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Treatment for acne on chest and back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   hello
User :   actually i have to ask about skin problem for my husband
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   31,s/w,M,No
User :   from last 15 days my husband is facing problem of acne on his chest, back
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   does he have acne on face as well
User :   exactly i dont know its achne or what , in hindi we call it as daanae
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   pimple isit
User :   no he doest have acne on face
User :   but on back he always have 3,4
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it might be sebaceous cyst
Doctor :   does he have any discharge or pain
Doctor :   from that
User :   but this time on chest and surrounding areas
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anyother medical problems he has
User :   but sometimes itching
User :   no
Doctor :   is he allergic?
User :   no
Doctor :   does he have history of allergy
User :   no
Doctor :   how big is the pimple and is it white or black head
User :   white
User :   small
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   it will resolve by itself, u need not worry
Doctor :   maintain good hygiene
Doctor :   he should be fine
User :   in how much time
Doctor :   if the problem persist u can consult dermatalogist
Doctor :   it varies
User :   any ointment for that
Doctor :   in week or ten days
Doctor :   dont pinch or touch it
Doctor :   it will get infected
User :   k
Doctor :   u can apply benzoyl peroxide 2.5%
Doctor :   once daily at night time for one month
Doctor :   if the problem persists
Doctor :   u can see adermatalogist
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   plz tell any other ointment also
Doctor :   this will be effective
Doctor :   best medicine for acne
User :   ok
User :   can it be used for face pimples also
Doctor :   please confirm with correct mobile number
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   u can use it
Doctor :   if he has pimples on face as well
Doctor :   then he needs to be seen by dermatalogist
User :   sorry but i dont prefer to gine my
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   no he dont have pimples on face but i have :)
Doctor :   u can apply this
User :   ok
Doctor :   if u dont get relief u can see a dermatalogist
User :   fine
Doctor :  
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