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Dark patches on the face, sun burn - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i feel my ski is very dry
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Since when are you having this problem?
User :   aprat from this -i my face is looks dark ...not coz it dark .It coz i have pigmentation or dark patches on forehead nose corners and near my chin
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   i have this problem since i was 12 i guesss.
User :   not really sure of dates ..
Doctor :   You need adequate moisture to the skin.
User :   i had consuted doctors ...
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   they gave me soem medicines for pigmentations ....
User :   OK details
User :   age 28
User :   Gender F
User :   Occupations : was working earlier ..
User :   now have take a break
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   marital stauts ..single
Doctor :   Weight and height?
User :   the medicien they fave worked to soem extent but then itsnoa complete cure
User :   weight around 50
User :   height arpund ...4.10
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   now .....all i am interested is to have a healthy skin
Doctor :   Was there any recent weight gain?
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and mostly cure the dark patch at the nose corners and on my chin (just below the lower lip)
User :   no weight gain
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   I suggest that you use a natural based moisturizer like aloevera
User :   there are lots int eh market ...
Doctor :   Twice application per day after face wash
User :   can u sugggest some specific brands ..
User :   o ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   how abt the dark patches at nose corners and at chin
User :   actually one of teh doctor suggested
User :   Elocon cream ...
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   when ever i appy this cream the dark patches seems to lighter.....My skin on face as such looks fairer and lil healthy (i mean supple and not too dry)
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   but if i stop its back to same bad condition after a month or so ...
Doctor :   Ok
User :   no i dont want to use a medicine life long...
Doctor :   How long have you been using it?
User :   nope i dont have any other problem...
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Is the pigmentation increasing when you are oing out in the sun?
User :   i used for the first time in 2000 ...and after that i use it when ever i feel the very dark and dicontinue once it gets ok
User :   i have not observed if its goes up in sun
User :   but in general i get dark if i in sun even for short time ..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   The cause could be photosensitivity
User :   one of the doctor said the dark patches have appeared cox i have rubbed it too hard ..
User :   i am a lil bony and he says in such cases rubbing too hard will get dark pigmentation
Doctor :   I suggest that you use adequate moisturizer on your face
Doctor :   Do not use any chemicals on your skin other than the creams suggested
Doctor :   Use a sunscreen with 25-30spf everyday
Doctor :   whenever you go out
Doctor :   when you wash your face, use a herbal soap
Doctor :   or a mild soap like pears or dove
Doctor :   Dont rub your face to dry it, rather pat it dry.
User :   o ok..
Doctor :   If the dark patches are not lightening, there are therapies like chemical peels, some drugs like treinoin, and laser treatments
User :   i am using skinseck soap ..
User :   is this fine
User :   or should i change it..
User :   Skinsect**
Doctor :   to cure them, but they should be done under the advice and guidance of a dermatologist.
Doctor :   better use a very mild glycerine based or a herbal soap
Doctor :   do not wash your face more than 2 times per day.
Doctor :   avoid dust, traffic and smoke as that dries your skin.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   apply the moisturizer twice a day.
User :   any specifc sunscreen...
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   any product with the required spf is fine.
User :   ok ..
User :   o ya
User :   thanks doctor ..:-)
User :   i have seen many ppl having
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   darkness at nose cornes and also at chin (below the lower lip) any specific treatment or helbal tip for htat
User :   yes i did
Doctor :   try to keep that area clean with extra care while washing your face
User :   ok..
User :   thanks doctor ...
Doctor :   You are welcome
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