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Medication for pimples and prickle heat - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
Doctor :   r u there
User :   ya
User :   well see im gfetting for past 2 yesrs some special skin problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   always it comes in summer specially
Doctor :   As this is an online consultation, I have to ask you a few questions because I cannot examine you. It will take some time so please be patient.
User :   now its vey hot season over here so it again got started
Doctor :   ok
User :   the doctor whom i consulated said it is the mixture of both pimple and prickle heat
User :   and i cant understadn y it comes and it has created lot of rashes in my body and makes skin very bad
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   i m 20 ,student in college,
User :   location-india
Doctor :   ok
User :   the doctors said it might be due to harmone over secretion,,do u feel it is due to that it can happen only in summer days alone
Doctor :   what are the medicines that you are taking now?
User :   i m applying lotions named calamine
Doctor :   ok
User :   and some tablets i hav e to go and see wat it is...i forgot the name
Doctor :   Many teenagers experience pimple outbreaks. It is at this time that the skin attempts to adjust to hormonal changes that occur during puberty.
User :   well can u suggest wat is the reason for this occurence and wat and all i have to do for this
User :   to take to avoid it
Doctor :   Pimples usually develop after blackheads or whiteheads have become infected.
User :   hello
User :   yaaa
Doctor :   Benzoyl peroxide and/or salicylic acid
Doctor :   can be used
User :   well i m using one m,ore powder named abzorb is given as clotrimazole dusting powder
User :   it is given antifungal and antibacterial purposes
Doctor :   that powder is used in the treatment of fungal infections
User :   but even though aftr applying this lotion and powder it will show some wat better but wen i start going out in sunny days
User :   in summer i get it too bad with many small pimples in dark balck formation covering just in tha parts like chest areas,back and at the joints and all
Doctor :   If you have tried several products and pimples removal techniques with no results,
Doctor :   it's probably time to see a dermatologist.
User :   wen tyhe season changes it gets ok
Doctor :   Remember that you are not going to see results within days of using any particular treatment,
User :   but wen summer starts it gets on increasing on body but this mdicine will help in reducing but still it will bcome more wen i go in hot sun
Doctor :   ok
User :   intersting is it comes only in summer along with prickle heat
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Heat and humidity can cause oil glands to work overtime.
User :   i need permanent solution toa void it completely bcos wen each summer comes it makes worse my skin
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will suggest you few preventive methods
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Control oiliness by washing your face with a foaming cleanser twice daily.
Doctor :   If your skin gets exceptionally oily, you can do a midday cleansing too.
Doctor :   but
Doctor :   don't get into the habit of cleansing too often
Doctor :   For some, a once per day cleansing may be all the skin can tolerate.
User :   ya my ski n has bcome so dry ..loosing moisture
Doctor :   Cleansing too often can break down the skin's protective barrier, causing excessive dryness and irritation, and ultimately worsen breakouts.
User :   aftr this happening i m regualarly bathing thrice a day
User :   ohh fine
Doctor :   let me tell you
Doctor :   cleansing too often
Doctor :   can break the outer layer of the skin
Doctor :   You can try an oil-absorbing clay mask a few times per week (less if you notice dryness or irritation).
User :   is there a chance to bring back my skin to better color and imporvement
Doctor :   there are chances of bringing backthe colour but may not be the same look sas it was once
User :   since i stopped playing and being full always in house ,so my sweat is not going out properly...will it be a reason for this too
Doctor :   it may also be one of the contributing factor
User :   applying calamine lotion every day will be good or bad
User :   ???
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please fill this form and say when done
User :   well wat and all i can do to make my skin good and better from rashes and such problems
Doctor :   All you need is to do is invest some time and effort once a week
Doctor :   Grind 50 grams (around half a cup) of cabbage and extract the juice. Apply this on your face. After it dries, wash with cool water and wipe dry. This helps tighten your skin and prevents wrinkles.
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   ya
User :   can u tell wat is my oil absorbing cvlay mask
User :   can u tell me wat is meant by oil absorbing clay mask
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   A basic fuller's earth clay (if skin is sensitive, French green clay is a good option)
Doctor :   1 tsp honey
water (for a richer mask, substitute half-and-half)
Doctor :   your favorite essential oil
User :   by the way wat is ur name sir??
Doctor :   Dr
User :   from??
Doctor :  
User :   may i know which hospital u r working in???
Doctor :   its an online cosultancy
Doctor :   health care magic
User :   r u specialist in???
Doctor :   general practionar
User :   well i can take any steps now to decrease this increase in skin problem in this hot summer >>y i asked because now my skin has lot of and lots of minute pimples formed mainly on chest and back and at my hand for this short time wat can i do to make it stop from growing this...since my interview i have to decrease this ,since it makes huge irritation
Doctor :   ok
User :   since i m doing this medication this 2 years doesnt give any permanent solution for it ,,so summer season makes me to sit inside house
Doctor :   as you are alredy using benzoyl peroxide
Doctor :   i will suggest you few home remedies
User :   ok
Doctor :   Take an ice cube and rub on your face.
Doctor :   Then, pat dry.
User :   then
Doctor :   This helps to improve blood circulation and keeps your skin healthy.
User :   o
User :   is it applicable only to face or all parts of skin
Doctor :   the perts where there eare pimples
Doctor :   prefareabbly face
Doctor :   Beat the white of one egg and apply on your face in an upward direction. Once it dries, wash with cold water. It helps tighten your skin and delays wrinkles.
User :   since my hair gets this white hair ...wat can i do to stop it and the hair is also not much strengthier
User :   wen i comb hair comes ,,in addition there is ncreasing number of white hair growing.....all this happend in short duration of 2 years
Doctor :   heridity has a role
Doctor :   in determining
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   as applying XXXXXXXX is a good practice
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