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Stretch marks, hyperpigmentation, bleaching procedures - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   Hi doctor
User :   This is regarding some skin problems i have been suffering
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   some parts of my skin is more black in color as against my normal body color
Doctor :   ok
User :   especially knees, inner thighs,penis,butttocks etc etc
Doctor :   ok
User :   i have been using a cream called "ex-omega" for the past 4 months
User :   and also a tablet called omegic
Doctor :   ok
User :   but unfortunately this has nt made any difference
User :   I have a little bit of dry skin type
Doctor :   ok
User :   that is the one of the problems
Doctor :   ok
User :   and the 2nd one is regarding strech marks on my shoulders and buttocks
User :   my height is 164 cms and weight is 60kgs
User :   would be of great help if you could please suggest a remedy
User :   thanks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   coming to your first problem
Doctor :   of dark skin
Doctor :   I would want to tell you that the areas you mentioned above , are commonly darker than usual color in every person
Doctor :   the best you could do for this is use a good moisturizer
Doctor :   which is present in ex omega
Doctor :   the one which you are laready using
Doctor :   already
Doctor :   already*
Doctor :   hence you must continue the use of the same cream
User : shall i continue to use the same?
User :   also how long should i use the same?
Doctor :   you can use it on a daily basis , continue for 3 to 4 months and then you can always use it daily for maintanence
User :   is it ok to go for hyperpigmentaion pack done by some of the beautiparlours?
Doctor :   you can try such procedures , but results may vary
User :   also i read in a magazine that, use syrup of lime & almond oil, arround inner thighs can make some difference.
User :   can you suggest?
Doctor :   they offer skin lightening creams , skin lightening massages , etc
Doctor :   but the surity of the results may var y, you can try them if you want
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is a natural remedy
Doctor :   lime has some bleaching property they say
Doctor :   you can try them if your not allergic to it
User :   i am not allergic to those.i will try .
Doctor :   i would suggest you also try aleovera with vitamin e cream
User :   ok
User :   what is vitamin e cream?
Doctor :   it is a good moisturiser , if your present cream yields no result after 3 months
Doctor :   vit e based cream
Doctor :   vit e is considered very good for skin
User :   can you suggest a good cream?
Doctor :   you could try nivea skin therapy lotion if available
Doctor :   else you could find this combination in any medical shop or a good cosmetic shops
Doctor :   like health and glow
User :   okay
Doctor :   you will find them there
Doctor :   coming to your stretch marks
User :   at present i use ex -omega on the parts and another moiturizer on other patrts of the body
User :   is it ok/?
Doctor :   for stetch marks also a good remedy is aleo vear
Doctor :   yes , it is fine
Doctor :   vera
User :   ok
Doctor :   you may also try with apricot scrub
Doctor :   rub the area with the scrub lightly
Doctor :   with time this has shown improvement
Doctor :   they also say cocoa butter is very effective in stretch marks
Doctor :   are you with me ?
User :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   these are the jome remedies which are very effective
Doctor :   apart from these there are many stretch mark creams available in the market
User :   can you suggest a specific brand?
Doctor :   you can try them but as said results may vary
Doctor :   you can try H stretch mark cream
User :   ok
Doctor :   i will suggest you to try this , or other brands like himalaya
Doctor :   or nivea and no marks also have good products
Doctor :   even johnson and johnson will have
User :   i have one more question regarding dark skin
Doctor :   yes , sure please procee
User :   would masturbation cause darkness over penis?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   there has been no evidence that masturbation causes skin changes or darkens the penile skin
Doctor :   are you with me ?
User :   ok
User :   yes i am
Doctor :   did you follow my suggestions ?
Doctor :   for the stretch marks you may also try laser
Doctor :   see a dermatologist if these do not yield results in 3 months
User :   ok
User :   can you suggest a good hospital?
Doctor :   are there any other questions for me to help you with ?
Doctor :   ok , may i confirm your location ?
User :   bangalore
Doctor :   which area in bangalore are you located
User :   i put up in electronic city
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please give me minute
User :   sure
Doctor :   i will give you the details
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
User :   i am here
Doctor :   thanks for your patience
Doctor :   you will find a good dermatologist her e
Doctor :   you could call the no for an appointment
Doctor :   are you there ?
User :   ok
User :   i will do that
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did i answer all your questions ?
User :   yes doctor.thank you for the advice
Doctor :   ok , thanks for consulting me
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User :   thank you. i will do that
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