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Suffering from acne for 5 years - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Acne
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help yu?
User :   i have acne
User :   how can i get rid of acne
Doctor :   How o\long you have this problem?
User :   from da past 5 years
User :   i want to get clear skin
Doctor :   WHich parts of the body
User :   on face
User :   and the complexion of my face is a little bit darker dan rest of my body parts
Doctor :   k
User :   is der any solution for these
Doctor :   Do you think this is the reason for the dark complexion
Doctor :   on the face
User :   i dont know
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Doctor :   It seems that you have moved out of the chat window, Please get back if you need any medical advice.
User :   im back
User :   im back
Doctor :   To get a better picture I need this information--Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   age :20,gender :female,occupation :student,marital status:single
Doctor :   Location
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems? like irregular periods?
User :   no
Doctor :   Have you seen a doctor/Taken any medication?
Doctor :   What was the doctor giving you
User :   i often go to skin doctors near my locality but the results are not satisfactory
Doctor :   How frequent you change the doctors
User :   oinments like
User :   retino a
Doctor :   k
User :   clindamycin
User :   erytop
Doctor :   How long did you use each medicine
User :   for 3-4 months
Doctor :   Did the doctor asked you to stop or you stopped?
User :   since 1 year im consulting same skin specialist
User :   no after dat he will change wen there is no effect on my acne and he will give another oinment
Doctor :   K
Doctor :   I shall send you some information about ACne
Doctor :   One thing you should remember is
User :   wat is dat?
Doctor :   Acne treatment is not intended for existing individual lesions but is applied consistently over months to prevent new lesions. Expect slow improvement.
Doctor :   Develop a skin care regimen that is modified slowly over time, not week to week.
User :   ya i know
Doctor :   Washing the acne more than 3 times a day has no effect and in fact can strip the skin with hard scrubs.
User :   so wat shld i do now
User :   ok
User :   i have oily skin
Doctor :   Acne is not yet curable. But donâ??t lose hope â?? it is highly treatable. The best way to treat acne is to prevent blemishes from happening,
User :   so my doctor suggested to wash face evey 3 hrs
Doctor :   Now you can see a cosmetologist in yoiur area
Doctor :   Dont do that
Doctor :   even if you have oily face
User :   and my doc suggested to wash my face every now n den
Doctor :   YOu can do it with simple cold water but not
Doctor :   with soap and scubs
Doctor :   You have used all the medicines that are required
Doctor :   to be used
Doctor :   you have only one option left now
User :   r u der doc
Doctor :   taking orally antibiotics
User :   or shall i leave
Doctor :   are you not getting my messages
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