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Can Sun damage/rays cause acne? How are they treated?? What is the best way to defend myself from Sun?
No it does not: No sun rays do not cause acne.You should use sunscreen to defend yourself from excessive sun.Limited sun exposure is good for Vitamin D in your body. Acne is treated with benzyl peroxide washes with antibiotic combination,to which can be added retinoids cream.And some may need oral antibiotics like doxycycline.Cystic and severe acne better be treated by dermatologist as may need acne surgery&more ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Multifactorial: The cause of acne flare is multifactorial, but can be roughly categorized into 3 components: excessive oil gland production, excessive inflammation, and hormonal fluctuation. We use topical drying agents to reduce oil gland production; topical or oral antibiotics to reduce inflammation; oral contraceptives in women to control hormonal fluctuation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Use clindamycin + tretinoin .. now my acne becomes worse .
Initialy treated with benzoylperoXide from 2009 to 2014 but it causes huge redness and increases pimples . Azelic acid also causes huge redness . Tried oral antibiotics azithromycin nd minocyc:
See below: Acne results from oil overproduction (often due to hormones), clogged pores, p acnes bacteria, & resultant inflammation from your immune system recognizing infection. Effective acne treatments target these causes: benzoyl peroxide & antibiotics kill bacteria, retinoids decrease oil, salicyclic acid & retinoids unclog pores, oral contraceptives target hormones. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Various causes: Acne is based in hair follicles. Secretion of oil glands, dead skin cells and a bacteria( proprionobacterium acnes) within a hair follicle trigger a cascade of signals in your body that leads to inflammation: ie. The red bumps and pus bumps of acne. Hormone levels and stress can contribute to acne and possibly dairy, but greasy foods and chocolate have not been proven to make acne worse. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Excess testosterone: All women have male hormone, testosterone, in their bodies. An excess can cause acne. This is oftentreated with estrogen, commonly in oral contraceptives. In the bloodstream are compounds called sex hormone binding globulins. Estrogen increases these elements. When sex hormone binding globulin attaches to testosterone, the testosterone is inactivated, ergo less acne. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably not: The relationship between diet and acne has always been controversial. Many patients are convinced that certain foods make their acne worse. Nevertheless, despite occasional studies suggesting otherwise, the consensus among dermatologists is that diet is causally unrelated to acne. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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