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Medicine for white spots on the face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 675 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hello
Doctor :   did u consult the dermatologist
User :   are you dr xxxxx?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   what did the dermatologist say
User :   gr8. lucky to meet you again
User :   no i did not meet the derma
User :   well I went to the pharmacist to get the cream "Triluma" as you recommended me
Doctor :   ok
User :   but its very very expensive :(
User :   190$
Doctor :   ok
User :   isn't there something affordable and as effective as triluma?
User :   also the pharmacist told me that its skin lightening cream and it removes dark spots as in melesma...whereas I have white spots!
Doctor :   yes i will look up
Doctor :   did u ask the pharmacist the other option
User :   please do... it will surely help me
User :   no
Doctor :   which is less costly drug?
Doctor :   i will search
User :   i thought its better I will ask you
User :   also doctor please tell me a cream or medication which I can use on my mouth too
User :   since I see white spots there and on my forehead too apart from the cheeks
Doctor :   is it paining in the mouth
Doctor :   that white spot
Doctor :   u need to consult dermatologist
User :   no
Doctor :   that white spot in mouth can due to many causes
User :   but i feel itching sensation sometimes near my mouth
Doctor :   ok
User :   some days ago I went to a beauty parlor to get my mouth hairs plucked...
User :   i mean the moustache area
User :   can be due to that?
User :   also I dont have swelling too
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it can this same fungal infection
Doctor :   taenia infection
User :   I saw in healthcare magic directory about some Dr. xxxxxxxx as dermatologist
User :   are you the one or can I talk with him?
Doctor :   its not me
User :   so you must be general physician then?
User :   actually I dont have faith in doctors here
Doctor :   yes
User :   the dermatologist did not check me properly
Doctor :   ok
User :   do you know a good one in xxxxxxxx?
Doctor :   nope
User :   will it be fine if I take a pciture of mine and email to you?
Doctor :   sure u can
User :   can you examine it through it then?
Doctor :   when are coming to india
Doctor :   it will help us in arriving at diagnosing
User :   not so soon.... may be next year
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   iam looking for cream which is cheaper alternative
Doctor :   one moment please
User :   did u find any good cream which i can use instead of triluma?
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   this is the only trade name
Doctor :   they have in xxxxxxxx
Doctor :   u can consult the dermatologist and ask for cheaper alternative
User :   can you give a name of doctor in india whom I can talk to and call now?
Doctor :   it contains three different drugs
User :   may be from the healthdaremagic directory whom you know can assist me well
User :   I can see many doctors in the list for dermatology
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u can contact them
User :   but whom?
Doctor :   in us this is popular cream they use
Doctor :   patented by them
User :   please tell the name of doctor whom I can call now for alternatives
User :   or diagnosis as well
Doctor :   The medicine that is required for your condition is prescription based. These medicine may have many adverse effects and can be prescribed by a doctor only after physical examination. We cannot prescribe it online for your safety and other drug interactions.
User :   ok i understand
Doctor :   one more cream is there is doesnt contain same composition
Doctor :   it doesnt have the same composition as the drug which was prescribed
Doctor :   in US
User :   hmm...ok
Doctor :   when u apply this cream please dont go out in sun
User :   ok
Doctor :   avoiding exposure to artificial sunlight (sunlamps), use of sunscreen, and avoidance of direct sunlight by wearing protective clothing
User :   i will buy this cream since it was prescribed to me
Doctor :   as i told u yesterday dont apply sunscreen when u apply this cream
Doctor :   yes it would better
Doctor :   consult a dermatalogist
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
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