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Pimples on arms and shoulders, dandruff - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   Hi Doctor, Im 22 yrs old . I want to ask about pimples on my upper arms and shoulders
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have this pimples
User :   About 6 mths
Doctor :   r u using any medicine as of now
User :   I had consulted a dermatologist . He perscribed doxy cap-10, becelac-10 and deriva Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did these medicines give u any relief
User :   even after using those the intensity has reduced but still i get them
Doctor :   it will take some time
Doctor :   if the pimples are on more than one place
Doctor :   u need to take these medicine for atleast 3 month
Doctor :   to see a visible improvement
User :   before consulting the doc i tried betnovate so the doc said my pimoles have increased bcoz of ythat
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it could be
User :   i have been using deriva c 4 almost 2 mths nw
Doctor :   ok
User :   but i didnt repeat doxy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long did the dermatologist prescribe medicine
User :   i also take multivit tab-supradyn once in a while
User :   he perscribed 10 days
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   where are u located
User :   till 2 yrs back i used to get pimples on my face..... but nw it ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   blore
Doctor :   do u have dandruff problem?
User :   slightly
User :   i use nizral
Doctor :   it could be the reason for these pimples
Doctor :   also ur pimple will become less and less
Doctor :   as the age progress
Doctor :   it will sever in teens
Doctor :   since ur 22
Doctor :   it will lessen
User : hw 2 ctrl dandruff?
User :   nizral used 2 be effective bt nw it doesnt help much
User :   should i repeat doxy and becelac?
Doctor :   u need to consult the dermatologist
Doctor :   would suggest u to follow
User :   ok
Doctor :   up with same dermatologist
User :   k
User :   any suggestions?
Doctor :   it needs specialist evaluation
User :   ok
Doctor :   since the problem is persisting
Doctor :   anything else u would like to help u with
User :   no thank you doctor
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for noe
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
Doctor :   have a nice day
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