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How to get rid of dark spots and warts on face? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 19-Mar-2013
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Doctor:How are you doing
User: I am doing gd, thank you!
User:hope you are doing well too
Doctor:Yes I am
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:I am looking for a solution do get rid off dark spots on my face... which have shownup since 3-4 yrs since i started working
User:and some tiny warts here and there
User: XXXXXXX to pollution and exposure to sun
User:would you be able to help me here?
Doctor:yes, I would be able to
User:I enquired in Anoo's they said they can treat warts
Doctor:Do you use a sunblock, XXXXXX?
User:i have a normal skin type. I use Olay total protect with UV
User:since 4-5 months
Doctor:There are 2 issues which are unrelated here
Doctor:Dark spots is due to exposure to sun
Doctor:The second is warts
Doctor:These are caused by an infection by a virus
Doctor:The treatment for the 2 will be different
Doctor:as far as the dark spots are concerned, I would suggest you regularly wear a sunblock with atleast 50 SPF
Doctor:This has to cover both UVA and UVB
Doctor:Olay Total effects will not have such a high SPF
User:oh ok.. can u suggest some cream tht are available in market with 50 SPF? which brand is best?
Doctor:also, eat well and exercise regularly
Doctor:Lotus is good
Doctor:Which type of skin you have?
User:not dry not oily
Doctor:Then you can use their extreme sunblock cream
Doctor:or their gel , if you using a moisturizer anyway
Doctor:Even Vichy is good
Doctor:But its expensive
Doctor:about 1500/bottle
Doctor:The Lotus one is for about 300-400
Doctor:Also, use an umbrella/hat when you're out
User:does Lotus make face oily?
Doctor:ad drink atleast 2-3 litres of water daily
User:Doctor i have some dark moles.. i think where wver there was a small pimple before.. how can i get rid og htt?
Doctor:This will help reduce the spots and protect you from skin cancer
Doctor:That must be a blackhead
Doctor:What happens in when your glands get blocked and dirt accumulates
User:no they are like moles
User:on checks
Doctor:If you can send me a picture, I'll be able to help you better
Doctor:Its unlikely that you have moles due to pimples
User:sure let me check if i have one
Doctor:You can email it to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor:with Attention to Dr. XXXXXXX in the subject line
User:ok.. i am sending one of pic zoomed
Doctor:as far as the warts are concerned,
Doctor:Where are the warts located?
User:under the eyes
User:and one on cheek
User:Ihave sent my photo Dr
Doctor:I'll just have a look at it once we recieve it
Doctor:Ok, XXXXXX
Doctor:Where are the warts located?
User:they arevery tiny just under the eyes
User:and one on cheek (right side in photo)
Doctor:Treatment can be with creams or cryotherapy or cautery
Doctor:But I suggest that you see a dermatologist in person before using anything yourself
Doctor:These creams are not supposed to be used in facial warts
Doctor:and the other 2 procedures will have to be done by a qualified dermatologist
Doctor:In one, cryotherapy, we freeze the base, so the wart falls off
Doctor:In cautery, we use heat to make it fall off
Doctor:Both are safe
Doctor:But dont get it done at Anoos
Doctor:See a proper cosmetologist
User:how to treat the black mole-like spot
User:were you able to spot them in the photo?
Doctor:usually moles are treated with lasers
Doctor:But dont get these treated
Doctor:It looks pretty
User:but there are many
Doctor:Its not cosmetically disfiguring
Doctor:I can make that out
Doctor:But still
Doctor:The cosmetologist will be able to help you in that regard as well
Doctor:Dr. XXXXXXX on Residency road
Doctor:He is a good cosmetologist
User:oh ok.. he can look into all the 3 things we discussed??
Doctor:Is there any other concern I can answer?
User:I use Lakme fruit face washes, Olay cream and Lakme compact .. are these fine to continue?
Doctor:If you use the Lotus sunblock ( in the cream version), use the Olay only at night
Doctor:The rest of it is fine
Doctor:Just dont overdry your skin
Doctor:Plenty of water and a good moisturizer
Doctor:will help
User:actually once i got lotus facial .. i had irriation on skin.. so wondering if this cream would suite me
Doctor:Its not necessary that if you are allergic to 1 thing, you'd be allergic to another
Doctor:Another thing is, you might actually become allergic to something you're fine with now
Doctor:Vichy is hypoallergenic
Doctor:but its too expensive
User:ok. thank you Dr. XXXXXXX
User:where can i get complete address of Dr. Shetty?
Doctor:One minute
Doctor:I'll give it to you
Doctor:Prestige XXXXXXX St Marks Road
Doctor:Phone :
+91 80 0000
+91 80 0000
+91 80 0000
Doctor:he's very famous actually
User:what is his consultation charges? like Lotus or Viny ? :D
Doctor:Dont know
Doctor:You can call them
Doctor:Otherwise go to St. Johns Hospital
Doctor:They are also really good
User:thank you Dr
User:i think i am done with my Q :)
Doctor:Is there any other concern I can answer?
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me
User:thank you for assisting
User:you have a nice day !
Doctor:You too
User:bbye !
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