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Have sunburn on forehead. Used banatan cream. How to cure this? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:actuaaly i have sun burn on my forehead very dark one.i tried few medicines like banatan ,depiwhite and local one eraser .iused them for more than three month still those patches are still there.
User:could you suggest me any good and stong medicine to reome them,
User:remove them?
User:my natural color is also dark brown but these pathches are really balck on through out my forhead looking really bad.
User:please suggest something.
Doctor:There are a few medical products containing hydroquinone, kojic acid and vitamin D can reduce pigmentation of skin
Doctor:Such products are available on prescription from a dermatologist.
Doctor:however these products are
Doctor:helpful in milder cases.
Doctor:If the patches are very dark,
Doctor:these medical products may be of less help.
Doctor:Such dark pigmented areas can be corrected cosmetically by use of laser therapy.
Doctor:I would recommend you to consult a dermatologist for direct examination.
Doctor:The need for Laser correction can be decided based on the it.
Doctor:Have you followed what I have suggested?
User:yes,i agree but where i will get good any authentic laser theraphy?
User:and what wiil be the cost of such therapy
Doctor:Laser correction is being done at most skin care hospitals.
User:can you suggest me any one near XXXXXXX to dombivli?
Doctor:The procedure is done by a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist.
User:what will be the charge....roughly..
User:i heard that these therapies are bit exapncive
Doctor:I do not have any personal reference of doctors in Thane/mumbai
Doctor:I shall mail you some suggestions of doctors who can help you, if that is ok with you.
User:mail me at YYYY@YYYY and YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:The cost of the procedure depends on the institute, the size of lesion and other factors.
Doctor:It might vary between 0000 to 0000 INR (average)
Doctor:It needs to be confirmed from your surgeon.
Doctor:I shall mail you the details to the following address.
Doctor:Is there any other query?
User:no thanks.
User:thanks for discussion this with me.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
User:have a good day.
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