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When should I apply mederma skin care cream? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 09-Nov-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2005
Answered : 1718 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:when should we apply mederma skin care cream
Doctor:It can be used at night time over the areas affected.
User:in previous chat dr XXXX advised me to apply the cream for the dark spots in my face
Doctor:Yes, you can apply the cream over dark spots.
Doctor:Prefer to use it at night before going to bed.
User:should we apply and leave it all over the night and wash the face on the morning
Doctor:Leave it alone and clean it when you wake up.
Doctor:That would be preferable.
Doctor:Along with mederma, you can also use good sunscreen for additional benefits during the day.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other questions.
User:i have dark semi circle like thing below my eyes my face is bright and it is looking ugly on the darkish below my eyes will this cream be helpful
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:Unlike dark spots on face which are secondary to acne or other skin lesion
Doctor:under eye circle is mostly due to lack of proper sleep.
Doctor:If you are not drinking sufficient water, it can also result in dark circles.
Doctor:Learn to sleep adequately and drink plenty of water.
User:but it is been two or thrre months how to get rid of it
Doctor:This change will bring changes in your eyes and remove the dark circles in 2-3 months time.
Doctor:Adequate sleep and plenty of water is the best treatment for under eye circle.
Doctor:And not mederma cream
Doctor:have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:ok i will follow can i apply cream on pimples
Doctor:No, mederma cream has no effects on active pimple.
Doctor:It only helps in treating dark spots.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:will it be soft to the skin or will it create any effetcs like itching or burning sensation
Doctor:Very rarely are people allergic to contents of mederma
Doctor:you can try a small amount on small area of body (not face)
User:ok thank you bye
Doctor:and see if you see itching or burning.
Doctor:If you don't find any symptoms after 30 minutes
Doctor:you should not have any problems.
Doctor:Hope I have answered all your questions.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
User:ok thank you
Doctor:Bye for now.
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