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Waxing burns - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   Hello I burned my face by waxing and it looks as if some skin came off but its not too severe.
Doctor :  
your age?
User :   17
Doctor :  
And when was this done ?
User :   2 days ago
Doctor :  
Okay waxing was done for acne or scar or wrinkle or for cosmetic?
Doctor :  
How many sitting?
User :   i have too much facial hair b/c i have PCOS so i waxed my face
Doctor :   Okay

Doctor :   are the marks all over the face ?
User :   now just on the sides and near my lip
Doctor :  
or only near the hair removed sites
Doctor :  
Okay

Doctor :  
as it produced an scar
User :   yes
User :   i have a pink scar
User :   excuse me when i made the payment it asked for my adress wht is going to be shipped ?
Doctor :   Okay
Doctor :   No it is only for the statistical purpose.
User :   ok
User :   so what should i do?
Doctor :   Is it burning or itching/

User :   sometimes
User :   depends what i put on my face
User :   when i put on this scar scream it itches
User :   mederma
Doctor :  
Okay
Doctor :  
that mean you do it on your own
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Okay
Doctor :   you used mederma for the scars right
User :   yes
Doctor :  
Okay
Doctor :  
actually these scars caused by waxing disappear in a weak or so
Doctor :  
and if itching is there
User :   ahan
Doctor :  
then antihistaminics are given first
Doctor :  
and calamine lotion
User :   ahan
User :   well no the itching and burning isnt bad
User :   it is only burning
User :   because i peeled
User :   off the dead skin
User :   or this dry skin tht was forming on my face
Doctor :  
Oky the are the scab
User :   ummm i think so
Doctor :  
Normally in face the scars are very less
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and heal fast
Doctor :  
the dry sin which you have removed will heal soon without leaving any trace
User :   ok
User :   so should i continue to use vitamin e lotion and mederma?
Doctor :  
Indeed not required
User :   so i should just leave it alone?
Doctor :   yes
User :   well when the scars become dry my face becomes irritated it feels uncomfortable and also i have family over at my house so i was wondering if i can cover my scars with foundation?
Doctor :  
Normally if these scar to be hidden in that case
Doctor :  
to avoid others notice
User :   ahan
Doctor :  
as it can heal soon
Doctor :  
there is nothing extra required
User :   ok
Doctor :  
even if
User :   well can i still use foundation because i need to cover my scars today
Doctor :  
applied it can do good by one day then the normal
Doctor :  
yes
User :   ok
User :   i also wanted to know
User :   since i have PCOS
User :   what would be a good cream to use
Doctor :  
yes
User :   to reduce the growth of facial hair
Doctor :  
Creams are not so effective in PCOS as it is due to the high progesterone level in the body
User :   ahan
Doctor :  
which is an female hormone in excess
User :   ok
Doctor :  
it produces this symptoms by converting into an male hormone
User :   well is there anything because my face looks so bad when i have facial hair growth
Doctor :  
Okay this is an gynecology and endocrine problem
User :   ahan
Doctor :  
it will require the hormone excess test
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and the level will
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determine the
User :   ok
Doctor :  
opposing hormone
Doctor :  
that is estrogen and its level
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to combat it
User :   alright
User :   well thank you so much for your help today
Doctor :  
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User :   ok np
Doctor :   any query you can log in any time
User :   ok
Doctor :  
we will be at your service to help
User :   ok
Doctor :  
thank you
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