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Recurring acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Acne
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 595 Questions

Doctor :   HI
User :   hi doc
User :   you there
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   I have acne problems
Doctor :  
User :   they come up every now and then on my face
User :   and I hate it
Doctor :  
May I know your age and gender?\
User :   tried a lot of creams
User :   consulted doctors
User :   28 M
Doctor :  
Since when are you having this?
User :   no use
User :   almost close to a year
User :   on a monday morning I will have a bad pimple on my face so visible that I just hate to go to office
Doctor :  
Do you have any medical problems such as diabetes, asthma, hypertension?
User :   NO
Doctor :  
May I know your occupation?
User :   otherwise I maintain a good health
User :   I work in a software company
User :   9 am to 5 pm
Doctor :  
Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   I smoke 3 -4 ciggerets per day
Doctor :  
User :   drink beer once in a month or 2
Doctor :  
I shall explain to you.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
Acne is a chronic condition.
User :   what is Chronic
Doctor :  
Like any other chronic condition it takes time for the treatment to give benefits.
User :   ya but what does the term Chronic mean
Doctor :  
A chronic conditions are one which is there since a long time and can last for a long time.
User :   thats scary

Doctor :   so the treatment takes a long time due to the nature of the condition.
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