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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Vision and Eye Disorders
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello Doctor....
User :   Thank you for responding to me....I am searching for an opinion on extra skin growth on top of eyelid for my husband
User :   My husband recently got an extra skin grown on top of his right eyelid
User :   he says it does not pain...and it does not seem to keep growing
Doctor :   OK
User :   is there any ointment that could be applied to get rid of this skin growth
Doctor :   does he have any other symptoms apart from the swelling in the eye?
Doctor :   how big is the swelling in cms?
User : eye is also not swollen..the extra skin has grown on the eye lids
Doctor :   how big is the swelling in cms?
User :   well it is not too is only big enough as the length of hte hair on the eye lids
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any colour changes?
User : is light brown in colour...
User :   and does not seem to change any colour
Doctor :   you mean just his skin color
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes
Doctor :   I could come to a conclussion that this could be any of these
Doctor :   1.stye
Doctor :   2.chalazion
Doctor :   3.warts
Doctor :   these are very common conditios of the eye lid manifesting in this way
User :   ok
Doctor :   this needs a removal
Doctor :   most probably this would be a stye
User :   ok
Doctor :   he needs to get it excised
Doctor :   a simple OPD procedure
Doctor :   and will be removed in 5 mins
Doctor :   He needs to visit an Opthalmologist.
User :   ok....
Doctor :   this will not subside with any cream or medicine.
User :   ok...
Doctor :   nothing to worry
User :   ok....
Doctor :   may i know his age?
User :   he is 36 yrs
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   any other questions that i can help you with?
User :   Thank you doctor....I shall tell him...your suggestion....I have another question for myself
Doctor :   SURE, GO AHEAD
User :   I am aged 32 yrs....and have two kids...with the younger one being 2.5 yrs old..
User :   after my second delivery...I had lot of pimples....
Doctor :   ok
User :   they seemed to have subsided....after I reduced down oil and other oily substances...but the kind of black marks have been left behind
Doctor :   ok
User :   they are lightening up ...and much better than earlier...but is there any cure that you suggest
User :   for fastening the process
Doctor :   are you presently using any creams?
User :   I use a night
Doctor :   fine
Doctor :   for the scars, they need time to fade away
Doctor :   i will tell you in a minute
User :   ok
Doctor :   you could go for mederma
Doctor :   zenmed
Doctor :   similar creams available in your area
User :   ok
Doctor :   if there is no result
Doctor :   there is this procedure called as dermabrasion
Doctor :   this is giving good results
User :   ok
Doctor :   you may need a few sittings with the DERMATOLOGIST
Doctor :   by the end of it the scars get lightened to great extent
User :   ok...
Doctor :   this is for prominent scars.
Doctor :   on the face
User : long should I try zenmed
Doctor :   it takes a month or so to see results
Doctor :   apart fron this, the main thing is to prevent acne
User :   ok
Doctor :   use cetaphil to cleanse the face
User :   ok
Doctor :   and good to use a moisturiser rich in vit E
Doctor :   this also helps.
User :   ok....any moisturizer you suggest doctor
User :   that you feel will give better effects
Doctor :   there is another cream for scars called Melalite
Doctor :   you could try this, but i suggest you consult dermatologist before trying this as it suits few skin types
Doctor :   for moisturizer you could go for a good brand like himalaya
User :   ok....I have a medium skin neither oily nor dry
Doctor :   which has vit E. aleovera,
User :   ok..
User : more question...during pregnancy and delivery I lost lot of hair
Doctor :   yes, tell me
Doctor :   ok
User :   which is seeming to come back....but very slow process with sprouts
Doctor :   ok
User :   Is there any specific care that I can that I can get my lost hair back...
User :   I had lot of thick long hair ...before 2 deliveries
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you there with me ?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Complete your question i'M here to help you
User :   ok..sorry....I was asking....if there is any medicine to assist me to help me get my hair back in shape
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do you have dandruff?
User :   slightly.....
Doctor :   itchy scalp is one of the main causes
Doctor :   associated with stress
User :   ok
Doctor :   you could try on Shampoo ANAPHASE
Doctor :   for hair growth
User :   ok...
User :   ok
User :   and how frequent should I use it doctor
Doctor :   and take vitamin tablets like BIOTIN 2 tabs for a month or two
User :   ok
Doctor :   if you have dandruff switch to a good anti dandruff shampoo like NIZROL
User :   ok...
Doctor :   for hair growth you must take care you eat well and get good sleep
User :   :-) yup...but sleep is just 3-4 hrs
Doctor :   as stress will lead to a lot of it, ex, pregnancy being a prominent stress factor
Doctor :   you must try and sleep minimum of 6 to 8 hrs.
Doctor :   and drink lot of fresh fruit juices
User :   ok...
Doctor :   and also good amount of vegetables.
User :   ok
Doctor :   for the moisturizer and skin lightening
Doctor :   you asked
User :   yes
Doctor :   you could try cetaphil which also has a moisturiser
Doctor :   and aveeno has wide range of products
User :   ok....
User :   I need to give these medicines a try for a month right...
Doctor :   else any good brand available with your pharmacist
Doctor :   yes
User :   before deciding on dermabrasion
Doctor :   yes, true
User : it....
User :   Thanks doctor...your advice was really help to me...
Doctor :   else you could directly go to a dermatologist if you cannot decide upon them.
Doctor :   so that your guided specifically and treated at the earliest.
Doctor :   anything else i could help you with?
User :   ok.....I shall give a try..if anymedicine is giving me side effects..I shall go immediately to dermatologist...
Doctor :   sure.
User :   Thank you doctor....thats all from me..
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me.pleasure here
Doctor :   bye for now
User :   bye
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