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Skin care regime for rough and dry skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   my problem related to skin
Doctor :   ok
User :   under the palm it's very rough
Doctor :   please proceed
User :   daily am using oil but even no changes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i would suggest give it some time
User :   due to roughness it's very hard for me
Doctor :   how long have u been using
Doctor :   the oil for
User :   since long years
User :   am 33 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   occupation
User :   express operations supervisor
User :   computer related job always
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can try
Doctor :   some other methods
Doctor :   also
User :   what?
Doctor :   Get a pumice stone and rub the dead skin off gently. You can also use a gentle abrasive face scrub or add salt to soap to exfoliate. Then use some good hand cream to moisturize
User :   from where i will get it
User :   pumice stone
Doctor :   from a druggist is suppose
User :   is there any spcl soap i can use
Doctor :   u can use dove or any
Doctor :   other soap
Doctor :   which isnt hard
Doctor :   which foams easily
User :   also due to this problem am not comfort to wear other than cotton materials
Doctor :   and always use a pair of gloves
Doctor :   i understand
Doctor :   are there hard surfaces all over
Doctor :   or only certain places
User :   yes
User :   spcly palm & under the leg
User :   very very rough
Doctor :   ok
User :   this not makes me cool
User :   i wish to have smooth
Doctor :   i understand
User :   someone who sake my hand will feel something very rough
Doctor :   u can try to get the skin exfoliated so that the new skin can be maintained
User :   so as u said
Doctor :   as this skin is rough it will take a while
User :   i have to buy pumice stone
Doctor :   yes
User :   yeah i can understand
Doctor :   have u consulted a dermatologist regarding this
User :   then i have to rub always before sleep or during taing bath
User :   so far no.
Doctor :   twicw aday
Doctor :   would be advisable
User :   do i have to use oil before rubbing
Doctor :   and also i suggest u consult a dematologist as this is a online consultation i can help u further if u can send a picture of your palm
Doctor :   as we will have some idea of what we are dealing with
User :   You can also use a gentle abrasive face scrub or add salt to soap to exfoliate. Then use some good hand cream to moisturize
Doctor :   yes
User :   what do u mean by gentle abrasive face scrub
Doctor :   u need to ensure that u dont damage the
Doctor :   underlying surface
Doctor :   but at the same time exfoliate the present dead cells
User :   ok, i got it. so while scrubing i have to take care
Doctor :   make sure while stroking the palm with the cream the force comes from the wrists
Doctor :   not from the forearm
User :   ok
User :   which cream i have to use
User :   while stroking
Doctor :   u can use dove oil intense
Doctor :   i suppose u have dry skin'
User :   yes exactly
User :   is there any cream i have to used after that
Doctor :   u can use
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Doctor :   use any one of these creams along with pumice stone
Doctor :   not all
User :   what\s name of product in the market available now
Doctor :   i am giving u different choices as u may find it
Doctor :   difficult to acess some of them
User :   ok
Doctor :   u can also try hemp cream
Doctor :   do u ahave any other queries
User :   so with continuous effort of this treatment i may can find relief within 1 month
Doctor :   yes u can see some change but dont expect a drastic change
User :   that means it cannot be change completely
Doctor :   it will take time i meant
User :   ok, ..
User :   do the oil which i am using daily i have to stop
User :   coconut oil
Doctor :   which one is it?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   try the method i have mentioned and give it some time
Doctor :   we must not try different treatments
Doctor :   at the same time
Doctor :   as some treatments might hamper other
User :   ok
Doctor :   do u have any other queries
Doctor :   ?
User :   thanks ..
Doctor :   please fill the feed back form
User :   for ur kind advise
Doctor :   no problem
Doctor :   its our pleasure
User :   Thanks . Good Night..
Doctor :   good night do get back to us
User :   sure..
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