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Prevention of blackheads - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can i help you?
User :   i have black heads on my can i prevent them
User :   can you help in this matter
User :   plz
Doctor :   black heads are caused
Doctor :   when the oil secreting
Doctor :   sebaceous glands
Doctor :   are blocked
User :   ok
Doctor :   the oil is oxidised on exposure to air
Doctor :   and becomes what is called black heads
User :   ok
Doctor :   you need to keep these pores clear
Doctor :   if you have a bad problem
Doctor :   you initially might need a treatment- from a specialist to get rid of them
User :   can you suggest any medicine or home remedy
Doctor :   then you can prevent them from forming by drinking
Doctor :   plenty of water and washing your face 2-3 times per day
Doctor :   you can use a gentle scrub
Doctor :   Steam your face- carefully at home
User :   ok
Doctor :   this opens up your pores
Doctor :   once the pores open
Doctor :   use a gentle facial scrub to
Doctor :   clean your face
Doctor :   and then wash your face with cold water to close the pores
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   thx for your descriptive suggestions
User :   thx a lot
Doctor :   welome
Doctor :   thansk for consulting us
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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