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Causes and treatment for Acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
User :   its regarding my wife....She is having pimples on her fore head
User :   dont know what is the reason?
User :   but they are there for all the times
User :   can you give some suggestions on this?
Doctor :   Since when is she having pimples? Are they solid in consistency or pus filled?Also may i know her age?
User :   Her age is 22
User :   she is having this from last 4 months
User :   few are solid and few are very minor but not pus filled
Doctor :   There are various causes of pimples as stress, excessive oil secretion, infection, lack of proper diet, oily and fried food intake.
Doctor :   Is she taking any birth control pills or any other medication? They also cause pimples.
User :   No she is not taking any pills.
Doctor :   1)Take tab Evion and Z & B daily once for few months. These are multivitamin tablets and help in reducing them.
User :   ok..are these are safe or will there be any side effects ?
Doctor :   2)Apply ointment ADAPLENE ointment twice a day on them. Do not overuse them as it causes skin to be dry.
Doctor :   3)Drink lots of water.
Doctor :   No they do not have side effects.
Doctor :   4)A helpful herbal remedy for pimples includes the mixing of one teaspoon of coriander juice, combined with a pinch of turmeric powder.Apply this paste on them and it will help reduce them
Doctor :   5)Never touch them and keep the skin clean by washing with antibacterial face wash and water.
Doctor :   6)Mix lime juice and rose water in equal portions. Apply on affected area. Wash it off after 20-30 minutes with lukewarm water.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i have said?
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   yes
User :   I copied all the steps
User :   Thanks a lot for the valuable information
Doctor :   Is there anything else you would like to know?
User :   last question
Doctor :   Sure
User :   if at any time have to contact doctor which specialist I need to visit ?
Doctor :   You can see dermatologists for that.
User :   Ok Thanks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye for now
User :   bye
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