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Treatment for dark circle under eyes? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Oct-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:My self XXXXXXX
Doctor:Yes , tell me what you would like to discuss.
User:Just i wnat to know the treatment for dark circle under eyes and to reduce it
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Let me inform you that most important cause of under eye circle is lack of proper sleep.
Doctor:This combined with low body water and excess sun exposure is the most common cause of under eye circles.
Doctor:There are plenty of products available in the market advertised to clear under eye circles; none of them will work if you do not have a proper and complete sleep.
Doctor:You need to sleep for 6-8 hours at a stretch.
Doctor:Drink plenty of water atleast 8 glass water a day.
Doctor:Along with it use regular moisturizers.
User:Yes sir,Bec i worked in nyt shft for 2 years ,so only the part of eyeys is looking bad so please let me knw any treatment?
Doctor:Dark circles will gradually get cleared with this changes.
User:Can you suggest me any moisturizers which is good?
Doctor:Like I said, no creams or skin care products will permanently clear this dark circle
Doctor:if you do not sleep well.
Doctor:You will need to plan your sleep and make sure you get a good 6-8 hours sleep.
Doctor:Along with it you can use cetaphil moisturizer at all areas of face.
Doctor:Drink plenty water.
User:ya nw i working in morning shift and i am gtetting good sleep
Doctor:With this three changes; you should be free from dark circles in 2-3 months.
Doctor:Continue sleeping well, drink plenty of water and use moisturizer.
User:cetaphil moisturizer ?
Doctor:If things do not change in 2-3 months, then you can use all the costly products such as olay total effects or bright skin lightening creams.
Doctor:yes, cetaphil moisturizer will be good.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any questions?
User:yes sir and also olay total effects is good to use?
Doctor:It's going to be cost effective only if you follow my previous 3 recommendation.
User:if you dont mind i have quesion sir?
Doctor:You will only be unnecessarily burning your pocket if you do not follow the basic 3 recommendations.
Doctor:Yes, please go ahead with your question.
User:my friends are suggesting me to take redwine (Bec the bllod purification and to get fairness) is it true?
Doctor:Red wine has antioxidant capabilities. But when it is taken in excess it is no similar to any alcohol products.
Doctor:Red wine is good; but only when taken in moderation.
Doctor:But the best remedy for a brighter and natural skin is continuous use of moisturizer and sun screen.
Doctor:If you are looking for a fairer skin then use cetaphil moisturizer regularly and use a good sunscreen like suncross with SPF more than 26.
Doctor:The combination of two will make sure your skin becomes more lighter and fairer.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:ok and also i am facing cough problem sir
Doctor:Since when are you having cough?
User:2 year
Doctor:Is it every day cough or it occurs at specific times?
User:i had shown to doctor and they said its alergic so
Doctor:Are you there?
User:now a days i am facing every day
Doctor:Since your doctor diagnosed it as allergy related cough
Doctor:what treatment has he give you and how is your response?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:they gave me tablets and told that its for alergic but now daily i am facing
Doctor:It would be difficult to predict the cause of every day cough without clinical examination; since the causes are numerous.
Doctor:And as the right treatment depend on the cause, I will not be able to provide you with useful treatment in this case.
Doctor:You should get back to your doctor and discuss why the cough has flared up now.
User:yes i will do it sir
Doctor:May be there could be an infective source or other illness that has super added to allergies.
Doctor:It can be figured out with clinical examination and tests.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:yes sir
User:thank you
Doctor:If you have no more questions, before closing this chat
Doctor:I see you have posted similar dark eye related question on my dash board.
Doctor:If you are satisfied with my reply, shall I ignore that question
Doctor:or would you like me to sent you the same answer?
User:No i will follow your suggestions and i will let you know
Doctor:So I shall delete that question.
Doctor:Is that ok?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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