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Reason for having acne in adolescence - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u?
User :   hello
User :   actually
User :   i am suffering frm acne probs
Doctor :   For Health purposes please provide these: Age, Gender, Location, Occupation, Marital status,
User :   and is really fed up
User :   19,m,india,student,single
User :   plss suggest me some medicine or cream for it
User :   bczz in my family
User :   no one has this prob
Doctor :   Do you have Allergies / Diabetes / Thyroid problem / High Blood pressure/Heart disease/ Asthma etc
User :   moreover tell me wat to apply to get rid of the marks i hav left with
User :   noo i dont
Doctor :   Have you taken/taking any medicines or had any consultation with a Doctor?
User :   yess i had a consultation
Doctor :   k
User :   he said that its only a acne
Doctor :   what medication u took?
User :   he gave me a face wash and a cream to apply
User :   no doubt
User :   they dissappeared
User :   bt they came back again
User :   with a bang
Doctor :   Acne occurs when the oil glands of the skin become plugged. It is more common in people with oily skin
User :   when i started applying nomarks cream
User :   bt i hav a dry skin
Doctor :   Acne is due to over activity and plugging of the oil glands. The main underlying cause of acne is increased levels of hormones during adolescence. Acne is not caused by diet.
User :   bt i even hav dandruff
User :   okk...
User :   so wat to do sir
Doctor :   Acne usually lasts until the age of 20 or sometimes 25. It is rare for acne to leave any scars, and people worry needlessly about this.

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