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I have a skin condition, no, Yes i want to take a picture

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i have a skin condition
JA: How long have you been dealing with the skin issue? Have you noticed any major changes in your overall skin or nails recently?
Customer: no
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Yes i want to take a picture and show the dermatologist

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Please can you tell me more? Can you also attach a photo to demonstrate this please?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Hi Doctor
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
File attached (ZQ34S3Z)
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I have attached two photos
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
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Thank you

How long have you had this? What have you tried to treat it?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
I’ve tried so many i can’t even remember the names

So this is acne, I can advise but ideally need to know what you have used. Have you had anything on prescription?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
i’ve used st ives face scrub, simple face wash and neutrogena face scrub
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
i’m currently using a neutrogena face wash

Okay thanks. I would advise for this a long term antibiotic to reduce the inflammation to allow the topical creams to work. Lymecycline is my suggestion and can be used for a few months. I would try this with a topical benzoyl peroxide and possible a retinoid.

the antibiotic would however require a prescription which your GP can prescribe if they agree

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Okay i’ll do just that
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thanks Doc

That is my pleasure, I hope that it helps

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