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Pimples on forehead, reduced but marks remain, itching initially, appeared on shoulders and forearm, possibility of food, - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   i have been haing some skin problems recently
User :   i was at banglore for a month
Doctor :   Ok
User :   aftr 3 days after shifting to banglore, i had certain pimple-kind eruptions on my forehead
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i have never had so many before.
User :   those gradually reduced to some exent but the marks remain
Doctor :   Ok
User :   secondly, i had similar ones come up on my shoulders.
User :   that was after i had chicken on one day for lunch
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it was initially intching but not significantly
Doctor :   Ok
User :   it appeared on my shoulders and forearms
User :   now i am in gurgaon
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i never had these problems before so i was concerned
Doctor :   OK
Doctor :   I would like to know few more things before suggesting you: User :   yes please ask
Doctor :   May I know your age?
User :   22
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you smoke or consume alcohol?
User :   no nothing
Doctor :   Is this the first time you are suffering with these symptoms?
User :   yes the first time, i was worried these could be due to place change and all
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i used to have these small eruptions but very rarely and not so much
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and since i stay at the guest house, it might be very possible on my part to control the quality of food
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :   It might be possible.
User :   any suggestions as to how i could get rid of these acne marks and also prevent them from coming up further
User :   ?
Doctor :   After going through the description provided by you, I feel that you might be suffering with acne vulgaris.
Doctor :   This is also present in the adolescence and also due to lack of consumption of water.
Doctor :   It would be better to see a Dermatologist for complete examination and treatment accordingly.
Doctor :   Meanwhile you can follow these measures: User :   what measures?
Doctor :   1. Consume lots of water and fruit juices.
Doctor :   2. Wash your face regularly twice a day with soap or face wash and twice just with water.
Doctor :   Dermatologist opinon for specific treatment.
Doctor :   Did you follow my suggestions?
User :   ok
User :   i will try these for another week or so
User :   if it doesnot improve i will consult a dermatologist
User :   can you please suggest me some dermatologist here in gurgaon
User :   i am new to this place
Doctor :   Sure.
User :   and any suggestions as to how i can get rid of the acne marks?
Doctor :   I will ask my customer care executive to call you regarding your request after this live chat.
Doctor :   Anti scar marks would help and it would reduce on its own once the acne gets completely cured.
Doctor :   Please confirm your email id and cell number.
Doctor :   Thanks for confirming.
User :   thank you doctor
Doctor :   Are there any more queries for me to help you with?
User :   no that is all for now
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Take care
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
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