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Need medication without side effects for acne and scars on face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Very Good Posted in: Acne
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Doctor:Good afternoon
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
User:i have pimple problems from past 5years
Doctor:Sorry to hear that
Doctor:May I know your age?
Doctor:Please proceed
User:any solution to get rid of it
User:no i am his younger brother
Doctor:Let me tell you this
Doctor:At your age, it is very common for both boys and girls to have acne
Doctor:since you are in the growing age and post pubertal age
Doctor:I understand it is embarrassing at times
User:so how to avoid it
Doctor:I suggest you a few solutions
Doctor:You must wash your face thoroughly with a good face wash for a minimum of 4 to 5 times in a day
Doctor:This will remove the excessive oil from your face
Doctor:You should not consume oily and fatty foods. Consume more of fruits and vegetables
Doctor:3. You can try topical anti-acne medicines like Persol, Erytop
Doctor:4. Drink a minimum of 4 litres of water per days
Doctor:As you age advances, the acne will definitely subside
Doctor:Nothing to worry about it
Doctor:Are you following me?
User:yes,can you please suggest me any face wash
Doctor:Are you there?
Doctor:sure, I will
Doctor:You can try Ponds daily face wash (soap based)
User:will it be suitable for me
Doctor:Do not use any face wash with oil like pears or others
Doctor:It should mostly suit you
Doctor:It is effective for oily skins
Doctor:You can try it for 2 days
Doctor:If you are comfortable you can continue
User:so if it doesn't work any other alternative
Doctor:You can try dove face wash again soap based
User:one more thing the pimples had left some scars on my face
User:so can u suggest any cream or facewash for scar removal
Doctor:You can try Mederma skin care for scars
Doctor:Use it at night
Doctor:It has shown positive results in many people
User:but i also heard some negative reviews for that cream
User:As some people who have used mederma had suffered from side effects
Doctor:Sorry, when it is used correctly, there are good results
User:so is it k to use
User:correctly in the sense
Doctor:Yes, use it for a minimum of 4 weeks continuously
Doctor:You can use it three times in a day
Doctor:apply it half an hour before stepping out in the sun and every 3 hours thereafter
Doctor:only on the scar spots
User:so u mean to say it has no side effects when used correctly right
Doctor:Yes, that is right
User:k doctor nice chatting with you
Doctor:Your acne and scars should disappear in 3 months once you start taking these measures
Doctor:Same here
Doctor:Thank you
Doctor:Pleasant evening to you
User:Thanks for your suggestions i'll follow that bye''
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