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Pimples on back and dryness of skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hi
User :   actually i want to know about someting
User :   i ve PIMPLES on my body
Doctor :   Yes
User :   like ...many people have on their faces
User :   i have it on my back
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i consulted many doctors
User :   but of no avail
User :   even homeopathic
Doctor :   Ok
User :   but of no use
User :   it doesnt look good
User :   cann you help me?
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What all the medications you have taken
User :   i cannot remove my shirt in front of anybody
Doctor :   How long you have this problem
User :   from last 7 years
Doctor :   Medications?
User :   firstly a doctor gave me some Shampoo
User :   and ointment
User :   i tried for one month
User :   but it was of no use
User :   so i stopped
Doctor :   Ok
User :   actually it does not create much of a Problem
User :   but when i have to remove my shirt ...then it looks awkwars
User :   i cannot join Swimming Classes
Doctor :   What is your age and marital status and Occupation
User :   i m 27
User :   not married
User :   Computer Professional
Doctor :   Do you have any serious health problem ?
User :   nope
Doctor :   Other than the ointment and shampoo what did yoiu use
Doctor :   and whom did you consult
User :   i have one skin problem of DRYNESS
Doctor :   ok

User :   During Winter my skin becomes DRY
Doctor :   Other than the ointment and shampoo what did yoiu use and whom did you consult
User :   i took Homeopathic Medicine
Doctor :   SO you havent seen a specialist for this ??
User :   first i consult a Skin Specialist in year 2002
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   What did he give yoiu
User :   after no results
User :   in year 2002 i stopeed the medicine
Doctor :   How many days did you use the medications and what is it?
User :   Shampoo, Ointment and some tablet
Doctor :   Do you remember the tablet
User :   i took it for one month
User :   sorry
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   do you have pimples on the face
User :   Shampoo was not good for my hair
User :   so i stopped
User :   I don't have PIMPLES on my face
Doctor :   Ok
User :   During my TeenAge i used to have
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Let me tell you some facts
Doctor :   about the acne
User :   ok
Doctor :   Acne treatment is not intended for existing individual lesions but is applied consistently over months to prevent new lesions. Expect slow improvement. Develop a skin care regimen that is modified slowly over time, not week to week
Doctor :   So the treatment is not for one month or two months
Doctor :   It may continue for 6 months
Doctor :   You got to be very patient as it is slow
User :   ok
User :   so it can be cured
Doctor :   It would not be for the pimples that you have now but you have to use the treatment even if you dojnt have it
Doctor :   till the doctor says to stop

User :   actually i am going to get married next year
Doctor :   monthly revisions are required
User :   so i want this to go away
User :   before marriage
Doctor :   Ok Now the treatment plan is first visit a dermatologist( which we can guide you)
User :   ok
Doctor :   get the physical examination and right advice after it
User :   ok
Doctor :   start the treatment and continue to visit him as when he advises
User :   ok
Doctor :   Confirm your details, Ok

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Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   are they correct
User :   cell no is of my friend
User :   i ll give you my cell no.
Doctor :   give you mobile number>
One of our doctors will get back to you soon with all the relevant details
User :'s 0000
Doctor :   till then just go through this link
User :   ok
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Doctor :   before you see the doctor
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Bye
User :   ok..would it be possible for you to give me a call in the evening

User :   bcoz i am in office
Doctor :   We shall surely try othewise in next day
User :   ok
User :   thanks
User :   bye
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