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Dark spots on back, shoulders. Advised chemical peeling. Opinion? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Pigmentation Problems
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User:hello doc
Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:there is pigmentation on roots of the hair on my back and shoulders . it was there form many yrs , but now it has increased very much on my back since last 3 to 4 months , i don't know why ? the has given me retino gel and topisal lotion to apply on afftect area
User:skin doc has given me retino gel and topisal lotion to apply on afftect area
User:she says that if am concious about the dark spots then i need undergo chemical peeling
User:for back and shoulders
User:she says it's not disease, it's skin tendancy
Doctor:Do you need my suggestion on this?
User:yes , i want to know wether i sld go chemical peeling or is it curable with medicines and gels
User:what is app cost for chemical peeling
Doctor:The results of chemical peeling are effective
Doctor:But they are not 100% guarenteed
User:my doc has aksed for 1200 for one setting and said for alteast 2 seetings
Doctor:I have a suggestion for it
User:it means the dark spots will come again
User:after spending so much
Doctor:You can ask a Dermatologist specialist on our portal
Doctor:That would be a second opinion
Doctor:Also, we need to look at the lesions
User:yes i need second opinoin
Doctor:You may have to send us the pictures of the lesion as well
Doctor:We will assist you on this
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
User:where do i need to send pics
User:i have already put a query to dermatalogist , i thought i will be chatting to dermatalogist
User:no prob i will try to mail pics subject with ur name
Doctor:Oh that's great
Doctor:Then you may want to get the answer from the Dermatologist before you proceed further
User:ok , let's see what they suggest , if am still confused , i will send pics to you
User:for better clarity
User:nice talking to you , tks
Doctor:Same here
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
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