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Suggest treatment to cure pimple on face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 07-Oct-2014
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor:Please proceed with your query.
User:recently a pimple had stuck in my face
User:So is there any cream or tablet which can cure it without leaving a mark on my face
Doctor:May I know the duration and the size of the pimple?
User:Just a day back
User:It is medium in size
Doctor:Is there any pus present?
User:No puss is not present
Doctor:Then you can apply clear gel for acne.
Doctor:Its a over the counter medicine.
Doctor:Avoid squeezing the pimple.
User:Will it suit my face
User:Does it have any side effects
Doctor:and over touching as this may discolour the skin.
Doctor:Its usually safe to use and will suit most of them.
Doctor:If you have any irritation then avoid using the cream.
User:One of my friend suggested Nexret cream
User:As he is using it & he said that it is very much effective in clearing the pimples
Doctor:It contains tretinoin as active indegredient.
Doctor:its a prescription and requires regular followup with your docotr.
Doctor:so I advise you to use this cream only after seeing your doctor.
Doctor:the dermatologist will ask for blood test to be done before starting the cream
Doctor:Do you have any more queries for me?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:Can i apply regular soap while washing my face on that pimple
Doctor:Yes, you can apply regular soap.
User:K last thing
User:Once i clear this pimple on my face
User:How to prevent future pimples popping out
Doctor:For this you need to maintain good face hygiene.
User:I mean to say how to stay away free from pimples and oilness
Doctor:wash your face twice a day with soap and three to four times a day with plain water.
Doctor:drink plenty of water.
Doctor:avoid spicy and oily foods.
Doctor:avoid applying any creams in the night which will block the pores
User:any specific face washes to use
Doctor:Calamine lotion is a good anti acne which can prevent further acne formation.
Doctor:apply it twice a day after washing your face.
Doctor:you can use it as long as you want.
Doctor:no side effects are seen.
Doctor:Any more queries for me?
User:so which company is that
Doctor:you can go for lactocalamine or calsoft.
User:ok thanks for your time
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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