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Scars on face post pimples - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   before 8 months i have clear skin with normal complextion
User :   but now i have little scars of pimples on my face.
User :   i am sorry doctor, i am waiting for your response. sorry
User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i have problem of scars but not pimples but post - scars are there.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you used any medicines for this previously?
User :   i have not touched my pimples and not to try squeez them but still there is very light scars on my face. I want to know if I go to skin specialist.. is there any medicine/ cream which remove all the scars by removing dead skins
Doctor :   Are you?
User :   no, but sometime i use betnovate
Doctor :   You can use Azelaic acid 2.5% solotion for the scars or Caladryl lotion, both have been known to work in some.
User :   scars are not very much but on my both cheeks and forhead
User :   shall i recommed doctor for this.
Doctor :   Even then if the scars persist you have to visit a dermatologist for a procedure called microdermabrasion
Doctor :   or chemical peels
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   how chemical peels help me. as i heard lots about this.
Doctor :   They remove a superficial layer of skin and get the pits to come to skin surface
User :   its one time job or ?
Doctor :   that way they would not be apparent.
Doctor :   that depends on the extent of involvement of the skin
Doctor :   Laser therapy is also available
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   is it costly?
Doctor :   Rs.650-750 per sitting but that depends on the centrs
Doctor :   this is a rough estimate
User :   ok.
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   yes
doctor u suggested me azelaic acid and caladryal
Doctor :   yes
User :   is it really helpful to remove scars
Doctor :   it has been known to work in some.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok.
User :   can u please let me know a good sunscrean lotion
User :   i use XXXXX sunscream SPF 25+ but its not working properly
Doctor :   Any sunscreen with spf 25-30 is good.
User :   ok
User :   thaks
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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