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Treatment and prevention of irritating acne and black spots - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Acne
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 37 Questions

Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi, am a 16 year old girl and i have irritating acne
User :   and black spots
Doctor :  
ok
User :   i need a treatment
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
i will help you in guiding through cause, prevention and treatment of acne
User :   ok
Doctor :  
how are your acne? are they small? or are the big boils kind of and filled with pus?
User :   small
User :   n leaves me with dark spots
Doctor :  
ok
Doctor :  
are you in a habit of picking at them or popping them?
User :   yes sometimes
Doctor :  
dark spots usually result on picking them
Doctor :  
so avoid picking/popping your acne
User :   ok
Doctor :  
wash face two times a day with non-soap based facewash
Doctor :  
use products that are labeled 'non-comedogenic' or non-acnegenic

Doctor :  
use mild exfoliating scrub two times a week
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