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Tips to prevent acne due to oily skin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi Doctor!! I have a very oily skin and so i m having acne problems. My acne usually increases during my periods. Also, I my profiles includes excessive usage of cell phone ( for which I normally use my left ear), I have more acne on my left cheek as compared to my right cheek. Pls advice some medicines.
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Iam.Dr.XXXXXXX
Doctor :   Please let me read your post
Doctor :   acne increases with the hormonal changes in the body
Doctor :   since you skin is oily
Doctor :   what you need to do first
Doctor :   is to have proper face wash to
Doctor :   remove the oil
User :   ok ..
User :   i use wash face twice a day
Doctor :   Do try washing your face with acne aid soap
Doctor :   called as acneaid or acnewash
Doctor :   it is a sopa
Doctor :   soap
Doctor :   which removes excess oil
User :   yeah i have used this ..
User :   but it didnt helped much ..
Doctor :   are you using any medicines now?
Doctor :   ok
User :   no .. no medicines as of now
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can try using clinmiskin gel ointment
Doctor :   for local application on face
Doctor :   in the evening
User :   ok ..
Doctor :   after bath
Doctor :   rub it deep in to the skin
Doctor :   also you can try adaplene gel alternating with clinmiskin
Doctor :   And aloevera soap is very good for reducing acne
User :   ok ..
Doctor :   Orange peel is good for some
Doctor :   Drink plenty of water daily
Doctor :   take less of oily and spicy foods
Doctor :   wash your face regularly with cold water
User :   ok i hv aloevera plant at my home ... can i apply it directly..
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   Garlic has been used profitably to heal acne. Massage with raw garlic several times a day. Garlic is known to have cured the toughest of acne difficulty.
Doctor :   buy aloevera gel
Doctor :   or soap
User :   ok ..
Doctor :   Fenugreek is a new useful therapy for acne. A paste made of the leaves of this vegetable, applied over the face each night earlier than going to bed and washed with hot water in the morning, prevents pimples and blackheads
Doctor :   Grated cucumber applied over the face, eyes, and neck for fifteen to twenty minutes has been found useful
Doctor :   Apply lemon juice and rose water in equal amount with a cotton ball and leave for half an hour and wash.
User :   ok ..
User :   i normally use rose water with glycerine
User :   it that ok
User :   is that ok?
Doctor :   apaplying lemon juice to acnes is very good
Doctor :   no dont use glycerine
User :   ook doctor.. I can use this home made medicines along with the gels u suggested ??
Doctor :   yes sure
Doctor :   So try these
Doctor :   take plenty of water
Doctor :   to wipe away toxins from your body
User :   yeah sure ... can i get ur mail id so that i can give u the feedback ??
Doctor :   You will have a wonderful face soon....
Doctor :   You can contact me at YYYY@YYYY
User :   ok fine doctor .. will update you with the feedback .. thnx for your advice ..
User :   bye
User :   tc
Doctor :   Is there anything else i can help you with now?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting...........
Doctor :   Bye for now.............
User :   bye
Doctor :   Take care............
User :   take care ..
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