Management Of Acne

About "Management Of Acne"

Management of acne is by a multi-pronged approach involving a proper skin cleansing regimen, topical application of creams and taking antibiotics orally. The idea is to treat existing lesions as well as prevent the formation of new ones.

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

Recently Answered Questions


Why do antibiotics clear acne?
Query: Hi doctor, Why do antibiotics clear acne? Is bacteria the cause of acne? Please explain.  Read Full »
Dr. Suvash Sahu
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. Yes, acne is caused by a bacteria called Propionibacterium acnes, but beside this other factors also play in forming acne. Change in keratinization pattern in pilosebaceous unit, which leads to a keratinous material to cause blocking of sebum secre...  Read Full »
 
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 »
 
Which medicine can be used to get rid of chicken-pox scars?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 18 years old. I had chicken pox before one and a half month. After the chicken box was gone, I had some scars. So I went to a dermatologist to give me a medicine to clear the scars, he gave me new gel E. I had some pimples on my forehead so he advised and wrote for me a face wash...  Read Full »
Dr. Gauri Kshirsagar
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Acne is a very common condition occurring in teenage years due to hormonal changes. There is no need to worry or be embarrassed by it. Chances are that even after treatment you may get another bout of acne. It will reduce with age.  Read Full »
 
Is it a must to treat acne with topical and oral medicines?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from acne since one month, mainly it is cystic acne. I have always had this issue on and off, but this time it is painful and new acne keeps coming. The scar too takes long time to go. I have been using the over-the-counter Benzoyl peroxide face wash, Benzoyl peroxi...  Read Full »
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and seen the attached photographs (attachments removed to protect patient identity). According to me, you need both oral as well as topical medication to treat acne. Continue with the face wash but Benzoyl peroxide 10 percent is too st...  Read Full »
 
How to cure acne that has been there for 17 years?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 29 years old and suffering from acne from the last 17 years. Can you please help me?  Read Full »
Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You would need oral retinoid treatment from your dermatologist for four to five months for treatment of acne. Have you taken any treatment previously? For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologi...  Read Full »
 
I am suffering from back acne.Kindly suggest remedy.
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from back acne. It is all over my back. It is like red pimple marks and black spots. Kindly suggest me ointment and soap or any medication which will help me get rid of acne completely.  Read Full »
Dr. Charu Bansal
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query. I understand your concern. Acne on the back have mainly two differentials: Truncal acne, which is caused by Propionibacterium acnes. These are pimples which are spread to involve the back. The rash is pleomorphic and usually non itchy. Pityrospo...  Read Full »
 
I have been suffering from body acne since 10 years.Please help.
Query: Hello doctor, I have been suffering from body acne since 10 years. It is present on my upper arms, shoulders, back and buttocks. I have been using Benzoyl peroxide 5% since 6 months. But there has been no effect at all.  Read Full »
Dr. Atishay Bukharia
Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Benzoyl peroxide alone is not going to work. Please send the photographs of the affected area to find out the grade of acne and to prescribe you the proper treatment. Revert back with the pictures to a dermatologist online for further follow up --> https://www.icliniq....  Read Full »
 
Can I take Isotretinoin for my acne problem?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28 year old male, having terrible acne issues since my teenage. Now I am married and a father of a child, and I still have pimples all the time. I have been treated for acne for many years. Some of the doctors suggested me to take Doxycycline 20 mg daily for 3 months. It delayed...  Read Full »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have reviewed the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity) Moderately severe to severe grade of acne and persisting since years such as in your case is an automatic choice for treatment with Oral Retinoids i.e Isotretinoin. You may continue with oth...  Read Full »
 
Please help me through ayurveda to clear acne.
Query: Hi doctor,I am 21 years old. I have bad acne and acne scars. Also, my skin has become dark. Please help me through ayurveda.  Read Full »
Dr. Alka
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are 21 year old, the acne is mainly due to hormonal changes. As far as scars are concerned do not peel or squeeze your acne. The scars which are already present can be lightened off. For acne, try herbal things at home because the cause is very important. As yo...  Read Full »
 
Without medicine or gel, how to get a permanent solution for acne?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old male. My problem is acne. I am getting red whitehead with pus. I was taking Isotretinoin 20 mg for 1.6 years. When I was on Isotretinoin, I did not get even a single acne. After two weeks of stopping Isotretinoin, I had a sudden breakout. My skin is very oily, and I ...  Read Full »
Dr. Rashmi Singh
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all, if you have an acne prone skin, then it is impossible to have a clear skin without any topical and oral intervention. Since you have taken more than a year of Isotretinoin 20 mg daily, I would not advise repeating that at the moment. I suggest you Doxy 10...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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