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Tips to overcome bark patches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hi, good morning
Doctor :   good morning
Doctor :   go ahead with ur medical query
User :   this is XXXXXXXX and have a few black patches on my face how can i get rid of them
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
Doctor :   isit pimple marks you are referring to
User :   27 yrs, customer service rep in a call centre, yes, 3
User :   no this is a dark patch around the mouth
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have history of allergy
Doctor :   ?
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   how long u had this black patch and has it increased in size?
User :   just after marriage and gets light when i bleach my face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do u have itching?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u using any cream or oint?
User :   no when i use any cream for my face i look very dark is it that creams dont agree with me
Doctor :   ok
User :   so how do i go about this problem
Doctor :   is the patch spreading day by day
User :   no i said this before
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   HIMOST CREAM- Apply 3-4 times a day on the affected area
Doctor :   for 15 days
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u can consult dermatalogist
Doctor :   any doubts?
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
Doctor :   hi
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   please fii the feedback form and say done when done
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User :   just a last doubt, i was asked to use dermadue by a friend of mine is it safe to use it
Doctor :   are you there rebecca?
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   you can use it
Doctor :   if there is no relief
Doctor :   you can consult a dermatologist
User :   but how long will this last any idear
User :   what is the cause for this
Doctor :   you can also try HIMOST CREAM
User :   is it that something is less in the body
User :   should i use himost cream in the day also
User :   or only at night
Doctor :   you can use it 3-4 times a day
User :   can u also please suggest a soap for me
Doctor :   it probably is due to increased pigmentation around the mouth
Doctor :   avoid going out in the sun
Doctor :   as for soap...use a glycerine based soap
Doctor :   like dove or pears
User :   how about using everyuth facial scrub is it safe
User :   it doesnt agree with me these soaps
Doctor :   i suggest you skip the scrub
User :   i tend to look very dark
Doctor :   for sometime till the pigmentation clears
User :   when i use those soaps
User :   how about lux
Doctor :   do you have a dry skin?
User :   no at time it is oily and at time it is dry so i guess it is a mixture of both
Doctor :   if you are not satisfied with the above soaps
Doctor :   use white lux
Doctor :   but i still recommend a milder soap
User :   is this cream available anywhere in bangalore
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   in any pharmacy
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   please confirm your details AAAAAAA
User :   yes that is wright
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please fill this feed back form that i send, and do inform me when done.
User :   i also do have a lot of hair on my face that makes me look very dark . could u please suggest something for that
Doctor :   you can try temporary methods like bleaching or face wax
Doctor :   or the only permanent treatment is laser or electrolysis
User :   but face wax make you look very old
Doctor :   waxing or threading
Doctor :   its not true
User :   and we tend to get wrinkles
Doctor :   bleaching may cause a reaction so you should be cautious
Doctor :   you can go for the other methods
User :   ok i will try the pears soap foe a week if it doesnt agree the what do i do
Doctor :   it depends upon which method suits you
Doctor :   consult a dermatologist and
Doctor :   meanwhile
User :   and for strech marks what can we do
Doctor :   use ULTRA MEGA
Doctor :   there is not much we can do about stretch marks
User :   what is ultra mega does it reduce the marks & we never put on weigh
Doctor :   it is
User :   a frien of mine told me to use franch oil when i used it i blotted and became very fat
Doctor :   good for
Doctor :   skin
Doctor :   and general health
User :   and does it make u fat
Doctor :   it may work for some people but not all
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   franch oil doesnt make you fat
User :   i dont want to turn any more fat i am 60kgs
Doctor :   what's ur height?
User :   i used it and blotted i was very thin before
User :   5.10
Doctor :   WWW.WWWW.WW Doctor :   please calculate your bmi and tell me
User :   what is bmi
Doctor :   it is body mass index..tells
Doctor :   whether you are
Doctor :   overweight or not
User :   and how do i calculate that
Doctor :   are you able to open the link i gave u?
Doctor :   you can calculate through that link
User :   so what can we we dring to get a clear skin
Doctor :   lots of fluids
Doctor :   fruit juices
Doctor :   fresh vegetables
User :   like could u specify a few
Doctor :   any juice other than mango,sapota,banana
Doctor :   because these make you to put on weight
Doctor :   I would recommend you to take the advice of a nutritionist who can help you with the menu you require based on your diet patterns. For all weight problems, please visit and register at, you can also call them alternatively at 0000
User :   ok thank u very much for your time doctor
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   bye for now
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