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Chemical peeling for scars on face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Sun Burn
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i have red scars on my face..i don't get pimple now..but i want to remove these scars..
User :   how can i do that..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in that
Doctor :   can ask few Q
User :   yes..
User :   go on..
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   24..
Doctor :   since how many days do yu have this
User :   from age of 16 i used to get pimple..but now from past 3 years i don't get..
Doctor :   are yu on any medications
Doctor :   or tablets
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yu have any itching on the red marks
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wats your color complexion
User :   i am fair..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is your face oily
User :   ya sensitive too..
Doctor :   wat soap do yu use
User :   i don't use anything..
Doctor :   for face wash
User :   i don't use anything for my face..
Doctor :   u just wash with water
User :   yes.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are your menstrual cycles regular
User :   yes..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as per your symptoms
Doctor :   the condition is due to
Doctor :   1. oily face
Doctor :   2. harmone changes
Doctor :   3. event the nutrition defeciecny
User :   ok..but i only have scars..which i red..these scars r due to my pimple which i used to get..
Doctor :   yes yu are right
User :   i broke most of them with my hand due to which the scars r left out..
Doctor :   once the pimples heal
User :   ok..
Doctor :   they live a scar
User :   ok..
Doctor :   that when its handled by fingers
Doctor :   the pressure and friction
Doctor :   and some infection from fingers
User :   ok..
Doctor :   leads to a scar marks
Doctor :   there are 2 options of treatment
Doctor :   1. chemical peeling
User :   ok..
User :   i wanted a home remedy..
User :   if possible..
Doctor :   2. face wash with brevoxyl and use retion- A cream
User :   ok.
Doctor :   use of brevoxyl face wash
Doctor :   will peel the superficial layers of skin
Doctor :   with our affecting the deep layers
User :   ok..
Doctor :   so the superficial layer which contains these red marks dissappear
User :   ok..
Doctor :   once the peeling of skin is done
Doctor :   thats after this treatment
Doctor :   need to use moisturizers to soften the skin
User :   means..
Doctor :   and make the skin surface uniform
User :   ok..
Doctor :   i will tell the name of the mositurizer
User :   ok..
User :   how is chemical peeling done.??
Doctor :   i will help u in this
Doctor :   its a 10- 15 min procedure
User :   ok..
Doctor :   where they use chemicals on the face
Doctor :   to peel the skin
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and to remove the scars and pits over the skin
User :   what is 10-15 min procedure..
Doctor :   they use glycerin, saliyx
Doctor :   with the chemicals they clean your face one bye one
Doctor :   first with salilyx
User :   i am getting confused...what do u suggest me to do it...can u please repeat it..i am sorry for it..
Doctor :   not to worry
Doctor :   i clearly explain to yor
User :   ok..
Doctor :   i am taking about chemical peeling
User :   ok..can u do chemical peeling at home..
Doctor :   no its done in the hospital
Doctor :   its OPD procedure
User :   ok..fine that eliminates this..
User :   so i should use the face wash and the retion -A cream right..
Doctor :   yes that has equal effect of chemical peeling
User :   ok..
User :   thats nice..
Doctor :   need to use Brevoxyl face wash
Doctor :   2-3 times a day
User :   does this completely remove the scars???? and what moisture should i use..and what is 10-15 min procedure..
Doctor :   use the face wash after washing the face with normal plain water first
User :   ok..
Doctor :   wat is said the 10-15 min procedure is
Doctor :   chemical peeling
User :   ok..
User :   i understood now..
Doctor :   not to use warm water to wash the face
User :   ok..
User :   i also have have thin hair .. which i want to make thick and long..u can tell me abt this after ur suggestions on face scars..
Doctor :   after using brevoxyl face wash for 15-20days
User :   ok..
Doctor :   then use start using Retino A cream 0.025%
Doctor :   for 20- 25 days
User :   should i stop using the face wash and what abt the retion A cream??..
Doctor :   first 15- 20 days use brevoxyl face wash
Doctor :   and stop it
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and after that use Retino -A cream for next 20- 25 days
Doctor :   and stop it
User :   ok..
Doctor :   so a course is completed
Doctor :   mositurizers is only for chemical peelilng
User :   should i continue to use retion A cream all the course time..
User :   or is the same retino or retion??
Doctor :   no its a for 20- 25 days only
Doctor :   2 times a day for 20- 25 days
User :   ok..
User :   can i apply moiturizers duing this period..
Doctor :   after applying any of these not to go to sunlight for 30- 35 min atleast
User :   ok..
User :   like from lakme , lotus company..
Doctor :   the need of moisturizer is like Nivea
User :   ok..
Doctor :   or ponds
User :   ok..
Doctor :   that too after the full course of retiono - A and brevoxyl
User :   ok..thank u so much..
Doctor :   regarding diet
User :   during this period i should not apply anything know.
Doctor :   i need to give few tips
User :   ok..i need to also ask few more question..
Doctor :   avoid oily foods
User :   ok..
User :   done.
User :   will do that..
Doctor :   fatty foods like cheese butter chocolate
Doctor :   panner
User :   paneer..also?? oh i love them..
Doctor :   need to reduce carbonated drinks like pepsi or coke
Doctor :   i said yu need to reduce it
Doctor :   not to stop it
User :   but its ok..
User :   ok..
User :   will do that..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   take carrot, cucumber, beets
Doctor :   its very good
User :   ok..
Doctor :   take papaya, gauva, and almond
User :   ok..
Doctor :   please proceed with your query
User :   can u suggest me a fairness cream for my hand which have gone tan due to sun exposure..
Doctor :   yes i will do that
Doctor :   its SPF 18- 20
User :   ok..
User :   will this help me reducing the tan..
Doctor :   yes it the cream
Doctor :   for sun protection
User :   no..i want to reduce the tan which is already there..
User :   i do apply sun cream ..
User :   since i used to not care before abt my skin..
Doctor :   yes whenever yu go to the sunlight
Doctor :  
apply 15- 20 min before going out
User :   ok..
Doctor :its only for hands
User :   ok..
Doctor :please fill the feed back form
User :   i also want my hair to be thick and long .. which r thin and short now..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in thi s
User :   ok..
Doctor :   do yu have dandruff
User :   yes i do..
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i don't have hair fall..
Doctor :   do yu have sparse and broken hairs
Doctor :   ok
User :   no..
Doctor :   ok
User :   i am not sure .. but i don't think they r broken..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wat shampoo do yu use
User :   dove..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many times in a week
User :   alternate days..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   yu need a hair protein tablets
Doctor :   for thick hair and strong lengthier hair
User :   ok..
User :   ok..thats nice.
User :   which is the tablet..
Doctor :   its Tab. Biotin forte 10 mg
User :   ok..
Doctor :   once a day after food in the nite
Doctor :   for 1 month
User :   ok.
User :   and then after that..
Doctor :   no need
User :   ok..
Doctor :   this 30 tablets will get stored in the hairs and blood
Doctor :   and released slowly
User :   ok.
Doctor :   thats fine
User :   thats nice...
Doctor :   did yu fill the feed back form
User :   yes i did..
Doctor :   is there any thing else i can help yu with
User :   ya i wanted diet also..
User :   i want to loose weight..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wats your ht and wt
User :   my height is 5.1" and wt is 69 kgs..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   as per your ht and wt you come under over wt catergory
User :   i am veg ..
Doctor :   the ideal wt for your ht is 55 kgs
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i also eat eggs..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wat ever yu eat
Doctor :   yu need to burn the food mainly fat in the form of calories
User :   ok..
Doctor :   otherwise it will get stored as fat
Doctor :   so a good diet with exercise
Doctor :   is very good
User :   i do excercise..we have a company's gym..
Doctor :   ok thats good
User :   but i need to concetrate on diet.but i need to reduce weight faster..bcoz i am getting married in 4 months time..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wat do yu eat for break fast
User :   upma/poha..and buttermilk..or curd..
Doctor :   ok
User :   and for lunch i have a 1 to 2 chapati + veg + dal..
Doctor :   butter milk and curd
Doctor :   contains more fat
Doctor :   that too saturated fat
User :   really..
User :   oh!!
Doctor :   yes
User :   plz suggest me the best possible diet..
Doctor :   take curd in the diluted form as much as you can
Doctor :   skimmed mill is better than cows milk
User :   ok..
Doctor :   wat oil do yu use
User :   sunflower..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   need to avoid the yellow portion of egg
User :   ok..
Doctor :   can use olive oil and canola oil
User :   figaro is that fine..what is canola oil..
Doctor :   its a cooking oil
User :   which brand of olive oil should i use..
Doctor :   avialable in market
User :   what is it made of...
User :   ok..
Doctor :   any brand is ok
User :   ok..
Doctor :  
its manily safflower
Doctor :   which contains less bad fat
User :   ok..
User :   how many spoons should i use.
User :   in a day time??
Doctor :   ideally per day not more than 6-7 tsps
User :   ok..
User :   plz suggest me some diet in which i can eat parents won't eat olive
Doctor :   in the morning
Doctor :   any breakfast
Doctor :   is fine
Doctor :   but not more that 3
Doctor :   either idli or puha
Doctor :   or small sized dosa
User :   ok..
Doctor :   even 1 cup of diluted milk
Doctor :   with cornflaked
Doctor :   with 2-3 chopped fruits is very good
Doctor :   2-3 spoon of sugar
User :   should i take 2-3 spoons of sugar in a day??
Doctor :   its not teas spoons
Doctor :   its small spoons
User :   then??
User :   ok..
Doctor :   after noon 1-2 chapathi
Doctor :   with 1 cup of rice
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and sambhar
User :   ok..
Doctor :   and 1-2 curry or vegetables
Doctor :   in the snacks can take fruits
User :   ok...
Doctor :   or fruit juices
Doctor :   avoid bhajji
Doctor :   bonda
Doctor :   pani puri
User :   ok..
Doctor :   or gobi manchure
Doctor :   nite which is better for yu
Doctor :   break fast or dinner
User :   anything..
User :   u suggest..
Doctor :   it can be same as afternoon
User :   ok..
Doctor :   or go only for 3 chappati with sabzi
User :   ok..
User :   thank u so much for ur time..
Doctor :   it was nice chatting with you
User :   same here..
User :   bye..
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure..

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