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Treatment to ger rid of scars due to heat boils - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   DR. XXXXXXXX here
User :   hi dr
User :   good mrg
User :   i have these boils which come up on my face and they leave behind a scar
User :   wat can i do
User :   to get rid of this
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   since when are you having these problems?
User :   my skin was flawless and offlate these are botherin me
User :   say a month or 2
Doctor :   has there been any changes in your diet, sleep pattern, stress levels?
User :   diet not really , but sleep yes. I kind off sleep a bit late max by 0000 hours which i am trying minimise
Doctor :   ok
User :   is there any specific medcine that i can use to overcome these scars
Doctor :   could you describe the appearance of boils in detail?
User :   these are small boils , the heat boils and when they subside scar is left behind
User :   suddenly it fade and they come back
Doctor :   ok. do you tend to pick at them? are they pus filled boils?
User :   i try not to pick them , they are not puss fileld
User :   i mean filled
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   i would recommend these steps to be followed
Doctor :   1) visit a dermatologist to get an examination done to rule out infectious causes like bacterial or fungal
Doctor :   2) get started on antibiotics/antifungals as indicated by the examination results
Doctor :   3) start with a diet regime: a) start your day by taking a glass of warm water with juice of 1 lemon when you wake up (on empty stomach)
Doctor :   b) take 3 veg and 3 fruit servings per day, atlest 2 of them should be in salad form with a toss of olive oil (1 teaspoon)
Doctor :   c) avoid tea/coffee, stick to fruit juices. drink 10-12 glasses of water per day
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes doc
User :   i am reading your suggestions
Doctor :   ok. shall I proceed?
User :   yes pls
Doctor :   d) take foods rich in zinc and copper like your fresh vegetables and greens
Doctor :   e) avoid non vegetarian food (if are a non vegetarian).
User :   oh
Doctor :   f) have skimmed milk 1 glass morning and night
Doctor :   4) start with cleaning regime: a) use a 'non-soap based' cleanser to wash your face twice a day ot whenever you go out and come
User :   ok doc , i shall follow your advise
Doctor :   b) use moisturizer and cosmetics that are labeled 'non acnegenic' or 'non comedogenic'.
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