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How to remove pimple marks on face? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 01-Jul-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:hi doctor
User:good evening
Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:I had pimples on my face
User:Now the pimples have faded but it has left marks on my face
User:can you help me out
Doctor:Black marks or pigmented scars fade away with time.
Doctor:However if the pigmented marks is larger and has been lasting for while, you can try mederma cream on the affected area.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other question?
User:But i just want to know how can i avoid further pimples to stay away from my skin
User:Also my skin is oily
Doctor:To explain about it, may I know your age?
Doctor:Have you tried any treatment for acne?
Doctor:Acne is a chronic condition. It is known for relapses and remissions.
Doctor:However there are few medications available to control the problem.
Doctor:Medications such as isotretinoin is commonly prescribed drug. It is generally prescribed as ointments/cream.
Doctor:I would suggest you to consult a doctor. He/she will prescribe you similar ointments/cream which will help you control this problem.
User:thanks doctor
Doctor:In addition to these, avoid frequent washing of face.
Doctor:use neutral soaps such as pears or dove.
User:if you dont mind can i ask another question
Doctor:Avoid plenty of cosmetics.
Doctor:Please proceed with your next question.
User:How to get rid of oily skin and gain complexion
Doctor:Complexion of skin depend on the amount of melanin secreted. And amount of oil secretions secreted depend on the number of oil glands.
Doctor:These are genetically determined.
Doctor:You can use oil controlling formulas such as oil control sunscreen and moisturizers.
Doctor:You can try Suncross sunscreen along with aloevera containing moisturizer. They can be able to control your secretions as well as improve your complexion.
Doctor:Have you followed?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:one of my friend suggested me to use eraser anti marks cream for acne scars
User:can i go ahead with that cream
Doctor:I think eraser antimark is an ayurvedic formula.
Doctor:I am unaware of its potential and effectiveness.
User:yes your right
Doctor:The choice is yours.
User:No am just confirming whether there will be any side effects when using that cream
User:Or should i go for mederma. Does it have any side effects
Doctor:It is not reported to cause side effects. There may be some irritation/allergy if are allergic to it.
Doctor:Apply it on a sample area before you try it all over.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:So as per your advice I will use mederma for acne scars. That should be good right
Doctor:The product is effective only on pigmented scars.
Doctor:It doesn't have any effects on acne lesions.
Doctor:If you have many acne spots, it would be better to wait till most lesion disappear and then apply it on the pigmented spots.
Doctor:Hope it is clear.
Doctor:Do you have any more queries?
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User:sorry doctor i was on a call
Doctor:Do you have any more questions?
User:If i dont use any creams.How many days will it take for acne scars to fade away by itself.
Doctor:It depends on the size of the scar. Besides that all scars behave differently. Some may disappear in few weeks, some in few months. Some may persists for long years.
Doctor:However most of them disappear gradually with time. The exact time cannot be precised.
User:so finally what is your conclusion
Doctor:I am sorry, I can only give you information. The conclusion, the type of treatment you would need to follow will be your decision.
Doctor:Is there any other question?
User:For your information
User:I just recently developed pimples on my nose before 1 week
User:Now it has left scars on my nose
User:so which cream should i use
User:It is a newly developed acne scars
Doctor:you can choose to wait and watch the progress of the scar.
Doctor:It may disappear.
Doctor:If they do not you can choose to use mederma.
User:Since its a new scars on my nose
User:I just want to get rid of the marks
Doctor:I understand. I have given you my suggestions. You could choose any of the measures - waiting/mederma/friends suggestions.
User:k doctor thanks for your advice
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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