop burns
User :   i didnt
Doctor :   Then do follow your dermatologist orders
User :   nidr wid peeling nor wid candela laser
User :   wern't u suggesting me sum gud hospitals?????
Doctor :   Your location plz
User :   Mangalore
Doctor :   Just a momnet
Doctor :   * moment
User :   yes, dats
User :   exactly the place where
User :   m gettin my treatment as of now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   This is the hospital we have in our databse with decent reveiws
User :   only
Doctor :   Yes one of the best
Doctor :   There are many skin clinics but i have no idea regarding them
User :   I ll be continuing wid derma care
Doctor :   Plz be patient blemishes will require some time for complete recovery
Doctor :   Inspite of procedures performed will require time for regenration of damaged skin
User :   Do you think plastic surgery at apollo will hold any gud for this purpose????
Doctor :   I will not be able to suggest without examining you
Doctor :   i meant should know the extent of blemishes
User :   mild dats wat my dermatologist says
Doctor :   Then why do you opt for an procedure involving surgery
User :   because my doctr says dat look for betterment not perfection
User :   wch irritates and worries me a lot
Doctor :   You have to patient.
Doctor :   This will be advised by every dermatologist
User :   but wat if dese persist
User :   nd nevr evr go ?
Doctor :   I dont think any dermatologist will suggest for a plastic surgery
Doctor :   They would but slow
User :   how much time u thnk dr?
Doctor :   Probably an year
User :   and i nd 2 stay calm till den, i thnk
Doctor :   That would be wise
User :   i should visit my dermatologist
User :   regularly, no point sitting and
Doctor :   Yes proceed with your dermats orders for time being
User :   regretting
Doctor :   Dont go for further invasive methods
User :   invasive, as in?????
Doctor :   Stop with the sitting next month
Doctor :   Laser therapy/ chemical peels/ plastic surgery
Doctor :   All the above are nothing but destroying the skin above thereby bringing up fresh and new skin
User :   are u telling me to stop all these from the next month itself?
Doctor :   That would be better , you can notice changes even without them
User :   But wat is the harm in continuing
Doctor :   No harm and no benefit too
User :   if u find results earlier
Doctor :   If that the case then its fine
User :   nd dat 2 betr results wid laser?????
Doctor :   As time progresses they will get better itself
User :   they will get betr
Doctor :   You give a gap for the treatment and watch
User :   but wud dey ever go????
Doctor :   As you said there are no more acne occuring so can wait
Doctor :   Yes but all required is time
User :   wud dey evr go or permanently settle????
Doctor :   I could not comment on this
User :   why so???
Doctor :   They do reduce drastically with time
Doctor :   But in few cases they also settle
User :   so wat do such people do den????
Doctor :   Accept it and stop bothering
User :   and why do i take risks if i dont want them to settle???
User :   excuse me!!!!!1
Doctor :   See by procedures you are just fastening the cure but not actually curing
Doctor :   It occurs on the course of time by itself
User :   dr. i dont thnk ders any harm in hastening
User :   even via procedures
Doctor :   That should be your option
Doctor :   I explained you the fact#
User :   exactly
User :   dats wat i am enquiring u abt, dat do these procedures hold gud or not???
Doctor :   They are not for cure they just fasten the cure
User :   do u wrk for any hospital??
Doctor :   No we are in this online firm only
Doctor :   An full time job
User :   k
User :   so wat remedies did u suggest???
Doctor :   Home remedies?
User :   and i dont thnk so home remedies work any gud
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Already suggested above
User :   dat was the only 1?????
Doctor :   There are many others too
Doctor :   I would suggest this because the mildest of all
Doctor :   As you are already worried i dont want to suggest untested remedies creating you trouble again
User :   k, if u knw dat already, den plz do tell me dat if i dont get to see some results
User :   soon den wat should i do????
Doctor :   Follow the suggested remedy
User :   and dat wrks wonders, is it???????
User :   ???????
Doctor :   That is you option
Doctor :   * your
Doctor :   As said i will not suggest invasive procedures
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Wishing yoiu speedy recovery
Doctor :   Bye for now
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