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Treatment for blemishes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help ?you
User :   i have black marks all over my face and its not going so temme wat to do
User :   its blemishes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   but befor that
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Doctor :   hi
User :   look i am 16 years old
Doctor :   ok
User :   and i cant give you the location
User :   plz temme the remidie
Doctor :   thats ok
Doctor :   i nedd to ask few points before that
User :   temme
Doctor :   sice when are you having these
User :   since 5 months
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   how many in number nad what is the sizwe approximately?
User :   its only over my cheeks and fore head not compltely only at the ends and the ae 3 in number appprox
Doctor :   ok
User :   near the nose in case of ckeeks
Doctor :   Do you smoke or chew tobacco/drink alcohol/Any illegal drugs/ betel nut chewing?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Have you had any similar problems in the past?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   no
Doctor :   is there any one in your family with similar complaints?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are the merks increasing in size?
User :   no they are not
User :   but they are not going
Doctor :   is that associated with itching?
User :   yup
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is that itching present throught the day?
User :   no only sometimes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ave you seen a doctor/
Doctor :   is it that before this were there pimples?
User :   yup and he has given me a cream called reviderm and says its a case of pigmentation i forgot his name and he has given me a tablet which is called cosvit its a vitamin tablet
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   were any advise given regarding diet?
User :   nope
Doctor :   and life style modifications
Doctor :   had you had any illnes before 5 months?
User :   lifestyle modifications wat do u mean ,as in how i live and go out in the sun ?
Doctor :   ok
User :   nope no illness
Doctor :   are you using any medication for long?
User :   nope
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   from the history that you have given
User :   yes
User :   wat do u conclude?
Doctor :   there are few conditions that can present in this way
Doctor :   like melasma
User :   yes
Doctor :   Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation
Doctor :   Drug-induced hyperpigmentation
Doctor :   XXXXXXXX are you there?
User :   wats your name?
User :   by the way?
Doctor :   Dr
User :   i for got
Doctor :   please fill this and say when done
Doctor :   have i answered your query?
Doctor :   is there any thing else that i can help with?
User :   but is the cure
User :   i mean wat is the cure
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   The discoloration usually disappears spontaneously over a period of several months ,
User :   yup i saw that in wikipedia but any creams that i have to use
Doctor :   the one your dermatologist advised
Doctor :   is the one that is used
Doctor :   but to see the difference
Doctor :   it may time few months
Doctor :   and while on treatment try as for as possible to avoid exposure to sun
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yup
Doctor :   did you get that?
User :   exactly how many months will it take
User :   ?
User :   ru there
Doctor :   this is highly individualised
User :   i have very less o of it
Doctor :   there are various factors that determine the out come
User :   and also y dermitologolist gave me a sunscreen lotin with spf 20
User :   i mean my
User :   not y
Doctor :   ok
User :   ru there
User :   and wat r the factyors
Doctor :   yes
User :   factors
User :   >
Doctor :   your bodies response to the treatment
User :   do i have to change me diet
User :   my
Doctor :   not necessarilly
Doctor :   you still can follow your regular diet
User :   ok it has reduced alot over the past few weeks
Doctor :   ok
User :   so ithink i will go by the end of next month
User :   it
User :   not i
User :   sorry
Doctor :   thats ok
User :   ok thn bye
Doctor :   is there any thing else?
User :   c ya
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