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Pimples, 24 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   AAAAAAA
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   are you there ?
Doctor :   Do you have a technical problem with the chat
User :   hi
User :   how r u
Doctor :   hi again
Doctor :   good good thanks
Doctor :   how about you?
User :   fine thanks
User :   actually i have skin problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   i mean i get pimples
Doctor :   carryon
User :   on my face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your age
Doctor :   what is your occupation
User :   24
Doctor :   are you married?
User :   developer
Doctor :   ok
User :   no single
Doctor :   how long you have this problem?
User :   almost by six yrs i have
Doctor :   any time it got decreased?
User :   but from past 2 yrs its more
User :   ya
User :   it is like by the time one pimple i ill get one more
User :   * vanish
Doctor :   ok usually this is the age you get these problem becaouse of hormonal disturbances
User :   ok
Doctor :   but it should not conitnue for these many years
User :   so wat to do
Doctor :   have you tried any medications
Doctor :   or any measures
Doctor :   do you have oily skin?
User :   ya i have tried but they dint work
User :   no normal
Doctor :   ok lemme explain you why the pimples occur
User :   ya
Doctor :   you have numerous sebaceous glands on your skin
Doctor :   you might be knowing this by reading lot of journals
User :   ya i have heard of it
Doctor :   the sebaceous glands sometimes hypersecrete the oil( sebum)
Doctor :   usually the sebum is helpful

Doctor :   in making our skin glow and protect
Doctor :   also
User :   ok
Doctor :   but due to hormonal disturbances in this age
Doctor :   and oversecretion of sebum
Doctor :   under the hair follicles
Doctor :   the pores get clogged up
Doctor :   which should not happen
Doctor :   as we roam in polluted environment
User :   ok
Doctor :   obviously our sweat and sebaceous poeres get obstructed
Doctor :   very often
Doctor :   which cause the bacteria to get accumulate
Doctor :   in the obstructed pore
Doctor :   and the nutrients help them to grow happily
User :   ok

Doctor :   thus the gland sebaceous pore swells up
Doctor :   forming pus with the debris of your skin and bacteria
Doctor :   so its obvious now that the pores obstuction is to be removed
Doctor :   rt?
Doctor :   and to kill the bacteria
User :   ya

Doctor :   there lies the management
Doctor :   keep your skin clean by washing with very mild soap atleast 5 to 6 times daily
Doctor :   even though you are in office
User :   right

Doctor :   dont prick hte pimples anytime
Doctor :   never touch them bare hand
Doctor :   it s the major culprit spreading the bacteria
Doctor :   and causing the piomples grow
Doctor :   if you do so you end up with scars whichnver heal
Doctor :   there are creams available
Doctor :   for the pimples
Doctor :   but as you are in reproductive age group
User :   already i have scars

Doctor :   take precautions to use them
Doctor :   isotretinoin is a cream given which shoudl be used cautiously
Doctor :   in women
Doctor :   you take doctors prescription for using anykind of creams
User :   is it available in usual medical shops
Doctor :   tetracycline are also given as creams which are again cautiosly used under advice
Doctor :   no you dont get that unless prescribed
User :   ok
Doctor :   but commonly available in shops
Doctor :   but take care of general measures
Doctor :   adn that solves 90 percent of your problem
Doctor :   drink lot of wate
Doctor :   to shed the pores
Doctor :   debris and leave them free and unobsrtucted
User :   ok

Doctor :   ok anything i can help you with
Doctor :   the pimples in medical jargon are calld acne
User :   suggest me something for scars and pores
Doctor :   leave them now
User :   which i already have
Doctor :   not much can be done
Doctor :   but as ages
Doctor :   they get faded
User :   ok
Doctor :   nothing acutely done for them
Doctor :   when you have pimples
User :   ok
Doctor :   wear a light mask when you go out to
Doctor :   make them less visible
Doctor :   but not much
Doctor :   anything else
Doctor :   i cn help you with
User :   like now i m using face wash to clean my face everyday, which is good in market.. should i go with any ayrvedic things
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   clean water is good
Doctor :   with only mild soap
User :   then face wash is not good?
Doctor :   ok then shall we end now
Doctor :   you cn go for i
Doctor :   not much use with it than a normal soap
User :   ok its nice chatting to u
Doctor :   you can use dove
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   thanks a lot for ur kind advice
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