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Acne and sensitive skin on the face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   i have some problems regarding acne on skin...i want to consult some dermatologists
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how old are you?
User :   i am 23
User :   newly married
Doctor :   how long have you been having this problem?
User :   see its been over 2 years
User :   they havenever been very serious
User :   but now i feel they shud go
Doctor :   have you consulted any other dermatologist before?
User :   yes
User :   sagar clinic in bangalore
User :   i saw a dermotologist
Doctor :   ok- are you on any medication?
User :   she gave me retino a and clindamycin and many many other
User :   medicines
Doctor :   has it helped?
User :   but somehow the pimples keep popping up
User :   yes temporarily
Doctor :   which areas are affected?
User :   but my skin has become sensitive due to retino a
User :   its only on cheeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   i cleanse my skin,tone it moisturize it
User :   i take all possible care
Doctor :   how long did you take retino A for?
User :   for almost 3 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   whixh area of bangalore are you in?
User :   i saty at airport road
Doctor :   *which
Doctor :   ok
User :   *stay
Doctor :   it is difficult to suggest a treatment without having a look at the problem
Doctor :   but from what you have told me
User :   ya...
Doctor :   you have tken alot of treatment
Doctor :   it might be that you have very sensitive skin- and not acne in the true sense
Doctor :   what do you use to wash your face?
User :   no its acne.....with red swelling
User :   i use a face wash
Doctor :   ok- do you have any pus points? pain?
User :   yes some pimples have pus
Doctor :   I would advice you to go for a second opinion-
Doctor :   we can call you with the details if that is alright with you
User :   as in?
User :   i dint get you
Doctor :   we will give you a call with details of the best dermatologists in your area
Doctor :   and you can make a choice on whom you would like to see
Doctor :   t is difficult to advice you on treatment without seeing the problem- and you have already taken most of the medicines for acne
Doctor :   r u there?
Doctor :   I have to close this window as there is no response from your side. Please get back if you need any medical advice.
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