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Causes and alternative in medicines for pimples - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   DR XXX here
User :   wish to chat with a dermatologist
Doctor :   please proceed with your query,
User :   this is regarding pimples
Doctor :   ok
User :   i had been using brevoxyl cream
Doctor :   may i know ur age, weight, height ?
User :   the co is shut out now
User :   gae 23, wt 45 kg, ht 5ft 3inch
User :   age23
User :   so can u suggest an alternative for this cream
Doctor :   can u tell me the site on the face u have such acne ?
Doctor :   and can u tell me the no of acne that u have ?
Doctor :   i mean to ask is it very severe?
User :   not very severe
User :   mainly on cheeks
User :   arnd jaw line
Doctor :   brevoxyl is benxyl peroxide
Doctor :   and it is a very common cream
Doctor :   the other creams used are BENZYL 5 % Cream
User :   can i quote benxyl peroxide at med store and use any cream that has it
User :   shud i chk for anything else in medicine
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u need to check the strength of the cream
Doctor :   use 5% for better results
User :   hw do i chk that
User :   ok
Doctor :   benzac ac gel 5 % is anohter alternative
User :   shud i use sum othr cream for marks??
Doctor :   the same cream when applied, will cause marks to recede after some time
User :   ok
Doctor :   these creams are keratolytic, which remove the skin layers one by one and make healthy layers come up
User :   anything that i shud do, so the pimples shud nt occur at the first place
Doctor :   avoid high fat and spicy foods,
User :   that i never eat
User :   anything else??
Doctor :   facial hygiene with a good face wash will help
Doctor :   also, acne are due to hormonal imbalance and will subside after sometime
User :   pls suggest a gud face wash and moisturiser
Doctor :   Stress will also cause acne to come up
Doctor :   XXX , XXX are good ones
User :   ok
Doctor :   also good nutrtion has to be the first one, and next comes the rest
User :   thank you so much
Doctor :   u r welcome,
Doctor :   Do u have any other query?
User :   no thank you
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