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Self care to prevent black spots on face and back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Practicing since : 2008
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User :   hello i have spots
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
Doctor :  
User :   what can i do to get rid of spots
Doctor :  
Firstly where are you facing this problem
User :   face, back all over really
Doctor :   ok
User :   i just want some tips
Doctor :  
From how long has this been?
User :   years...ive booked the dermotoligist for nov
Doctor :   Ok

User :   but i wanna know what i can do now coz ive been thinking of killing myself
Doctor :  
Previously have you shown it to a dermatologist?
User :   no
User :   i just want tips
User :   how to get the redness down
User :   and clearer skin etc
Doctor :  
Kindly have some patience and do not loose hope
User :   i only have 5 mins
Doctor :  
I will give you tips.
Doctor :  
Sunlight is the most common cause
Doctor :  
Try to avoid direct exposure to sun and use good sunscreen lotions to protect yourself from ultraviolet radiations.
User :   i thought sun helps them
Doctor :   No it is not that way.
Doctor :  
Also do you have any itching sensation?
User :   yeh
User :   what can i do like today to help it?
Doctor :  
Do tell me you age and gender,
User :   19/m
Doctor :   Maintain good hygiene and apply Calamine lotion to the areas.

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