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Allergic reaction to acne relieving products - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   i am a having a problem with my skin it's so sensitive and i got Acne.
i went to the doctor and he gave me Mixture of acretin and eldopaque forte 4% cream.
and a Soap.
i have been using this for two days and it's hurt and my face is red so should i contiue using it or not.
sorry about my english.     
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr.xxxx here
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   i am female
User :   and 22 years old
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Now if the skin has reddened and/or with itching sensation
Doctor :   it is an indication of allergy
Doctor :   and you should not continue that
Doctor :   You should report back to the prescribed doctor
User :   ok
Doctor :   and discuss with him
Doctor :   about the alternatives
User :   ok
User :   i have been using dermovite ( don't know the spelling) for long time and have damage on my face
User :   what should i do?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   obviously you should stop it
User :   i not using it now
Doctor :   as you are aware that it has damaged your skin
Doctor :   damage in the skin meaning only acne?
User :   no not only acne
User :   also Large pores and it's so senstive than before
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   they are complications of acne
Doctor :   for now discontinue such
Doctor :   do not use any cosmetics
Doctor :   that is the best thing to do
Doctor :   wash your face everyhour with plain water
Doctor :   3 times per day with warm water
Doctor :   and use a soap which you are comfortable with
Doctor :   over the years
Doctor :   which has not harmed you
Doctor :   do not try any new soaps or shampoos
Doctor :   Are you getting it?
User :   ya
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   Good sleep and physical exercise is good for a healthy skin
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   Do you have any other questions?
User :   no thanks
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