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Acne Cure Remedy
I am 24 yr guy and from past 2 yrs I am acne on my back n bottom ...Can you suggest me any homemade remedy or any medicine to cure it ...
Scientific Rx: Forget homemade remedies. Acne on the trunk usually requires a systemic rx that you can get only from your physician. You'll want him/her to double-check that this is indeed what you have. You may end up on tetracycline 500 2x/day; this is likely to help; there are topical solutions that may help, such as benzoyl peroxide over the counter. ...Read more
No easy fast cures: Acne is a chronic condition- no quick or easy cures (sorry)! vit. A, c, e, d, zinc, selenium, chromium & fish oil can help. Minimize fried foods, dairy & sweets. An interesting website that discusses home remedies is http://www.Earthclinic.Com/cures/acne.Html here people discuss what has and has not worked for them.Apple cider vinegar & hydrogen peroxide are the 2 most popular listed.See comment:. ...Read more
Acne scars: Sometimes called “the laser equivalent to skin needling”, this laser creates light on only a "fraction" on the skin in spots. Milder than traditional co2 ablative laser; results are less impressive but side effects are also less severe. About $1000 per procedure generally 4-5 treatments are needed scaling and crusting swelling post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation a.K.A. Temporary darkening. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any other way to cure light acne rolling scars (meaning indentation isn't really deep), without the use of any laser treatment?
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Is it true Dat in treatment of acne the amount of the medicine's mg depend on Ur waight, & do acne treatments Dat act on the liver cure acne permanent?
I've got acne in ma face for about 4 months and I've tried treatment with clindamycin gels. But it not gets cured. How can I get cured completely?
Good daily hygiene: Acne is usually best treated with multiple steps. The first is to be sure you wash your face twice daily with a cleanser that contains benzoyl peroxide. Unless your skin is very dry, do not apply and lotions or creams. Only use facial care or makeup that is non-comedogenic (does not block pores). Add a 5% OTC Benzoyl Peroxide Gel to your regimen twice daily on affected skin. ...Read more
Acne is complex: The cause of acne is elusive and so is the treatment. I am not aware of any natural cures other than avoiding food which may precipitate an attack. Lasers are not typically used for active disease but more for scarring. "ilght therapy" may be effective and so is pdt with ala. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
No: No, laser won't cure you of this however fractional lasers can help shrink pore size which in turn will help with acne. There are products you can use for the acne as well as oil. There are also other maintenance treatments with facials and peels that can help as well. The combination of lasers, products, and maintenance is the best option for you. ...Read more
Is it safe to combine zithromax with aldactone (spironolactone) in one treatment to cure adult acne?
How can i remove acne scars fast. i have only five days for job interview. Also suggest home remedy because my dermatologist failed to cure these scar?
I hope it worked: Acne is a grave personal and professional liability and I'm really sorry that yours was neglected during your teenaged years. You need to forget about a home remedy or even a quick fix from a dermatologist. Managing severe acne scars is a long process and the results are never perfect -- for example, Chris Pine (photo) has had a fairly good result but still usually hides his with a short beard. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have acne scars, and my doctor recommended co2 fractional laser, but she said it won't cure 100% but 70-80%. Can i take the treatment again?
OCP's or aldactone (spironolactone): Topical creams like retinoic acid are great. Also, washing your face with acne-fighting face washes 2-3 times per day. As a gynecologist, for women, i find that oral contraceptive pills with and without Aldactone (spironolactone) are very effective. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back Acne Treatment: Salicylic acid peels work nicely for acne on the back. See a licensed aesthetician to perform these peels. You may require several to start, and maintenance peels may be helpful to keep your skin more pimple-free or reduce the number and/or frequency of breakouts. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm using melacare from past 8 months...Bt using face lightening creams will impart acnes and dark patches please tell me alternate remedy for brightng?
Peels?: On occasion glycol tic acid peels may also help but may take 5-6 sessions. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn't worked in two weeks, get with your physician. Home remedies are only an adjucnt. Acne is a serious, chronic, non-lifestyle-related disease that cannot be cured, will remit in time, and can be managed. Topical Clindamycin often clears milder cases; acne on the trunk tends to require systemic rx. ...Read more
Depends: Depends on the marks red spots. These come from acne inflammation and resolve over a few months. No treatment needed brown spots. Also come from inflammation, but in this case the inflammation leads to hyper pigmentation. This resolves on its own, but there are topical meds that help. Pitted scars. This needs laser treatment, surgery, or chemical peels to treat. ...Read more