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Peeling of facial skin due to pimples. Taking glycomet for PCOD. Remedy? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I had pimples on my face which i have scratched it , now the skin has got peeled off i am taking Doxy 100 mg , Tab forcan 150 mg & Tab Cosmetin 20 mg want to know is there any other ointment that i can apply on the scar as it looks ugly
User:I am also having PCOD problem so taking glycometsr
Doctor:Do you mean there is a scar or you have a pigmented spot?
User:actually the skin got peeled off
Doctor:How long ago did this happen?
User:its been two weeks
Doctor:And how large is this peeling?
User:not very big ..but its visible
Doctor:Can you confirm if there is any skin color change over the affected area?
User:yes there is ..its little pinkish ..difrnt frm my face color
User:so its evn more visble
Doctor:Do you have history of diabetes?
User:my mom is diabtc but its n border line
Doctor:Thanks for providing the details.
Doctor:You seem to have developed an inflammation and most inflammation settle down with time.
Doctor:Since you are on antibiotic cover (doxy), I do not expect you to develop any complications,
Doctor:however you can use neosporin ointment
User:oh ok how much time will it take as i have my engagement coming Thursday so i was thinking if it can
Doctor:on the affected area for additional benefits.
User:doxy thy have told me to take for a month
User:Doxy 100 mg , Tab forcan 150 mg & Tab Cosmetin 20 m for 1 month
Doctor:Doxycycline (doxy) is an antibiotic given for skin condition - this is routinely prescribed for acne patients.
Doctor:as a preventive measure.
User:Sir is there any ointment which can work faster
User:i mean to lighten the scar
Doctor:Medical drugs/ointments help in aiding recovery and preventing complications.
Doctor:If you are looking for a faster response, then you need to consider other options like microdermabrasion.
Doctor:You may need 1 or 2 settings of microdermabrasion.
User:oh ok
Doctor:It is performed routinely at the dermatologist's clinic.
Doctor:You can visit them for faster and more effective response.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:sure sir
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