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Pimples on back after excess physical activity - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Doctor
Doctor :   how can I help you?>
User :   Well Doctor i have a query, thing is i indulge in lot of Physical activities like Jogging, Gyming, etc
Doctor :   ok..

User :   The problem is due to this excess of heat is generated.
User :   due to which pimples have started on my back,

User :   any solution to this doc
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information

Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ;
User :   age 24yrs
User :   occupation : IT
Doctor :   any itching / or is it just like pimples you get on the face
User :   only pimples,
Doctor :   ok
User :   just like we get on our face
Doctor :   how long have you had this problem?
User :   may be from 6 months. this is when i started the gyming
Doctor :   Acne- can affect your face neck or back
User :   Oh

Doctor :   have you tired any medication/ measures for this ?
User :   no doc, people suggested me is to take lot of liquid intake like Orange Juices, Coconut, etc to keep the body cold,

Doctor :   do you drink a lot of water?
User :   yes doc, atleast 4l per day

Doctor :   ok- that sis a lot!
Doctor :   do you have a lot of hair on you back or minimal?
User :   very minimal,

Doctor :   You can use acnelak soap for your back twice a day - and rub it well
Doctor :   avoid trying to burst/ prick the pimples as it will spread
User :   ya, i do not even touch them, but they leave black mark on my skin
Doctor :   they are formed when your oil glands get blocked
User :   what is the solution Doc.
Doctor :   the oil gets oxidized causing black heads like on the nose/ face
User :   Ok
Doctor :   use the soap - you can also use a gentle facial scrub for the affected area - to remove the
Doctor :   layers of dead skin
User :   is there any specific Soap which you suggest
Doctor :   if this does not work then you will need to see a dermatologist for a physical examination- try it for one week
User :   Okay,
Doctor :   yes- Acnelak soap- but only for the back
Doctor :   use this only for the affected area
User :   Okay Doc i will try the acnelak Soap for a week and see if it improves else i will definetly consult a dermatologist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?

User :   Thank you Doc, I will revert back if i need any suggestions.
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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