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Laser treatment for scar of a pimple, how many sittings required, reddish all over, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
User :   hello,just wanted to ask you that do scar of pimple get removed by laser treatment
Doctor :   Yes.
User :   and how much sittings does it required
User :   i alredy had 2 sittings
Doctor :   It depends on the depth of the scar, usually 4-5 settings
Doctor :   Ok . was there any improvement?
User :   no
User :   its raddish all over
Doctor :   Did you see your doctor?
User :   i did but its very expensive with no good effect
User :   infact he is best in town
Doctor :   when was your last sitting?
User :   its almost 15 days now
Doctor :   what was the after care(after laser) did you follow?
User :   suns cream 40 spf
Doctor :   ok.
User :   thats it
User :   do i need to do any thing additional
User :   ?
Doctor :   usually the advice is wash with mild soap pat it dry and apply an antibiotic ointment
Doctor :   an antibiotic to prevent secondary infection.
User :   how much does it need to smooth it completly?
Doctor :   plus sunscream.
Doctor :   Did you meant no of laser sittings?
User :   yes
Doctor :   4-5 siitings.
User :   what is the time interval between 2 sittings
User :   ?
Doctor :   3-4 weeks .
User :   he usually takes 4 weeks
Doctor :   ok.
User :   have you heard about dr ushasht dheer?
Doctor :   No.
User :   where u from?
Doctor :   I'm from bangalore.
User :   will it be 100% cured?
Doctor :   the estimated cure rate is 99%
User :   thanx doc lovely chatting with you
Doctor :   You are welcome.
User :   good night
Doctor :   Good night.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now.
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