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Sever acne on back and shoulders - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   hgi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   hi doctor
User :   i have skin prob.
Doctor :   k
User :   i have severe acne on my back,shoulders
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when
User :   4rm last 6 mon
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--
Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   i m a 21 yr single girl
User :   i m student
Doctor :   k
User :   r u thr doc?
Doctor :   so r u on any medicine
Doctor :   for this
User :   yeah i had ayurvedic treatment
User :   but i doesnt go permanenetly
Doctor :   ok
User :   may i know ur name
Doctor :   Dr.Anand
Doctor :   Acne usually occurs when sebaceous glands [oil secreting glands in the skin] develop around puberty stimulated by male hormones from the adrenal glands of both boys and girls
User :   so u r a general physician?
Doctor :   yep
Doctor :   Oil is a natural substance which lubricates and protects the skin. In some cases cells that are close to the surface block the openings of these glands and cause oil to buildup underneath. This stimulates the growth of bacteria, [which normally live in everyone's skin and generally cause no problems], to multiply and cause surrounding skin to become infected
Doctor :   so does any one in ur family have similar problems?
Doctor :   r u there?
User :   yeah
User :   not on tht scale
User :   so wht shud i do?
Doctor :   tel u
Doctor :   u need to watch out what u eat
Doctor :   make sure ur skin is not oily
Doctor :   since ur 21
User :   it burns a lot
Doctor :   skin isit?
Doctor :   dont touch the pimples
User :   yeah
Doctor :   it will get infected
User :   k wht madication shud i take
Doctor :   i need to ask u few more questions
Doctor :   before i tel u
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have dandruff/any allergy/asthma?
User :   nope
Doctor :   since how long u have this problem
User :   after i came to bangalore
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   hot and humddity also can cause acne
Doctor :   due to oily skin
Doctor :   keep the skin dry
User :   i dont have oily skin
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice
User :   yeah
Doctor :   k
Doctor :   u got to cut on that
Doctor :   fatty food
Doctor :   less sweets
Doctor :   Drink plenty of quality water to keep the skin hydrated and flush out toxins
User :   i ndont have fatty food, no sweets
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   Also avoid pork and fried and highly seasoned foods. Consume no animal fats, or heat-processed vegetable oils.
Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice
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