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Regular Acne Men Women
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
Iam 38y single female still lhave acne .l recive isotretenoin 6month after thate still thereis acne .whate is treatment for me .still regular menses?
I'm female,have excessive hair, lots of acne always for 9 years, should I see a dermatologist or endocrinologist? I do not have a regular doc nor ins.
Primary care: This suggests polycystic ovarian syndrome which is characterized by irregular periods, excess hair growth and acne. Basic lab tests and an ultrasound study are very useful in making this diagnosis, however if you're unable to afford these, a trial of birth control pills may be helpful. A local family physician or planned parenthood clinic may be able to provide this for you affordably. ...Read more
What age does teenage acne typically resolve for men? Also why is skin oilier in the summer months?
Why do you ask?: it varies tremendously. I was able to stop taking medication for my acne when I was around 50. Acne is a huge social and professional liability and you deserve to be treated scientifically, now. Nothing you did caused your illness and you should not have to endure it any longer. ...Read more
Is men's sperm really good for skin ? Could it be used as anti blemish and is it really effective on acne problems ? Thanks in advance..
Acne mask: no promises on effectiveness but your gender does not preclude you from doing it ...Read more
Get real Rx: This physician thinks a cheap daily vitamin-and-mineral supplement is a good idea for overall health, especially nowadays. However, acne isn't a nutritional, lifestyle, or hygiene-related disease. It's chronic, serious, and worthy of being cared for by a scientific physician. ...Read more
Can you please suggest me a good day cream for dry skins (men)? My skin gets itchy after shaving n i'v also some acne and dark circles.Thank you
shaving breakouts: All the signs and symptoms you are describing, itching and acne bumps after shaving that are leaving dark marks on your face sound like a condition called psuedofolliculitis barbae. A moisturizer is not going to help much but try something gentle like cetaphil. This condition is stubborn and sometimes difficult to treat. I would recommend you consult a dermatologist to help control the problem. ...Read more