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Acne and black scars on the legs. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   hi ...this is XXXXXXXX frm
Doctor :   ok
User :   am suffering from acene problem from past 6 years
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   its on my butt n little below it
User :   23yrs female student single yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is the size?
User :   this has left scars and there are black small spots all over
Doctor :   how mmany?
User :   about 2 cms each
Doctor :   ok
User :   its like 3 to 4 boils per month
Doctor :   can you describe the location approximately in relation to your spine?
User :   is there any solution to cure it permanently
User :   its all over my bum, which extends till my back of my legs
Doctor :   is this recurring for the past 6 years? if one crop appears how many days does it persist before disappearing?
User :   its the same has not increased stays for 2 weeks or so
User :   for this i cant even wear shorts or skirts and go in public
Doctor :   is there associated pain?
User :   yeah there is
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is there any redness?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   is the redness from the beginning or after few days
User :   starts from redness n there pus formation also
User :   after few days
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Allergies?
User :   no i have dry skin and black pigmentation on my both ankles
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor/Taken any medication?
User :   my father has eczema so am woried if this turns out to be it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what medicines you use for this?
User :   yeah am takin hoemopathy from 1 month for acne n black pigmentation on my lower legs
Doctor :   ok
User :   what do you have to say about this
User :   i need help
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from the history that you are providing
User :   yeah
Doctor :   this could ,ost probably be an epidermoid cyst
User :   ok it curable
Doctor :   yes it is
User :   i am a aspiring model all these are affecting ma career
User :   so i want quick n permanent cure
Doctor :   for faster results you need to consult a dermatologist get it confirmned
Doctor :   and treat accordingly
User :   so is heomopathy the answer for this ...hw long will it take to get cured
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
Doctor :   i can not comment much on homeopathy
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yeah i filled it
User :   so is dermatologist is the answer
Doctor :   for better management that sthe answer
User :   ok for black pigmentation on legs
Doctor :   dermatologist is the guide even to that
User :   i was using pernex gel 5% for my acene problems
Doctor :   ok
User :   when i was using it used reduction n when i stopped it used to come back ...should i use the same gel or i have to change it
Doctor :   you can use but
Doctor :   do not ever try to prick that
Doctor :   it may get infected
Doctor :   and later leave scar
User :   ok...whst should i do for the scars
User :   i dont want the marks
Doctor :   complete removal of the scar the treatment is surgical or LASER
User :   what will the cost be appro
Doctor :   this varies
Doctor :   depending on the extent of scar
User :   appro any figure..
User :   can the black pigmentation or ecezma on ma leg be removed by laser
User :   *eczema
Doctor :   we can refer you to a consultant and he can guide you better after the examination
User :   yeah fine
User :   can i know
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