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Different treatments to remove scars left by pimples - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   what is the meaning "the scar is superficial"
Doctor :   The scar is not involving the deeper layers of the skin.
User :   can i use microdermabrasion or medium chemical peel for removng scars
Doctor :   Yes, but after getting an opinion of a good dermatologist.
Doctor :   As they have to be examined
User :   is these treatment safe?
Doctor :   They can cause skin irritation in some.
User :   ok..... any tube or cream can be used
Doctor :   How did the scars appear?
Doctor :   What scars are they?
User :   through pimples .......
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you used any medications previously?
User :   no but planning
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There is Laser treatment available
User :   but laser treatment is only for deeper scars,i think
Doctor :   That depends on the extent of the scars.
User :   ok.... tell me the rought idea of cost for laser treatment and chemical peeling
Doctor :   They need to be examined
Doctor :   by the dermatologist
User :   what is the difference between laser treatment and chemical peeling
Doctor :   In chemical peel a layer of skin is removed.
Doctor :   Laser is just light rays projected into the skin
Doctor :   It is non-invasive
User :   ok
User :   any tube and cream for pimples scars
Doctor :   I suggest that you try Azelaic acid 2.5% twice a day
User :   is it work for removing a layer of skin
Doctor :   The cost of a chemical peel is Rs4000 per sitting roughly
User :   ok
User :   and laser
User :   is azelaic acid 2.5% work for removing dead layers of skin
User :   are u there doctor
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Sorry I was chatting with other patients
User :   no prob. is azelaic acid 2.5% work for removing dead layers of skin
Doctor :   It helps in preventing further pimples and can help in removing scars in some
User :   ok
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can take their opinion regarding the chemical peel
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok
User :   yes i have filled the form
User :   thanks
Doctor :   Ok
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