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Pimples on Forehead, Acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   i would like to know if you are based out of India?
Doctor :   we are based at Bangalore
User :   oh, okie cool... are you actual docs?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   plz proceed with your query
User :   i get pimples on my forehead
Doctor :   ok
User :   and have an oily skin on my forehead, and rest of the face is fine
User :   can you tell which medicine should i apply ?
Doctor :   plz provide your age, gender, height, weight and occupation

User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   are you back?
User :   may i know ur name doc?
User :   yeah... very much back ... :)
Doctor :   i am Dr XXX
User :   okie dokie
Doctor :   plz proceed with your query
User :   my age is 27, Male, 5'8" 76 kgs and an engineer by profession
User :   i have an oily skin on the TZone, that is my forehead and nose
User :   rest of the face is normal skin
User :   i get pimples on my forehead that stays 5-7 days
User :   what do i do to get rid of it?
User :   ?? are u there?
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   plz tell me in detail about your daily diet
User :   i eat a healthy breakfast of 3-4 dosa's, or idli, chapathi etc in the morning
User :   regular meals in the noon
User :   some chats in the evening like pani puri, bhel puri, and rice at night
User :   eat nonveg atleast 4 times a week
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illicit drugs. If yes how much/how often and how long you have?
User :   i drink occasionally
Doctor :   ok
User :   about 1-2 bottles of beer in a week
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please mention about the Sleep, Stools and Appetite, any specific problems with them.
User :   sleep for about 7-8 hours in a day, no problem with appetite and motion is normal
User :   my forehead has been oily since past 6-7 years
Doctor :   Any history of Allergies/ Diabetes/ High Blood pressure/ Thyroid/ Heart disease/Asthma/ paralysis /Breathing problems.
User :   nope, nothing at all
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any family history ?
User :   nope
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having this problem?
Doctor :   are you with me?
User :   yes
User :   am having since 7 years now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you applying any cosmetics
User :   no i dont
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   previously?
User :   i used to apply some creams like nivea, fair one etc but stopped since a year
Doctor :   ok]
Doctor :   plz tell me about your daily water consumption?
User :   about 3-4 lts
Doctor :   how many glasses?
User :   10-15
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   plz increase it to 15-20 per day
User :   u mean to say 3-4 lts of water is less?
Doctor :   not less, but as you are having pimples complain so you need 4-5 litres, it will help you in this situation
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   plz provide your weight, height
User :   5'8" 76kgs
Doctor :ok
Doctor :   are the pimples red or they are pustules
User :   red
User :   about 3-4
Doctor :   ok
User :   so what next?
Doctor :   tell me if once there are pimples then for how long they wil remain?
User :   4-6 days
User :   then it will disappear
Doctor :ok
User :   it will reoccur in some other place on the forehead after 3-4 weeks
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i got your problem
Doctor :   how many times do you wash your face per day?
User :   2-3 times
Doctor :   *blood pregnancy test
Doctor :   sorry
Doctor :   ok
User :   ???
Doctor :   wait
User :   okie
Doctor :   i will advice you to wash face only twice a day with
Doctor :   BREVOXYL 4% face wash
User :   this face wash is not available in the market currently
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   were you using it previously?
User :   no, i have not, but this was suggested by some of my friend doctors
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i have been looking for it since 2 months but none of the medical shops in bangalore have it, as this company is not functioning
Doctor :ok
Doctor :then you can use any good face wash but only twice
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   and apply PERSOL Gel 5% in the night
User :   do i apply it to the face? or on the pimples?
Doctor :   on Pimples only
Doctor :   you can use CLIN-3 soap for face wash
Doctor :   donot touch the acne by your hand
User :   ok
User :   fine
Doctor :   also take
Doctor :   Cap COBADEX-CZS
Doctor :   once a day
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done.
User :   how long should i be taking the tablets?
Doctor :   follow the schedule for 2 weeks
Doctor :   if the pimples are still not cured than you will need oral antibiotics
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form?
User :   yes
Doctor :ok'
User :   how many doctors are present? where are you people located?
User :   in bangalore?
User :   do you multiple chat with patients?XXXX
Doctor :   sometimes
User :   coz the service is good, but very slow at times
Doctor :   when the traffic is more
User :   traffic is always more in KR Puram anyways.. LOL
Doctor :   i appreciate your feedback we will try to improve it
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?
User :   not at this moment, will chat later bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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