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What are the precautions to be followed to prevent pimples on oily skin? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 27-Dec-2013
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User:i have pimples so tell me some tips to reduce it?
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:what are the do's and dont's for pimples on oily skin
User:in food
User:in using soaps or face wash
Doctor:I believe you were discussing with me on Ask a Doctor.
User:in using creams
Doctor:As far as acne is concerned, there are more dont's then dos here
Doctor:The don't are
Doctor:1. Not to pick any acne lesions.
User:ok what are they?
Doctor:2. Avoiding too many cosmetic products
Doctor:3. Not washing skin very frequently
Doctor:4. Avoiding stressors
Doctor:These are the most important don'ts
User:what food i can prefer so that pimples will not arise
Doctor:Besides these, if acne are occurring very frequently it is recommended to consult an dermatologist for preventive drugs. As I said my discussion there are oral medications that have preventive role.
Doctor:Food and diet have no significant influence on acne.
User:ok what about the using of kind of soap or face wash is preferable
Doctor:however it is recommended that you take plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Doctor:Eat at regular interval; do not fast or skip meals.
Doctor:An irratic food will add to stress which inturn can aggravate acne.
User:is there a restriction to non-veg
Doctor:You may use sebamed acne soap
Doctor:I don't restrict my patients from eating non vegetarian food
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:example for sebamed acne soap
Doctor:I am sorry, Sebamed acne is the name of the soap.
Doctor:you can check at a pharmacy store.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:what about eating of spicy or oily food is it advisable
Doctor:As I said earlier, I do not give any dietary restrictions to patients with acne.
Doctor:You are free to eat if you aren't allergic to any food.
Doctor:Increase fruits and vegetables
Doctor:and eat at regular intervals.
User:what about the cream to the face
Doctor:You can use the same soap. Besides that just use plain moisturizers.
Doctor:As informed over ask a doctor
User:lotion is ok
Doctor:you may need to use other creams for acne spots.
Doctor:I am unaware of what lotion you are talking about.
User:ok thanks for clarifications
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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