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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   can I know your profile first
User :   to whom am I chatting with, what specialization you have
Doctor :   I'm Dr.Jaikishen and I'ma General Practitioner
User :   ok, I have a skin problem, dont know the term I guess its pseudofolliculitis
User :   on my arms and legs
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   earlier it was not there, now I have some in-skin hair which does not go even on waxing
User :   why do u want to know the occupation and location
User :   how is it related to curing the problem
User :   you there ?
Doctor :   it s a standard text that i use on any chat- you can reply to the relevant ones
User :   I am 22 and am single
Doctor :   I cannot advice you on skin problems such as these without a physical examination- so i would suggest that you see your GP / a dermatologist
User :   when I pluck those small hair it comes out otherwise it does not even go with waxing
User :   ok, one more thing I am facing, breast nipples have become very hard, its impression comes on my top
User :   is there any treatment to make nipples smaller and softer
Doctor :   do you have any pain/ dryness/ cracking?
User :   dryness is there, pain is not there, a bit of cracking comes with dryness
User :   it makes me very conscious
User :   I dont want to wear padded bras, I want some permanent soluction to it
Doctor :   OK- is it very cold where you are- usually such a problem comes up in colder places
User :   in cold it becomes more prominent but it is always there
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   do you have a dry skin problem as well?
User :   yes, my cheeks become very dry and other parts of the body as well like arms and legs
Doctor :   It is a normal reaction in cold for the nipples to become stiffer- as you have drying and a dryness and cracking in your nipples area
User :   it was not like this ever before, I used to live in a very cold city
User :   I cant keep looking at them, it is very embarrassing
Doctor :   you can use an oil like almond/olive oil before your bath for application to the dry areas and have bath with warm water
Doctor :   avoid very hot water - as it dries up the skin further and worsens the problem
User :   do contraceptives make it worse
User :   is it because of any hormonal changes
Doctor :   the dry skin/ nipples problem?
User :   yep
Doctor :   no
User :   why has it come all of a sudden
User :   it was not like this how much ever cold I am in
User :   one year ago it wasnt like this
Doctor :   treating the dryness/ cracking of your nipples should decrease the hardness
User :   I used to wear thin tops but now even thick jackets also are not helping me now
User :   what could be the cause, only cold ?
Doctor :   are you having any pain/ swelling ?
User :   no pain at all, not swelling
Doctor :   treating the dryness/ cracking of your nipples should decrease the hardness - so please try that - it should help
User :   ok, thanks a lot
Doctor :   welcome
User :   I will do that, I have to apply the cream every day
User :   do I need to remove the bra before sleeping
User :   I have seen many girls doing that
User :   will that help
Doctor :   yes- any moisturizer after bath and the tips I gave above before your bath
User :   ok
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now.
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