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Causes and remedy for pale patches on the face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   how can i yelp you ?
User :   I consulted my skin specialist since I have few pale patches on my face. He gave me Sun screen lotion from Ranbaxy saying I must apply it when I go out in the sun
Doctor :   ok
User :   Should I apply this only when I go out when the sun is high or even if I go for early morning walks. I go for wlaks between 6 - 7.30
User :   I am really worried that I may develop more
Doctor :   ok
User :   Please can you tell me what I can do?
Doctor :   befor that i need to ask you few questions
User :   yes
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: : Occupation: Location: Marital Status: User :   Age : 28
User :   Occupation = xxxxx , location : blore, martial status: single
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what was the medicine that ws advised by the doctor?
User :   I am not too sure of the name, it is sunscreen lotion from ranbaxy
Doctor :   ok
User :   also he has asked me to apply sofradex
User :   on the patches at night
User :   and deriva aqueos gel on forehead pimples
Doctor :   ok
User :   also antioxidant tablets
User :   for 30 days
Doctor :   ok
User :   also sorry I forgot
User :   one more is some alvoera
Doctor :   that all right
User :   cream after sofradex
Doctor :   ok
User :   actually I have dark eye circles also thats why
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the cream make be advised
Doctor :   so as to increase your melanin synthisis
Doctor :   melanin is the pigment thatbrings
Doctor :   tan to the skin
User :   ok
Doctor :   so for the to be more effective
Doctor :   the exposur to sun is necessary
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   so do you say its ok for me to go for morning walks. And will it not cause more patches?
User :   apart from this during week days its only when I go to office at 9 I go out in sun
User :   but week ends it may be more
Doctor :   that should be ok
Doctor :   when you to walk in the morning
Doctor :   see to that you apply the cream
Doctor :   in fact early morning exposure to sun is m ore advisable
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
User :   yes thank you. Can I ask one more question?
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   proceed
User :   I have dark patches around the mouth, at the corners, Can you tell me what I can do to get rid of them. And alos for the under eye dark circles
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   there are few causes for the condition that you are mentioning
Doctor :   like it may be becuse vit b defeciency
Doctor :   it may in sometimes be anormal variation
Doctor :   is it that you are having these black circle for long?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   it had reduced a bit when I was massaging my face with cream
User :   but now it is looks more
User :   but i have had it for long
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as i told you it may benormal in some individuals
Doctor :   it may some time reflect long standanding illness
Doctor :   or in rare cases it may be rodent ulcer
Doctor :   so i would suggest you to meet your skin doctor and determine what is the exact cause and get treated accordingly
User :   ok thanks a lot.
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
Doctor :   fill this and say when done
User :   yes thank you
Doctor :   is there any thng else that i can help you with?
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User :   or if we have queries we can ask any time?
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