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Treatment for long term acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Acne
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 675 Questions
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   good afternoon doctor
User :   actully have some problem in my face.
Doctor :   Good after noon To you too.
Doctor :   please tell me
User :   pimple or acne
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
Doctor :   ok.
User :   Age-24,Gender-male,Occupation-Professional,Location-Kanpur,Unmarried,No
Doctor :   Since when are you having it and do you still get fresh eruptions, is there any white discharge from them, are they only on your face or your back and chest also
User :   just 2 yrs
User :   no white discharge
Doctor :   Are they only on your face or else where too
User :   face & back areas
User :   back also
Doctor :   Have you taken any treatment.
User :   many
Doctor :   Are you on any treatment now.
User :   no
Doctor :   Comedones are created when the openings of hair follicles become clogged and blocked with oil secretions, dead skin cells and sometimes bacteria.
Doctor :   That is what we refer to as acne
Doctor :   small raised bumps that signal inflammation or infection in the hair follicles.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Factors causing the Comedones
Doctor :   are
Doctor :   Overproduction of oil
Doctor :   Irregular shedding of dead skin cells resulting in irritation of the hair follicles of your skin
Doctor :   and Bacteria
User :   than what i do doctor
Doctor :   Based on the extent of involvement the treatment would vary
Doctor :   Acne lotions may dry up the oil, kill bacteria and promote sloughing of dead skin cells.
Doctor :   moderate to severe acne, oral antibiotics will be needed to reduce bacteria and fight inflammation.
User :   Acne Lotion
User :   and
Doctor :   RETINO-A
User :   any other madicine
Doctor :   will \be the cream that you would need to apply
User :   ok doctor
Doctor :   You will have to be careful with it since
Doctor :   that can be allergy reaction with it
Doctor :   so apply it in restricted area in the starting
Doctor :   and if your skin has no itching or
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   redness then go ahead and apply it on all the face
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User :   thanks doctor
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