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Treatment for pimples and to remove scars left by pimples - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hi
User :   my skin is not gud
User :   got pimples n scares
Doctor :   k pl explain in details
User :   how to overcome that
Doctor :   Please provide these details: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation,
User :   i m 23
User :   female
User :   working as sw engg
Doctor :   k
User :   from banglore
Doctor :   since how long ur having the probs?
User :   i use to sit in AC which wont suite to my body
User :   6 months
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   yeh..
User :   bt now pimples are reduced
Doctor :   can u tell the medications
User :   bt i m worried abt scars
Doctor :   well its called Acne
Doctor :   which cause the scars
Doctor :   Acne occurs when the oil glands of the skin become plugged.
User :   ok
Doctor :   some tips for taking care of acne
User :   ok
Doctor :   Wash the skin twice a day using a mild soap, especially after exercise
Doctor :   Avoid scrubbing the skin. Hard scrubbing of the skin is harmful because it irritates the openings of the oil glands and can cause them to be more tightly closed.
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   ok..
User :   yess...

Doctor :   Avoid putting any oily or greasy substances on the face. Oily and greasy substances make acne worse by blocking oil glands. If unavoidable, use water-based cover-up cosmetics, and wash them off at bedtime.
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