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Tanning of skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help u?
User :   my faced got tanned
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User :   can u tell me how to get out from that
Doctor :   sure

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i will help u
User :   give me some good sunscreen lotion which i can go far
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whats ur age/sex?
User :   25/M
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
please give me 2 minutes i am on an other chat once i finish it
User :   sure
Doctor :  
i can concentrate 100 percent
Doctor :   ok
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are u using any sunscreen lotion now?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Try Neutrogena's Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock
Doctor :   its good and u should apply sunscreen lotion atleast 15 to 20 minutes before going outside\
User :   what is the SPF for that
Doctor :  
there are many variants in that
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like spf 45,spf70,spf30
Doctor :   u can choose one among them
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and in this a varint comes where it will block both UVA and UVB rays
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User :   which is preferable spf 45 or 70
Doctor :   u go for one with both uva and uvb protection

Doctor :  
if u can get Try Neutrogena's Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunblock SPF 100+ WITH HELIPLEX IS THE BEST
Doctor :  
and try to avoid going in the hot sun even if u have applied sunscreen
User :   any soap preferrable
Doctor :  
go for DERMADEW soap
User :   does it have moistarisers
Doctor :  
it will give smoothness to the skin rather than reducing darkness
User :   any precautionary steps to moove go out in saun
User :   sun
Doctor :  
use umbrella
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dont feel shy for that
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wear a helmet with dark glasses if u are travelling by bike
User :   how to reduce my dark ness on my face
Doctor :   u can go for bleeching but it should be done once in a while
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u can take like once in two months
Doctor :  
bleeching has ammmonia so never overdo bleeching
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there is some thing called as oxybleech it is better
User :   ok
Doctor :  
u can apply papaya to ur face
Doctor :  
that is good
User :   this is good
Doctor :   yes
User :   is there any side effects by using Sunscreen lotions
Doctor :  
till date no such harmful effects
Doctor :  
but if u are having any itching sensation ,then u should be very careful and stop using it.and change o any other lotion
User :   i heard oxo benzone iin sun screen lotion would cause imbalance of hormones
User :   is that true
Doctor :  
its still under research stage so cannot comment much
Doctor :   as of now there are no much side effects
User :   ok thx doctor
Doctor :   welcome

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