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Medicine to get rid of pimples and scars - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello,doctor
User :   i have got pimples with scars how do i reduce them
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Since when are you having them..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
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User :   yes
User :   age 20
Doctor :   Can you Provide those details.
User :   female
User :   student
User :   xxxxx
User :   single
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   from 6 years
Doctor :   Are you having fresheruptions.
User :   yes
Doctor :   Do you have any Pus discharging from the Acne..
User :   yes
Doctor :   The the treatment modality in yopu will be like to reduce the eruptions fresh once and then treat the scar..
User :   now i am using garnier facewash
Doctor :   That will require a combined approach with the Drugs and Topical creams ands then the
Doctor :   Therapy for the Scars..Of course the face wash is better than the Soaps that you get to apply ..
User :   how do i reduce them
Doctor :   Reduce the fresh eruptions you mean..
User :   yes
Doctor :   acne treatments include systemic and topical retinoids, systemic and topical antibiotics, and benzoyl peroxide.
Doctor :   It should be a good Combination of the same..
Doctor :   Mentioned above but the combination of the once above..
User :   i want to do fast remedy for this because of some personal thing can u help me regarding this
Doctor :   Will suggest a few things..
Doctor :   Use a gentle cleanser with an alpha- or beta-hydroxy acid to soften and dissolve the keratin plugs at the end of the pilosebaceous units.
Doctor :   That's the Acne and generally for the entire face..
Doctor :   Wash the face gently, only twice a day. Acne isn't caused by dirt or oil on the surface of the skin, but by clogged sebaceous glands.
Doctor :   Avoid any Exfoliants or Scrubs..
Doctor :   Please fill this form I send, While I type the necessary information, and do inform me when done.
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User :   yes
Doctor :   After washing, apply a benzoyl peroxide aqueous gel (no creams or lotions). Benzoyl peroxide kills Propionibacterium acnes, the microorganisms that multiply in clogged follicles.
User :   where do i get all these
Doctor :   Benzoyl peroxide will be attainable form the Dermatologist on prescription..
User :   ok
Doctor :   apply the topical retinoid to a dry face at bedtime,
Doctor :   wait at least 30 minutes after washing in order to minimize irritation.
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   combination of an cleanser and a prescription topical retinoid treat most of the cases of acne
Doctor :   Anti biotic may be needed if your doctor find out that you are having any bacterial infection in the acne..
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