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Tips on managing weight and skin, mammography - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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how can I help you?
User :   Hi, I need some tips on managing my skin and weight. Am 41 years old.
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ok
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plz provide your height, gender, weight and waist circumference
User :   Am 5 ft. 7 inch tall, female, 66 kgs of weight and the waist size is 32-33.
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ok
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I feel that your weight is good compared to your height
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do you have any skin problem
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?
User :   I get sun burnt easily, I have also notice under eye darkness.
Doctor :   ok

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are you using any sunsceen
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*sunscreen
User :   Not on a regular basis.
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ok
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you should use a broad spectrum sunscreen which provides protection against both UVA and UVB rays
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take care that the SPF written over the sunscreen should to more than 20
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dark circles may sometimes appear
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to reduce that you should take regularly orange juice, increase water consumption to 3-4 liters per day and using cotton apply any moisturiers over that area. Never touch the area with your fingers and apart from moisturisers never apply anything else over that area
User :   ok. thanks.
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did you follow?
User :   yes, Another question on mammogram. When you check for the first time is the sono mamo good enough ?
Doctor :   First should be done after 35 years of age
User :   But am getting it done now.
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ok
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good
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not a problem
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it is advisable to get it done as soon as possible after 35 years of age
User :   ok, is the sono mamo good for investigation or should I be doing a complete mamogram?
Doctor :   mammogram is best, but if it is done for screening purpose than sono mammogram will do

User :   Ok. thank you..
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Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   No..thanks.
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