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Pimples on face, working in night shift. Any cure? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 04-Oct-2013
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User:i m getting more pimples on my face working in night shift
User:i am XXXX
Doctor:It may be because of the stress
User:what is the medicine which can help me
Doctor:You can try over-the-counter ointments or gels that contain benzoyl peroxide
Doctor:Apply specifically over the pimples and not on whole skin
User:but when i met my family doctor he said it is due to body's over heat
Doctor:In ayurvedic preparations, ointments containing neem oil, tulsi or turmeric may be beneficial
Doctor:It is usually hormonal in nature
Doctor:It may go away with age
Doctor:Do you have question here?
User:ya one more doctor
Doctor:Yes please
User:and i also got dark spots on face
User:can u suggest some remedies which rid of it
Doctor:Do these happen after acne ?
User:ya kind of
Doctor:There are medicines available that can help with reduction of these scars
Doctor:But you need to take these under supervision of a dermatologist
Doctor:Since it is matter of facial skin
Doctor:facial skin is easily harmed by chamicals
User:can u suggest a good one
Doctor:Kojic acid is one medicine that can be used under doctors supervision
User:and one more doctor
Doctor:yes please
User:can u suggest a good ointment name for pimples
Doctor:there are medicines available under brand name of clean and clear, etc
Doctor:You can find it at any good store
User:That is face wash righy
Doctor:It is also available to apply overnight etc
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
User:k but what about this olivera is it use ful
User:by applying it to face
Doctor:Sorry Im not aware of the medicne
Doctor:If you can tell me the constituents of it
Doctor:Do you mean aloe vera?
User:what is aloe vera
User:for what is it use ful
Doctor:It is a juice or gel extracted from a plant
Doctor:It is used for many types of inflammations on skin and even in gut, jionts etc
Doctor:Thus it comes under herbal preparations
User:for skin how to use it
Doctor:You just need to apply on the lesion and let it dry
Doctor:Then wash it away
User:how long we must be after applying it to face
Doctor:I think it can be washed in an hour
User:ok thanks doctor
Doctor:Thanks for coming on chat
Doctor:Take care
User:ya u to take care bye and thanks once again
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