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Suggest treatment for acne and scars on skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Jul-2014
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User:Hello doctor
Let me read your query for few minutes to be able to have a good discussion here.
User:gud afternoon .
User:I am facing very big problem with my acne and scars . I am age of 26 and my skin type is oily
Doctor:Did you see a doctor?
Doctor:How long you have this problem?
User:i tried my products which doesnt work out .
User:Its since age of 19 - 20
User:I need a remedy to cure my drak spots , pores
User:Please help me out with this
User:Doctor please respond
Doctor:I am sorry
Doctor:just off the internet
Doctor:Do you have pain and redness?
Doctor:If you have active acne with redness, pain or pus filled lesions then you need to take oral antibiotics and pain killers
Doctor:If you do not have active lesions you should take proper skin care
Doctor:May be Isotretinoin kind of medicines
User:alteast 1 or 2 pimples always remains on my face
Doctor:First let me tell you some facts
Doctor:The complete treatment for acne is long term
Doctor:that is at least 6 months to respond
Doctor:and 1 year for cure
Doctor:Next since they depend on the hormones you may have them on face till there is imbalance
Doctor:You should take low dose oral antibiotics plus Isotretinoin
Doctor:Which city are you in?
Doctor:I can suggest you the best Dermatologist who can help you
Doctor:But you should give him at least 6 months to show noticeable cure
Doctor:Meanwhile you should try to be active with exercise
Doctor:Stress aggravates pimples
User:where it is located ? could you please tell me the location
Doctor:YOu can relieve stress with exercise that is the participation that you should give along with medicines
Doctor:Opposite To St Annes College, Next To XXXXXXX Motors, No.71/1, Millers Tank Bund Rd, Vasanth XXXXXXX XXXXXXX XXXXXXX 560052
User:what kind of exercises?
Doctor:Just jog everyday in the morning for 30 minutes
Doctor:Do not scrub the face
Doctor:Wash the face with plain water thrice a day
Doctor:and not more than that
User:ok ok
Doctor:Do not touch the pimples with hands and you will be infecting them
User:1 more thing , recently i have visited a hospital called cutis
User:i visted there , the doctor suggested me to go for laser treatment
User:co2 laser or infini laser treatment
User:But is it good go with laser treatment?
Doctor:Do not go for procedures
Doctor:till the time you completely pimple free for 6 months
User:ok fine.
User:thanks doctor for the suggestion
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
User:I will contact Dr XXXXXXX
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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