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Cause of acne on the scalp and prevention of the same. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can i help you
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   hi , i got some allargy like acne on my hear. i was met a doctor ..but he said no medicine for this you can aplly clincin gel .what should i do.i apllied that gel but no change
Doctor :   The acne is on the outer aspect of the ear or inthe inside
User :   the acne is only behand of hair on my head
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Since when are you having it
User :   since 3 years .
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location:
User :   24,male,software engineer
Doctor :   Any medical illness that you have..
User :   no
Doctor :   Habits if any Like smoking or drinking or any other
User :   no
Doctor :   the way i get it is that you have Acne in the hair line for 3years at the back..
Doctor :   Is that right
User :   am having this acne since 3 years. am still applying Clincine gel ..but no use
Doctor :   Any where else on the body that you have them?
Doctor :   At the back on the face or buttocks
User :   no only on head
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Have yougot your blood sugars tested recently
User :   ya.. but its good
User :   i mean normal
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Do you have an oily face or wear a hat most of the timje
Doctor :   Time
User :   mine is oily face .. am not wearing cap
Doctor :   Any Dandruff that you have
User :   some times am having dandruff . but am doing head bath dially
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   with that acne am getting pain and itching also
Doctor :   Other than this gel that you mentioned have you tried any other medications
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   there are a few tips that you could follow to prevent them from coming over again
User :   no am using this gel only
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   ok kindly tell me that tips
Doctor :   Stress has a strong relationship to acne and a profound impact.
Doctor :   Like other hormonal steroids (testosterone, dihydrotestosterone, etc.) these chemicals target the skin in a disruptive manner and acne flare-ups may coincide with increased stress.
Doctor :   stressful events or situations.
User :   ok
Doctor :   cleanse very thoroughly, or cleanse three times a day rather than two. Increase the use of some products from once daily
Doctor :   Coffee may be a promoter of acne and its consumption should be limited.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Please fil;l this form i send and tell me when done
Doctor :   A good diet is an effective tool in controlling acne,
Doctor :   fruits and vegetables rich in antioxidants, combined with adequate protein.
User :   ok
User :   what else
Doctor :   62% more prevalent in active smokers than in non-smokers.
Doctor :   hairline may be caused by sebum and free fatty acids that are generated in the scalp and migrate onto the forehead.
Doctor :   condition can be reduced or eliminated by shampooing more frequently and/or selecting a shampoo specifically developed for oily hair.
Doctor :   Glycolic Cleanser can be used as an oil reducing shampoo.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that you will need..
User :   thank you very much
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User :   may i know your good name
Doctor :   Dr.
Doctor :   Bye for now..
User :   thank you .. bye
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