Top
10
Doctor insights on: Problem Skin Acne

Share
1

1
Is it recommendable using contraceptive pills for skin problems, acne..?

Is it recommendable using contraceptive pills for skin problems, 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

Dr. Ed Friedlander
2,040 doctors shared insights

Acne (Definition)

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


3

3
I am sufferinf from these skin problems acne, rosacea, carbuncle, impetigo,?

I am sufferinf from these skin problems acne, rosacea, carbuncle, impetigo,?

See a physician: Acne is normal fro your age. Infected acne may be responsible for these diagnoses . Please see a physician, all these conditions are manageable ...Read more

4

4
Which is most likely responsible for skin problems acne, bacne? Depression, sudden weight gain, or irreg w hormones late periods? Or all? Thanks Dr.

Which is most likely responsible for skin problems acne, bacne? Depression, sudden weight gain, or irreg w hormones late periods? Or all? Thanks Dr.

Acne factors: In my humble opinion, weight gain and hormones are more likely to promote acne than depression. Please also consider that your diet is important and skin hygeine is important too. ...Read more

5

5
Can high cholesterol cause skin problems? Is it possible for high cholesterol to cause any skin problems such as acne or dryness? .

Can high cholesterol cause skin problems? Is it possible for high cholesterol to cause any skin problems such as acne or dryness?

.

Xanthomas: Abnormalities of blood lipids can result in deposition of lipid under the skin, called xanthomas. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001447.htm. ...Read more

6

6
Hello! I am 16 years old girl and I have few skin problems like pimples, acnes.. Also few black points on my nose, too.. How can I get beautiful skin?

Hello! I am 16 years old girl and I have few skin problems like pimples, acnes.. Also few black points on my nose, too.. How can I get beautiful skin?

Diet & exercise: What you eat greatly influences your skin and your health. We know that high sugar and processed food diets lead to overgrowth of the bacteria responsible for acne, and also make the skin less able to heal. A diet that is high in healthy fats, such as olive oil, coconut oil, nuts, eggs, real cheese, and high in fresh vegetables and fruit helps. Also regular exercise and moderate sunlight. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Hi doctor, please help me to find out what kind of skin problem I have acne, eczema or shingles under the arm its itchy.Iwas very stressed ?

Hi doctor, 
please help me to find out what kind of skin problem I have  acne, eczema or shingles under the arm its itchy.Iwas very stressed ?

I'm guessing...: The smart money, though, is on shingles since it is localized and very itchy, but there are many other possibilities. Acne seldom itches or pops up here locally; eczema here would be due to something you've come into contact with. Your physician knows how to manage shingles. ...Read more

10

10
What should I do about this skin or acne problem?

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

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
2,317 doctors shared insights

Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more