Acne Vulgaris

About "Acne Vulgaris"

Acne vulgaris is a common skin condition that occurs when the hair follicles are blocked by oil and debris of dead skin cells causing blackheads, whiteheads, pimples, oily skin and scarring.

Related Terms: Acne, Management Of Acne, Benzoyl Peroxide, Skin Care Tips For Acne, Treatment Of Acne, Acne Scars, Pimples

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Acne Vulgaris and it's Management
Article Overview: Acne Vulgaris commonly known as acne is a common skin concern seen in young adults. Though it is related with significant psychological morbidity, it can be managed effectively with daily skin care and medicines  Read Article »
Dr. Kalpana Pathak
Dermatologist

Acne Vulgaris is a common skin concern in adolescents and may sometimes persist in adulthood too. It is a skin disorder involving pilo-sebaceous follicles or oil glands and is therefore seen to involve areas where oil glands are dense. Hence face, chest, back, upper arms are common sites of involvem ...  Read Article »
 
Acne vulgaris, a Social Problem.
Article Overview: This article discusses the social problems encountered by teens as well as adults due to acne.  Read Article »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist

Acne is the most common skin problem encountered in the teenagers and also in adults. Acne is not a disease by itself, but being chronic in nature, it can have a significant impact in shaping the overall personality of a person. People with acne are often found to have low self-esteem which restrict ...  Read Article »
 
What Is Acne Vulgaris?
Article Overview: Acne vulgaris is a common condition that usually starts in teenage years when sebaceous glands become active. However, acne can also occur in childhood and even in infancy, but it is rare.  Read Article »
Dr. Rabia
Dermatologist

Acne vulgaris is a common condition that usually starts in teenage years when sebaceous glands become active. However, acne can also occur in childhood and even in infancy, but it is rare. Some individuals have an inherent tendency of having hyperactive sebaceous glands, this is one of the risk fact ...  Read Article »
 
Top 10 Questions on Acne
Article Overview: Acne vulgaris or what is commonly known as pimples starts in teens. It leads to the lowering of self-esteem, decreased work capacity and some form of permanent scarring. There is a huge misinformation among parents and patients about the disease, thus leaving them perplexed as to how to deal with it. In this article, I have gathered the top 10 questions on acne to help both parents as well as patients to guide them to make informed choices on the issue. These, however, are general guidelines and patients are advised to consult a qualified dermatologist for treatment.  Read Article »
Dr. Abdul Samieh Deva
Dermatologist

What Is Acne? Acne is a disorder of pilosebaceous unit found in the skin. Sebaceous gland is often associated with a hair follicle and is known as a pilosebaceous unit. The most important lesion in acne is a comedone. Besides, papules, pustules, and nodules are also found. In common terms, these ar ...  Read Article »
 
How to cure acne in the case of combination-type skin?
Query: Hello doctor, I have combination skin on the face with acne. I am not really sure if it can be termed acne. There are these very minute skin bumps. Please see the attached photo. I do not usually get pimples though. What can I do to make my face clearer?  Read Full »
Dr. Sandeep Golla
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your concern is acne vulgaris grade I. Your skin is of mixed type with the T-zone of the face oily and the remaining parts are dry. Start using Papulex (Nicotinamide) face wash twice daily. If your skin gets too dry after face wash, apply Aquasoft FC moisturizer af...  Read Full »
 
What I should i do to cure dermatitis?
Query: Hello doctor, I have acne, and my pharmacist said that it is dermatitis. I tried every homemade mask, but it does not work out. I have not tried any medication but have used some skincare products like face washes. And apart from that, I have a terrible uneven tone (tan) on my face, neck, and arms ...  Read Full »
Dr. Payal Chauhan
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. 1. It seems that you have acne vulgaris grade 3. 2. Please do not touch or squeeze them. If you are scratch them, it will lead to the mark. 3. I have suggested the medicines below. Please consult your doctor, discuss my suggestion and take medication with consent.  Read Full »
 
Having acne problem on the face and back since last 15 years. Is there any solution?
Query: Hello doctor, My 32-year-old brother has acne problem on the face and upper back since the last 15 years. He does not smoke or drink.  Read Full »
Dr. Varinder Joshi
General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. From your description, he is suffering from acne vulgaris. As it is spreading to the upper back, it is problematic. Here are some tips for facial hygiene which he can follow: Use a mild soap and avoid medicated ones. While washing the face, the skin of the face ...  Read Full »
 
10-year-old has white spots on cheeks. What has caused it?
Query: Hello doctor, My 10-year-old son has white spots on his cheeks. They have been around for the last couple of years. Some appear to look like blackheads. I do not know how to treat them. Or if this is milia or keratosis. They are only on his cheeks and some tiny spots under his eye. But chin and for...  Read Full »
Dr. Dilip Meena
Dermatologist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The white colored papules are indeed milia. The others are comedones. Comedones are part of acne vulgaris.  Read Full »
 
Please help with my acne as I have no idea about this.
Query: Hi doctor, I am having something like acne. They are superficial spots and a lot of them are mainly on my forehead, jaw and chin area. I am suffering with this problem for over a year now. Also, I have clogged pores and blackheads. I visited a doctor before and he said that he would not do anything ...  Read Full »
Dr. Suvash Sahu
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen the picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and read the query in detail. Your problem seems to be acne vulgaris. Acne vulgaris is a common skin concern in adolescents and may sometimes persist in adulthood too. It is a skin disorder involvin...  Read Full »
 
How to get rid of itchy, small bumps in face?
Query: Hi doctor, I am in my teenage now. I have these small bumps all over my face and I think it is an allergic reaction. What is the fastest way to treat and get rid of this? I believe that it is from the cleanser, which I used recently. The bumps are small, but I have a lot of them on my chin, cheeks a...  Read Full »
Dr. Suvash Sahu
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have seen your concern in the given video (attachment removed to protect patient identity). It looks like you are having irritant contact dermatitis or maybe acneiform eruptions (skin condition that resemble acne vulgaris), but with your descriptions the duration is no...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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