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Treatment for acne and hairfall - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i have acne problem
Doctor :   ok
User :   and oily skin
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status:
User :   male,student,23 not married
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how long u have this problem
User :   more than 7 years....
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   What is the approximate size of the largest pimple?
Doctor :   How many pimples are there now?What is the approximate size of the largest pimple?
Doctor :   r u there
User :   now its disappearing
User :   but it comes back now and then
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have white spots ( Closed Come domes) or Black Spots ( Open Come domes) only?
User :   no idont think i have any one of these
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can use Benzoyl peroxide 2.5%
Doctor :   one daily at night time for one month
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   it will cause dry skin
User :   where can i get this
Doctor :   pharmacy
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so u can use moisturing soap like dove or pears
User :   ok...
User :   i use facewash
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can use it
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   i have pores on my face
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then u need to see dermatologist
User :   can i do any thing about it
User :   ok
Doctor :   u might need treatment for longer time
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   for 6 months atleast
Doctor :   u may need oral medicines as well along with topical creams
Doctor :   ok
User :   i used some herbal medicines
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did it give u relief?
User :   sometimes....
Doctor :   ok
User :   does stayin up late at nite n lack of sleep cause acne or pimple
Doctor :   u need to be patient for results to appear if u happen consult dermatalogist
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   stress can trigger
Doctor :   diet
Doctor :   so also hot and humid conditions
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u there
User :   ok
Doctor :   i suggest u to see dermatalogist
Doctor :   we can help u fix appointment for u
Doctor :   if u wish so
User :   whats the best way to look after skin with acne
Doctor :   keep the skin clean and dry
Doctor :   dont pinch the pimples
Doctor :   or prick them
Doctor :   it will aggravate the acne problem
Doctor :   infections and scarring occurs
Doctor :   ok
User :   they say excessive washing can cause more oily it true
Doctor :   drink lot of water
User :   ok
Doctor :   it is opposite
Doctor :   hot and humid conditions
User :   then what abt dandruuff
Doctor :   ur acne problem might be due to dandruff
Doctor :   u can use selsun 2.5% shampoo
Doctor :   twice a week for one month
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   dont leave ur house with wet hairs
Doctor :   ur dandruff problem will become more
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok
Doctor :   For very good information on hairfall I recommend you to this website
User :   i have short hair
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   u can use the link above
User :   ok
User :   ok thnx for ur time
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   bye for now

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