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Problem on burns on skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Sun Burn
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi doc!
Doctor :   Hi Ms
User :   been developing skin patches, something like sun burns
User :   on the back and arms
User :   are u a dermatologist?
Doctor :   No i am a genearl practitioner
Doctor :   What are the main symptoms with your sun burns
Doctor :   do you have redness
User :   no redness. just black marks
User :   uneven skin colour
User :   are u there
Doctor :   yes
User :   ur responses are slow
Doctor :   as i am chatting with many patients
User :   oh
Doctor :   please bear with us for the reply
Doctor :   Are you wearing any sunscreen lotion
User :   yes
Doctor :   what is it you are taking
User :   VLCC product
Doctor :   ok it should be prescribed by a dermatologist then
User :   sometimes also bobbi brown moistureriser with sunscreen spf 25
Doctor :   you have to wear protective clothing
User :   i do
Doctor :   and take precautions like good sun glasses
Doctor :   Spf factor 25 shall protect your skin for 25 to 30 minutes
Doctor :   if you go in sun
Doctor :   It is the principle of spf
User :   i am usually indoors
Doctor :   ok then
User :   and wear this cream only once a day before i leave home
Doctor :   You have to protect yourself from the exposure to sun
Doctor :   thats definitive
User :   ok
Doctor :   and the other soothing creams will enhance the protection
User :   ok. what do u recommend?
Doctor :   the best possible way is go out with protective clothing and googles
User :   will continue to do so
Doctor :   Yeah there are many medically proven products
User :   will the patches disappear?
Doctor :   that will help you with sun protection factor 25 or 30
Doctor :   like ELOVERA
User :   ok
User :   is it available easily
Doctor :   If you have any complications i would suggest you to see a dermatologist
Doctor :   like blisters , severe burns, iching discharge on your skin lesions
User :   no no nothing of that sorts
Doctor :   you should get the physical examination done
Doctor :   thats good then
User :   what is elovera
User :   can i try it
Doctor :   yes
You follow the principle and you shall be maximally have a good life
User :   i am having a good life
Doctor :   :)
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else i can help you with
User :   may i know your name
Doctor :   I am Dr Anurag
User :   hwere is elovera available
Doctor :   It is available in all leading outlets
Doctor :   If you are in bangalore you can go to appollo pharma , lifeken etc
User :   any brand name
Doctor :   ELOVERA
Doctor :   It should be available in this brand name
User :   thanks doc
Doctor :   nye
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