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Sun burns on forehead, dermabrasion - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi.
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   i have sun burns on my forehead..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when are you having these?
User :   from long time..
User :   i dont knw the exact time..
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   but may be fewyears..
User :   age:25
User :   occupation :engineer
User :   location :Bangalore ,india
User :   Marital status:no
User :   weight: User :   80kg
User :   height:5.11inch
User :   dependent :yes
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   yes and one more thing pimples are there back side of my head..
User :   puss will be there in those pimples.
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Have you used any medicines previously for the sunburns?
User :   now i am using betadine-a shampoo i am using for that/..
User :   no ..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   for the pimples i used betdine -d shampoo..
User :   i never used medicine for sun burn..
Doctor :   Ok
User :   and i never use cream also...
Doctor :   Are the sunburns red or black in color?
User :   black in colour..
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   the black pigmentation can be removed by dermabrasion or chemical peeling
Doctor :   But for that you need to get yourself examined by a Dermatologist.
User :   what is dermabrasion?
Doctor :   That is a technique where the superficial layers of the skin are removed. These are done if the marks are superficial
Doctor :   If the marks are resistant to this Laser therapy may have to be followed.
Doctor :   There are no creams available to completely cure such pigmentation.
Doctor :   But aloevera gel has been known to help
Doctor :   in reducing the darkness
Doctor :   You should also use a good sunscreen whenever you go out
Doctor :   it should have at least 25-30 spf
User :   ok..
Doctor :   strength
Doctor :   If there are any blisters due to sun exposure
Doctor :   on them
Doctor :   apply a moisturizing cream like aloe vera
Doctor :   apply cold compresses and dont break the blisters
Doctor :   Drink plenty of fluids especially when yopu go out in the sun.
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok..
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
User :   thank you very much Dr.....
Doctor :   You are welcome
User :   yes ...i have sent....
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