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Acne treatment and preventive measures - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor !
User :   have query abt acne
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXX
Doctor :   Please proceed
User :   Few days back , i consulted one doctor abt how can i reduce acne
User :   and she suggested me to apply garlic on face
User :   i did that
User :   but unfortunately my acne has increased by using garlic paste on face
Doctor :   May I know did you see a Dermatologist or Ayurvedic
User :   I consulted doctor online via XXX
User :   som Dr. XXX has responded me
User :   Dr. XXX
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   I think you applied the grounded paste of it
Doctor :   You have to peel the garlic and rub the garlic as it is
User :   ok ..
Doctor :   Did you apply the paste that is available in the market
User :   u mean dont have to make a paste of it ..
User :   no .. i made it on home ..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So it caused a reaction to the acne
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   yeah think so ..
Doctor :   Just leave it alone
Doctor :   Apply Aloe vera in thin layer
Doctor :   over the acne
Doctor :   for 3 days
User :   ok ..
User :   aloevera as in raw form
User :   or some gel
Doctor :   Gel
User :   ok ..
Doctor :   available in the market
Doctor :   Dr. XXXwould have said to apply raw garlic
Doctor :   and not paste
User :   probably i didnt got her wordings properly ..
User :   so if i use garlic i just have to rub it on my face .. and should not make a paste of it, rite ?
User :   and then to use aloe vera over it ..
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   Now stop using any kind of garlic
Doctor :   It may further irritate
User :   ok .. :)
Doctor :   Just apply Aloe gel
Doctor :   Keep few things in mind
User :   ok can u pls suggest me any specific brand ..
Doctor :   1) Never ever touch the acne with your hand except while washing the face
Doctor :   2) Do not scrub the face
Doctor :   3) Use ACNIL soap, rinse and leave the foam on the face for couple of minutes before washing it off
Doctor :   Do not get tensed or stress out because of acne
User :   ok ..
Doctor :   You would not get immediate results with any kind of therapy for acne
Doctor :   Maintain proper skin regimen
Doctor :   with Sun screen lotion while going out
Doctor :   and Aloe at night
Doctor :   washing face twice daily with ACNIL
Doctor :   soap
Doctor :   Did you follow?
Doctor :   Do you have any questions?
User :   i do use face wash .. nirmally prefer using herble things
User :   and do use it twice aa day
Doctor :   Do not confuse your skin with different things
Doctor :   Stick to one
User :   also i use astringent
Doctor :   Do not use astringent
Doctor :   It irritates
User :   ok .
Doctor :   Any one is better than trying to search for better
User :   face wash .. any specific one .. coz my skin is very oily
Doctor :   ACNIL only
User :   ok .
User :   fine doctor ... will update u the effect of ACNIL
Doctor :   You atleast take 1 month to see results
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting em
Doctor :   Bye for now
User :   thnx doc
User :   bye
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