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Date : 10-Jan-2014
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Doctor:I am Dr. XXXXXXX
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:my question is with skin specialist
Doctor:Oh, but we don't have any specialists available for chat
Doctor:I hope I will be able to answer your questions
Doctor:so, if you don't mind, you may proceed
User:ok thanks
User:i have been facing acne problem for last four or five years
User:i took many medication but no result come
User:now a days i m facing hair fall as well
User:pl advice something
Doctor:For acne, what all medicines have you tried?
User:hmm i visited once in govt hospital
User:they had given lot of medicines
User:but no result
Doctor:do you remember the names of the medicines?
User:than i visited to skin and hair specilist
User:no i dont rem sorry
Doctor:what did the skin specialist prescribe?
User:n she also given some medicine which i used to have after breakfast
User:and some lotion and sun protection cream
Doctor:you mean, most of these medicines were tablets
User:only one tablet
Doctor:I will advise you to take some medicines
Doctor:as well as some creams
User:pl advice some
Doctor:but, I am not sure how effective they will be
User:than what will be the use of that
Doctor:it would have helped me if you remembered the names of the medicines you took earlier
User:no doctor i dnt rem
User:really sorry
Doctor:so that I could have been more specific, and could have advised other medicines based on your previous history
Doctor:you can try the following
User:now a days i m going through some stress as well
Doctor:Okay, what is the reason for stress?
Doctor:and how old are you?
User:my job type
User:i m 25
Doctor:please write down the following points
Doctor:and follow them daily
Doctor:1. Wash your face with a mild soap, like dove or pears and plenty of warm water, at least 3 times a day
User:dove doent suits to me
User:even pears
User:currently i m using lotus's washwash
Doctor:okay, in that case you can continue to use whatever soap you are using right now
Doctor:You can continue using that, but remember to wash your face at least 3 times a day
Doctor:2. Whenever you go out of house, please cover your face with a scarf or shawl.
User:with facewash only
User:and my skin is oily
User:doc if you dont mind
Doctor:Yes, I understand, that is the reason I am telling you to wash your face more often
User:i want to say somthing
Doctor:yes, please go ahead
User:actually i know that kind of suggestion
User:i read a lot on internet for my problem
Doctor:I am sure, you know, but I want to stress that even more
User:so why i m here as nothing is working out
User:even on my vagina there is pimples
User:i sweat in cold too
Doctor:3. Apply clinidamycin ointment two times a day for 6 weeks
User:where and how?
Doctor:You have to apply all over the face and wherever you have the pimples
Doctor:just apply gently, and don't rub too much
User:will it dry my pimples
User:from the roots?
User:u thre
Doctor:It is an antibiotic cream, and pimple are generally caused by bacteria
Doctor:you should first apply this clindamycin
Doctor:and after half an hour, you should apply another cream
User:pl tell the time as well
User:to use clindamycin
Doctor:You can apply clindamycin once in the morning and once before going to bed
User:any other advice
User:u there doctor
Doctor:You can use Tretin C
Doctor:this is a combination cream
User:combination cream means?
Doctor:It has both Clindamycin and tretinoin
Doctor:combination cream means it has more than one medicine in it
User:oks what will be prices
User:which one is better
Doctor:I think it is around 60 rupees
Doctor:Use Tretin-C
Doctor:once in the morning and once in the night
Doctor:don't go into the sun immediately after applying the cream
Doctor:wait for at least 2 hours
User:any side effects?
Doctor:as soon as you wake up, wash your face
Doctor:and then dry it with towel
Doctor:and apply the cream
Doctor:and wait for two hours
Doctor:do the same before going to sleep
Doctor:some side effects like burning and itching can happen
Doctor:particularly if you go in the sun
Doctor:use this cream for 3 months
Doctor:and then let us see
User:does it improve skin color as well
Doctor:it makes your skin colour more white
User:as i have bit dark complextion
User:right now i m using a cream
Doctor:Complexion is nothing to be worried about
User:named skin bright
Doctor:you should stop worrying about skin color
User:with cosvat g
Doctor:you should stop using those creams
User:it is doctor for a girl it is
Doctor:don't use any other cream while applying this cream
User:effect time is what ?
Doctor:No my dear, skin color is a genetic adaptation to protect us from harmful sun rays
Doctor:It will take at least 2 months to show noticeable effects
User:but others dont know naa
User:every body wants a beautiful girl:(
Doctor:why should you care about what others think
Doctor:anyway, lets leave it at that
Doctor:beauty has nothing to do with skin colour
User:very nice
User:but two month is very far
Doctor:No, it is actually very early
Doctor:it is not too far
User:how very early
User:i have to wait
Doctor:for a problem you have been facing since 4 to 5 years, a solution in 2 months is actually quite fast
Doctor:yes, you have to wait
Doctor:there is no other option
Doctor:or else you can go for laser treatment, but that will also take many months
Doctor:so relax
User:laser no no
Doctor:and for your hair fall, you should stop worrying too much
User:so many restriction for that
Doctor:and eat lots of green leafy vegetables
Doctor:and fresh fruits
Doctor:I can understand
Doctor:and you should also take A to Z tablets
Doctor:one every day for two months
User:so should i consult to a doctor as well or that cream is suffice
Doctor:A to Z is the name of the tablet
User:a to z tab??
Doctor:for that cream also you should consult a doctor to get a prescription
Doctor:because it is a prescription only medicine
Doctor:yes, A to Z tablet is a multivitamin tablet
User:so anyways i have to go to docs
Doctor:you have to go to the docs
Doctor:but you can write down the names
User:i did
Doctor:and ask the doctors to prescribe the same
User:so can you suggest some doc
Doctor:Where do you live?
Doctor:I am sorry, I am from Bangalore
User:n u
User:ohh i love bangalor
Doctor:If you were in Bangalore, you could have consulted me directly
User:i know
User:i hope so\
Doctor:You will have to find out about the doctors yourself
User:hmm no problems
User:i ll do that
Doctor:or else, if you have the option to request an appointment, you can do that as well
Doctor:do the things I told you
Doctor:and let us see how it goes
User:appointment with whome
User:i will try
Doctor:appointment with a doctor
Doctor:if you have that option on your dashboard you can request for fixing an appointment
User:no i dnt have
Doctor:Our customercare team will fix the appointment for you
Doctor:then you are on your own
Doctor:anyway, is there anything else?
User:no thanks
User:enjoy gudnite
User:b bye
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