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Treatment for scars on the face - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you
User :   hello doctor
User :   i have a skin allergy jus above the region of my upper lip
Doctor :   ok..
User :   i have this from almost 6 months
Doctor :   can you elaboraste
Doctor :   elaborate..
User :   i had been to a dermatologist also
User :   dat person recommended me to use a few ointments......
User :   but it just got reduced a bit........
Doctor :   Yes, as I am chatting with some patients simultaneously. Please bear with us for a reply
User :   i wasnt satisfied much!!
User :   it looks like a scar jus below the nose part......
User :   what can i do to get rid of it?please do help
User :   i shall let u know the ointments i was prescribed
Doctor :   yes it would be good if youy can tell me what they are..
User :   HHSONE........this was the first one
User :   then tretin........
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   what was the diagnosis the first timne..
User :   after a few more days.....i was prescibed desonide and fluticasone
User :   dat person just told its a skin allergy
User :   thats it!!
User :   when i used this ,the scar kind of thing reduced for a few days.......
Doctor :   ok..
User :   but its not yet gone......
User :   i dint go to that doctor again
User :   i had been for 5 or 6 settings
User :   can u please help me out?
User :   and dat doctor scared me saying it might not wud remain if i dont get treated
User :   what am i supposed to do now?
Doctor :   What was the diagnosis if you can tell me.. probably i willbe able to help you further..
User :   he just told me that it is skin allergy.....and he wud give some ointments.......dats all..........i dont know anything more
Doctor :   Are you there
User :   yes doctor
Doctor :   He never mentioned any thing..
Doctor :   ok..
User :   no
Doctor :   Can you describe how the rashes appeared first time and how they are now has tehre been any change
Doctor :   since the start and now..
User :   actually i had a lump kind of thing on the upper lip,middle region.......
Doctor :   ok.
User :   after a few days it just got dissappeared
User :   and later jus above dat region i got a scar kind of thing
User :   and it spread almost till my nose.........
User :   and it spread only the middle region
User :   only then i went to the doctor
Doctor :   Is the scar light shaded or darker than the one surrounding skin..
User :   when he prescribed me those oinments and now the scar is
User :   not so big.......its jus near the nose part........
Doctor :   ok
User :   it reduced on the region above the upper lip,the place whre it actually started
Doctor :   ok.
User :   the scar is dark shaded compared to surrounding skin
User :   i still use those ointments.........
User :   and sometimes the upper layer peels off.........
User :   but the mark is not at all reducibg
User :   reducing
User :   especially in the middle part it looks very thick kind
User :   dark,with few lines kind.......
User :   its itchy sometimes..........i feel like scratching it..........
User :   are you there doctor?
User :   i am just so scared that it would remain like that?
User :   can i get rid of this?please do let me know doctor
User :   doctor??
User :   helloooo.....
Doctor :   hi
User :   ya doctor
User :   i dint get any reply from u
Doctor :   Tell me
User :   can i know what am i supposed to do now to let the scar dissappear
User :   please do help me out
Doctor :   there are treatment measures like the Dermabrasion that you can do..
User :   what is it exactly?
Doctor :   will tell you the options
User :   ok
Doctor :   â?¢     Ablative resurfacing with carbon dioxide or erbium: yttrium aluminum garnet
Doctor :   Nonablative and partially ablative resurfacing with fractional laser, infrared laser.
Doctor :   Carbon dioxide resurfacing is the most effective but also most operator-dependent method for deep ablative resurfacing.
Doctor :   these are the available Measures that can be tried..
Doctor :   and the exact measure that needs to be done depends on theexamination by the specialist..
Doctor :   he will then suggest the appropriate treatment..
Doctor :   are you there
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