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Why Do I Have Acne On My Face
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
Wat can I do for my acnes!? I use roacotan or isottetinoen for 2 month but there is still acne on my face and pigmanted scales!
Scientific Rx: If your acne is "bad" it will not respond adequately to over-the-counter meds though you should start using topical benzoyl peroxide now as you are able to tolerate. Get with your physician who will add some prescription-strength Rx. If you are offered isotretinoin, be brave and go for it despite all the scare stuff online. Pop / "natural" / lifestyle remedies won't work. Acne is manageable. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My acne on my face is bad..after trying diff things its worse should I just stop putting anything on my face?
Meds: Many patients do well with over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid preparations. Some patients require topical or oral antibiotics or retinoids as well. If the over the counter meds alone don't control your acne after a month of daily use, see a doctor for additional treatment options. It is important to be persistent, and some patients 'get worse before they get better'. ...Read more
Sir, I am 18 I have lot of acne on my face. How to reduce them? Which medicines have to use and which food I have to take?
Acne treatment no Rx: Acne can be prevented or minimized by using a gentle cleanser twice daily, over the counter benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid products followed by a noncomedogenic moisturizer such as Cetaphil, Ceravue or similar. A 'clean' diet of whole grains, vegetables and fruits, devoid of fast or prepackaged food, can help your skin and overall health. Severe or resistant cases may require Rx medications ...Read more
Get treated: Please forgive my frankness. If you have visible acne, it's a sign that for whatever reason you are not getting decent health care for a chronic, serious disease. It's cheap and cruel to tell you, "just smile and be yourself." your acne may look worse to you than to others, but this is the 21st century and any primary care physician can clear up all but the worst acne. It's your right. ...Read more
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