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Acne problem. What medication to take? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 10-Oct-2013
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Practicing since : 2002
Answered : 106 Questions
User:I have acne problem
Doctor:please proceed with your query
Doctor:sorry to hear that
User:in my cheeks and little bit on right side of forehead
Doctor:have you taken treatment for the same?
User:they are not visible from disctance but when i tpouch my skin its very rough and are visible from near
User:not so far
Doctor:is there pus filled acne?
Doctor:is there scars?
Doctor:I think the problem is minimal, isn't it?
User:but its now more that a month
Doctor:It may be blackheads
User:when i touch my cheeks i can feel them
Doctor:Can you mail me the pictures of the same?
User:no idnt think so
User:email id
User:just sent
User:no idea if they are visible in the pic
Doctor:please wait
Doctor:while I check for it
User:have sent one more pic
Doctor:please wait
Doctor:I am checking for it
Doctor:I have not received it yet
Doctor:it has just come in
Doctor:Shall I take a look at the pictures and call you?
User:I am ok both ways
User:have you recvd the one which says one more pic
Doctor:I have seen both
Doctor:it seems like small boils or furuncles
Doctor:you can use persol topical ointment only on the affected areas twice daily for a week
Doctor:These boils would go away
Doctor:then you can use soft face wash like nivea to get smoother skin
Doctor:wash your face thrice daily to keep it healthy
Doctor:drink plenty of fluids orally to prevent acne
User:anything else
Doctor:get well soon
User:ya thanks for your time
Doctor:thank you too
Doctor:bye for now
Doctor:take care
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