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Acne Skin Problem
Probably quite well: This is a great antibiotic to supplement a good topical treatment like benzoyl peroxide. Never use an antibiotic as sole treatment for acne. It works by slowing down the bacteria that contribute to the disease and probably by some other mechanism as well. Best wishes for a good result in managing your illness. ...Read more
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Can dermablend foundation cause acne ? It is made for sensitive skin and severe acne and skin problems
Possibly: Elimnating it for a while should answer the question. ...Read more
Hello! What should I eat to cure pimples,acne and skin problems Like those..? What should I include and what should be avoided in my daily diet 4 dat?
See Your Doctor: Acne is caused by plugging of hair follicle units (excess oil/debris/bacteria) & inflammation; genetically determined. Therapy includes topical/oral meds & more to control infection/inflammation. Role of diet remains unclear however evidence suggests a low carbohydrate/high protein diet may be beneficial; eating a healthy diet overall may reduce acne flare-ups. See your doctor for definitive care. ...Read more
Mood swings, sudden brown tanning & pigmentation of facial skin with light colored spots in it since 2 years, acne & oily skin, pcos. Skin problem?
DERMATITIS: Looks like it is a stubborn skin condition that lasted for 2 years. It is better seen by a dermatologist for the right evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Scientific Rx: If two weeks on over-the-counter benzoyl peroxide doesn't clear you, get with your physician. You may be a rx for a topical retinoic acid derivative, the oral contraceptive pill (if you're female), topical clindamycin, a systemic antibiotic such as tetracycline, or a dermatology referral for possible isotretinoin. All acne is manageable today; it's not a hygiene or lifestyle problem. We can help. ...Read more
I have combination skin and have acne problem. The skin turning rough and dry skin. Canyou advise daily use cream that gives glowy skin without acne?
Sure, and they also: Have additional benefits. Metabolism of pill creates more proten to bind to testosterone, decreasing free testosterone that wreaks havoc on the skin. By inhibiting ovulation it also decreases testosterone. In takes a couple of months but it will make a big difference. Gd luc. ...Read more