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Getting pimple on my face after delivery. Any treatment? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 06-Oct-2013
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Practicing since : 2009
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:i m XXXXXXX here
User:from past 2 months i am facing a skin problem
User:means i have got a pimple on my face
User:and day by day its increasing like any thing
User:few months back i had delivered a baby and my baby is now 7 months old
User:till 6 months i was on meternity leave. and from past 2 months i started going to office
User:and from that day every thing started
Doctor:Have you had acne problems in the past before pregnancy?
User:i dont know what to do and how to resolve my problem. because mine is a very sensitive skin
User:no i didnt had any problem
Doctor:Acne eruptions are common following hormonal changes.
Doctor:If you haven't had acne problems in the past,
Doctor:I suggest you not to worry.
Doctor:Wait for a couple of more months before you start any treatment.
User:but right now i am not using any face cream also
Doctor:If any of the acne spot is large and painful, you can apply clindamycin ointment on it.
User:it will be having any side effect right
User:and for how many days i can use it
Doctor:No serious side effects. You can apply on those acne spots which are bigger in size which is causing pain and which has pus pointing in it.
Doctor:You need apply on the whole face.
Doctor:You can wait for 2-3 months
Doctor:usually the spots will regress and disappear.
User:ho okay
User:Thank you somuch Doctor.
Doctor:If they persist after 3 months, you can start a fresh treatment.
Doctor:Do you have any other questions?
User:i will try with that
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:no questions
User:and Thank you somuch for your help ful suggessions
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
Doctor:Welcome back.
Doctor:Do you have any more concerns.
User:Doctor i have one more question sorry i forgot to ask at that time
User:is there any harm in using savlon soap
User:because i am using that soap from past 5 years
User:before i had a combination skin and now it has become oily
Doctor:Prefer to use mild soaps.
User:so suggest me one very good soap that i can use
Doctor:Pears and dove are meant to be mild.
Doctor:Further avoid frequent washing.
User:but i tried those
User:it didnt work
Doctor:I recommend my patients not to wash with soap or face wash for more than twice.
Doctor:Like I said earlier, soap and other cosmetics are not
Doctor:likely the cause of this problem
Doctor:If you wish to use specific soaps for acne
Doctor:you can try dermadew soaps.
Doctor:This soap should be available at a chemist/pharmacy stores.
User:will my skin become dry if i use that soap
Doctor:Unless you use very frequently, it isn't known to make skin dry.
Doctor:But that's the general observation.
Doctor:The type of changes on has is individualized.
Doctor:You can ask for dermadew aloevera soap instead
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:is that is a ayurvedic soap
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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