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Prevention of sun burn - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
User :   Hello,
Doctor :   Hi how can I help you?
User :   I am working in software company for 9 hrs daily in A/C so my skin became dark so wat should I do to get my original colour ?
Doctor :   since how long have you observed this?
User :   from 4 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you consulted a dermatologist or anybody else for this problem?
User :   No
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   21 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is any particular area of your body affected?
Doctor :   or is it uniform?
User :   only the part of my body which will expose to outside is affected
Doctor :   ok- is it in patches?
User :   no
User :   especially my hands and face became dark
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you travel/ expose your self to the sun on your way to work?
Doctor :   or otherwise?
User :   no i wont travel and only in lunch time i will expose to sun but only few min
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   see the pattern you have described is due to sun exposure- an AC environment is unlikely to cause such a problem
Doctor :   do you have any itching?
User :   no i wont
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems/ allergies?
User :   no
Doctor :   are you using any new soap/ lotion for your hands/ face?
Doctor :   over the past few months?
User :   ya i am using moisteriser
Doctor :   sometimes- new lotions / soaps can also cause problems- try switching to another product for a few weeks-
Doctor :   and see if that makes any difference
User :   can u suggest soome products
Doctor :   I can for sun protection- you can use any lotion that has an SPF over +15
Doctor :   about your moisturizer- you can try any alternative herbal/ cosmetic- it would be improper for me to suggest any one name
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no thank u very much
Doctor :   welcome,
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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