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Skin treatment for scars - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi
User :   may i know what type of doctor r u
Doctor :   I am a General Practitioner
User :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   i have some skin problem can u help me
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   I can help you within my expertise
Doctor :   and If required I shall recommend a specialist.
User :   ok
User :   thnks
Doctor :   you can tell me
User :   i have skin problem on my face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what exactly is that?
User :   some viral infection
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have used fucidin ointment
Doctor :   ok
User :   infection is gone
User :   but the scar is as it is
User :   so what should i do
User :   can u help me
Doctor :   ok
what was there for which fucidin was advised
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   hello
Doctor :   ok
User :   ya
User :   skin problem
Doctor :   For health information I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   22 m student
User :   single
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when was this infection on the face?
Doctor :   i mean how many days back
Doctor :   how long was the treatment taken
User :   can u help me
User :   ok
Doctor :   Skin treatment for scars may follow many procedures
User :   almost 7 to 8 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   infection has gone
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Skin treatment for scars may follow many procedures
That will depend on the age of the person, the location of the scar and the nature of the scar.
Doctor :   If the scar is superficial
User :   can u help me
Doctor :   it can be treated with microdermabrasion or medium chemical peel
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   hmmmmmmmmm sorry i cnat say doc
Doctor :   i did not get that
Doctor :   a deeper scar will need more intensive treatments such as laser resurfacing or deep chemical peel.
User :   so what to do to eliminate scar are any ointments
Doctor :   You have to talk to your doctor about your scars and the treatment.
Doctor :   there are various treatment options
Doctor :   Chemical peeling, dermabrasion, microdermabrasion, laser resurfacing, surgical excision
User :   so u cant judge without seeing the scar
Doctor :   it is very difficult
Doctor :   also be aware that your skin has powerful systems that remove scars and blemishes
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   so u cant treet it without seeing it
Doctor :   no
User :   ok
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill the form I send and say done when done.
User :   doc
Doctor :   yes
User :   may i know abt u
Doctor :   i the sense
User :   may i know abt u doc

Doctor :   what exactly you wanted to know
User :   ur asl plz
User :   actually i wanted to know how to cure the scar
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the treatment is on this lines
Doctor :   treatment will depend on will depend on the age of the person,
Doctor :   because
Doctor :   n children, these systems work well and skin scars and blemishes are rapidly remove
Doctor :   But as we age
Doctor :   the ability of the skin to remove damage lessens and skin lesions can persist for decades.
Doctor :   the location of the scar
Doctor :   and
Doctor :   the nature of the scar.
Doctor :   the scars are again superficial and deep
Doctor :   If the scar is superficial,
Doctor :   it can be treated with microdermabrasion or medium chemical peel,
User :   so what should be done to that
Doctor :   you need to get that assessed by a dermatologist
User :   whether that is ointment
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   there are not actually ointments
Doctor :   did you get that?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   so what abt this mederma ointment
User :   which is available in shops
User :   can i use that
Doctor :   yes you can
User :   whether that is helpful
Doctor :   this i can't comment
Doctor :   it is useful for Smaller scars and new stretch marks
User :   so doc u r from which hospital
Doctor :   this is online medical consultancy Healthcare magic
Doctor :   Visible results, however, can take awhile to show up. with mederma ointment
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help you with?
Doctor :   are you there?

User :   ok
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help you with?
User :   whats ur age doc
Doctor :   26
User :   ok
Doctor :   Have you filled the form which I have sent?
User :   thans for advice have a nice day doc do u have any contact numbers
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   ya
User :   so can i chat with any dermarologist here
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