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Causes and treatment for black dots and acne on face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi, gud afternoon..
Doctor :   Good After noon TO you too XXXXXXXX
User :   i have black dots & acnes on my face.. can u help me out.
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details of the patient-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age: 22, gender:male: , employee, single.
User :   weight: 57, height 168cm
Doctor :   Since what age are you having this and Have you tried any Teatment modalities
User :   black dots from 1 year & acnes from 4 years..
User :   but in mild..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Are you on Any medications
User :   ya long before i applied retino ..
Doctor :   Overproduction of oil; Irregular shedding of dead skin cells; Buildup of bacteria are the causes for your acne
User :   m not sure whether it was retino A or b.
Doctor :   ok
User :   it was of no use.
Doctor :   Have you given up on it now
User :   ya.
Doctor :   How did you use it and For how long and what was the method that you used it
User :   i used to apply in night.
User :   & i applied as we apply some facial scream... but i suggested quantity.
User :   some times i also get white dots
Doctor :   Isotretinoin is a powerful medication available for scarring cystic acne or acne that doesn't respond to other treatments.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   You can discuss with your dermatologist regarding the same
User :   ?
User :   ok ... so u suggest me to apply isotretinoin.
Doctor :   Avoid Repeated face washing since it drives away the moisture making your skin prone to further Acne
Doctor :   Yes I Do recommend it for your face
User :   will it be benificial for both acnes , black dots & white dots as well?
Doctor :   and Be gentle try applying it to your inner surface of the arm and if you have any allergic reaction stop it
User :   m much worried about black dots..
Doctor :   For Black dots Steam Bath and Facial Cleansing with gentle Scrub will help
Doctor :   steam Bath help loosen the Pores and Scrub scrape it out for you
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   thats it .. thanks a lot...
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Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   ya.. i have..
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