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Tips for preventing acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help
User :   i hav got pimples on my cheeks how to get rid of it
Doctor :   since when are you having it
User :   2 months
User :   only during summer i get
Doctor :   How many pimples are there now?
User :   6 to 7
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have pimples on the face?
Doctor :   only..
User :   yes
User :   only on cheeks
Doctor :   Do you have white spots ( Closed Come domes) or Black Spots ( Open Come domes) only ?
User :   i didn't get wat u said
Doctor :   are the spots White or Black in color?
Do you have Pus / Pain ?
User :   pus is their
User :   i get pain sometimes
Doctor :   Any Family/Genetic history?
Do you have holes / scars / Blemishes ?
User :   no
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need to know your Age, location , occupation..
User :   23yrs
User :   banglore
Doctor :   ok
User :   student
Doctor :   any treatment that you have taken for it now,,
User :   yes
Doctor :   can you mention them..and the treatment that you were on..
User :   thy suggested me benzoyl per oxide gel BP2.5%
User :   and cleargel
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Benzoyl peroxide is best at killing P. acnes and may reduce oil production.
User :   i'm having itching
Doctor :   the treatment will include..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since the start of the medication is it..
Doctor :   that you are having itching..
User :   yes
User :   when i apply cleargel i get tht
Doctor :   then you probable are allergic to this treatment so you will have to consult the dermatologist who has prescribed you this treatment. there
Doctor :   are a few tips that you could follow.. to prevent them..
User :   as i'm busy vth my project i dnt hav time right now
Doctor :   ok
User :   to contact him
User :   can u give some tips
Doctor :   Apply sandalwood paste with rosewater and leave it overnight
Doctor :   Cucumber with lemon juice or honey with lemon juice also helps.
User :   ok
Doctor :   pls fill this form and tell me when done..
Doctor :   i shall be typing the others for you..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Apply a paste of gram flour, curd, turmeric and lemon juice and leave for 10-20 minutes
User :   this i cant do as i'm staying in hostel... so suggest me some creams
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   keep your face clean, wash it with some 75% TFM soap and
Doctor :   clean it 5-6 times during the day..
User :   ok
User :   suggest soap name
Doctor :   do not allow the oil/ the secretions to settle down on your face..
User :   right now i'm using packnet
Doctor :   any brande\d just look for the TFM to be more than 75%
User :   ok
Doctor :   Creams to be applied are again to be monitored
Doctor :   regularly so ..
Doctor :   and it will not be right to prescribe without having the examination of the condition the Acne is now.
User :   ok
Doctor :   how ever you could try Aloe vera creams
User :   ok
Doctor :   which are soothing to the skin..and prevent the irritation..
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no
Doctor :   there will be a refer a friend window after i close .yopu can import your friends from.. gmail, yahoo, or any other so please do refer your friends..
User :   and thanks for giving me some good advices
Doctor :   bye for now..
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