Q. I am having acne and pimples on my cheek and it leaves mark. What to do?

Answered by
Dr. Vaibhav Barve
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Nov 13, 2019

Hello doctor,

I am a 30-year-old male. I am having severe acne and pimples on my cheek. It started two weeks ago. I used aloe vera and the effect is some what reduced, but the marks are there and also new pimples are coming every day.

Dr. Vaibhav Barve

Dermatology Venereology


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Treatment plan:

Apply Deriva-CMS (Clindamycin phosphate) gel at night on pimples.
Apply Dermadew aloe lotion on the whole face at 8 am and 8 pm.
Apply Photostable gold sunscreen on the whole face at 9 am, 12 pm, and 3 pm.
Use Cetaphil cleansing lotion for face wash.

Preventive measures:

Do not scratch and break the pimples, it will cause dark spots and scar that are difficult to treat.
Do not wash your face frequently and with soap. Use suitable face wash that suits your skin.
Do not rub your face with towel, just do like sponging.

Regarding follow up:

After one month.

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