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Cause of skin colour changing around the fore head area - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Ui my name is XXXXXXXX and i seem to have a problem with my skin color mainly around my forehead this started happening when i was an early teen but now its getting a bit noticeable i've used products such as skinbright and civant skin products but now have worked effectively so i wondering can you you help me determine what i need to do and what skin problem i possible have?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr.xxxx here. let me read what you have typed
User :   ok
Doctor :   do you tend to be out in sun ?
User :   not really
Doctor :   please provide your age, gender, location, height, weight, details of past medical illness if any
User :   im 20 years old, male live in ixxxxx,IN 5'11, and weigh 170 and no past illnesses other than asthma which is no problem
Doctor :   what other symptoms do you have?
User :   other than this skin problem none i can possible show a picture if needed
Doctor :   ok, if you can send me the picture, please send it to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   and tell me when you have sent it, for me to check
User :   ok
User :   its coming through jeremyros
Doctor :   ok
User :   tell me if you recieved it yet
Doctor :   ok, let me check, give me a moment
Doctor :   ok, it resembles it like sunburn
Doctor :   sunburn usually affects forehead and cheek bones
User :   ok what would you recommend?
Doctor :   since the rays can fall there directly
Doctor :   have tried using sunscreen lotion?
Doctor :   have you got this examined anytime by your physician?
User :   no not yet
Doctor :   ok, then I would recommend that you use a sunscreen lotion first of SPF 30 and above
User :   would i still use sunscreen in conjunction with the skinbright product i have
Doctor :   use it for about two weeks whenever you go out in daytime
Doctor :   apply 10-15 minutes before you go out
Doctor :   continue to use the product you have bought two times a day
User :   and using this will reduce my skin color?
Doctor :   as instructed in that
Doctor :   in conjunction of using the sunscreen lotion
Doctor :   reapply the lotion if you sweat profusely or have a work out
Doctor :   also try this simple home remedy, it will help lighten your skin color to some extent in a natural way
User :   ok thanks a lot because i was really confused, cause it never happened when i was little and now it just bopped up
Doctor :   mix a spoon of bengal gram flour, a little curd, a spoon of lime juice, mix it into a paste, apply it over entire face, allow to dry, and wash with cold water while gently rubbing it like a scrub
Doctor :   also mix glycerine, rose water and lime juice in 1:1:1 ratio and keep, apply when going to bed daily
Doctor :   see for results in 2-3 weeks time
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you do not see any change in color, then i would recommend you to get a opinion and examination by a dermatologist
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
Doctor :   please get back to me in case of having doubts
User :   thank you and i wrote down everything you said but i will see a doctor if symptoms continue
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no thanks a lot for your information
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User :   I will thanks
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