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Medicines for pigmentation with severe itching - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hello
User :   wanted to consult a skin specialist
Doctor :   How can i help you?
Doctor :   I am a general Physician and will try to help you to my abilities.
User :   i have a problem of pigmentatio
User :   pigmentation
Doctor :   If needed i will refer you to specialist
User :   i doubt u can help mw
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User :   yes doctor
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User :   yes
User :   suggest me
Doctor :   Please explain your symptoms in detail. Since when are you having pigmentation? How much area has it affected?
User :   its been many years and its spreading now ... its on my back
User :   there is lot of itching at times
Doctor :   Is it increasing daily? Is there any pain, rashes or burning?
User :   may be and thr no pain, rashes etc...its just itching there
Doctor :   Has the area increased in recent times? Is there any other symptom? Also did you take any medications for that?
User :   yes it has ...its spreading on my neck and coming till my face.....had used cream with propysalic salt
Doctor :   1)Take tab Evion once daily.
Doctor :   2)Apply cream containing Kojic Acid twice daily on the affected area.
Doctor :   3)Avoid exposing the area to sun and apply sunscreen when going outside.
User :   can u specify the name of the cream...
Doctor :   4)Apply aloe vera gel on the affected area twice daily in a layer form for about an hour and then rub ice on it. and wask off.
Doctor :   *wash
User :   can u please specify the name of ointment containing kojic acid
Doctor :   It is available as Kojic acid skin Lightener.
Doctor :   5)Drink lots of water.
Doctor :   6)Apply lime to the affected area at night once in a while, and wash off in the morning when you bathe.
User :   how will stop spreading as its getting on my face now
Doctor :   Get your hormonal levels tested once as alterations in them may also cause pigmentation.
User :   ok
User :   thanks for your advice
Doctor :   You can go for Thyroid, LH, FSH and Prolactin levels checked up
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