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Pimples, causing scars. Should I skip oil based creams? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good Evening
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i have a probelm of pimple
Doctor:May I know your age?
User:27 and im working
Doctor:Let me guide you about it.
Doctor:As you know the cause for pimples is due to obstruction of the gland ducts.
Doctor:This can happen when there is a surge in hormones.
User:ok wat i have to do for that
Doctor:There are few things you can do.
Doctor:1. Always keep your face clean.
User:when pimple will cure , it will create a scar
Doctor:2. Avoid oil based creams.
Doctor:3. Avoid picking on the pimples.
Doctor:When you pick, these are the ones which becomes more scarred.
User:any natural remedy to clear my scar
Doctor:4. Increase intake of food which contains Vitamin A.
Doctor:yes natural remedies is by nutrition modulation.
Doctor:You can take supplementation which contains, Vit A and Vit E
User:can you please tell me the vit A and Vit E contain things
Doctor:Carrots, Citrus fruits (Oranges, apples, pomegranates, grapes), green leafy vegetables etc.
Doctor:You can also get the supplements from pharmacies.
User:what supplements?
Doctor:Vit E supplements: Evion Capsules 400mg Once daily.
Doctor:Vit C supplemets: Celin 500mg twice daily.
Doctor:You can take the above which will help in reducing the occurrence of acne.
Doctor:At the same time, please note the precautions mentioned earlier.
Doctor:Have you understood my suggestions?
User:yes doctor
Doctor:Please follow them religiously, and you will notice the changes.
User:is there any cream scar reduction
Doctor:You can ask for cream containing Retinol.
User:tell me the cream name?
Doctor:I don't have any personal brand recommendations. But, you can ask in the pharmacy.
Doctor:Is there anything else that I could help you on?
User:my hair also falling too much
Doctor:Approximately how many strands do fall in a day?
Doctor:Around 80- 100 strands per day is normal.
User:oh ok doctor
User:once the hair will fall there is no regrowth in that area
Doctor:So if it is less than 100 per day, pls do not worry about it.
Doctor:In that case, you may need to visit a dermatologist to see the cause for losing hair.
Doctor:Is there anything else I can help you?
User:No. thank you so much for your kind response
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:hope I was helpful.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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