Oily Face

The sebaceous gland present inside your skin's pores secretes oil, which keeps your skin moisturized and healthy. This gland is present in all, but in some, these glands secrete too much oil, making your face oily. The common causes for oily face are humid climate, enlarged pores, using wrong skincare products, exfoliating your face too often, and not applying moisturizer.

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How to get rid of pus-filled red spots on my face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have extremely oily skin with large pores, and I have a large wrinkle on my forehead. I also have lots of red spots with pus.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.I have seen your query and understood your concern.It seems you have acne and acne scarring in the form of pores.I would suggest you try using the following:Faceclin gel (Clindamycin and Nicotinamide), apply during the day over the pimples.Microbenz (Benzoyl peroxide) 3....  Read Full »

Is regular use of moisturizers and cleansers enough for acne, or should I use chemical creams?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been using Epiduo for five months. I stopped the cream for three days, and my skin clustered with pimples. The next day, I started using Benzoyl Peroxide; and it has been four weeks since then, and my skin is not getting free from acne. Should I stop using these harsh products ...  Read Full »


Dr. Srinivas Goud B

Answer: Hi,Welcome to icliniq.com.Thanks for your query.I looked at your pictures, and your skin looks oily (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). The first and most important advice for you is to enhance your cleansing routine. I suggest you cleanse your face more often to ensure that t...  Read Full »

Does higher altitude cause hyperpigmentation of the skin?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to know about my skin type. My skin feels very dry after using facewash (lotus organic plus), but after some (generally after two to three hours) time, my skin becomes very oily (even if I do not apply any of the cream or sunscreen). It is the same condition in summers and winters...  Read Full »


Dr. Snehal Laul

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I suggest you take tablet Limcee 500 mg (Vitamin C) once a day after breakfast for 30 days. Do you have tight skin? Is there seborrhea? Is your skin shiny or sensitive? Are there prolonged exposure to sun or UV (ultraviolet) rays? Do you have a history of photosensit...  Read Full »

Will acne with PIH cause darkness in the forehead?

Query: Hi doctor,I have an oily and sweaty face. My forehead is darkened. I think it is pigmentation. I need medication for this. My forehead looks black, and it is depressing. Kindly help me.  Read Full »


Dr. Suvash Sahu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It seems you have acne with post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation (PIH). Acne is a chronic problem. It has a variable course with medication. It requires regular follow-up and long treatment. It usually occurs up to the age of 25 to 28 years may be more than this. Onc...  Read Full »

What can cause overly oily skin, burning lips, a painful throat, and thrush?

Query: Hi doctor,Does low blood levels or high blood levels cause oily skin, burning lips, painful throat, and thrush? I am having these symptoms for three months. I am going to do a blood test this week and what are the levels to be tested?   Read Full »


Dr. B Vageesh Padiyar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. There are multiple factors responsible for having these symptoms. I suggest you do these tests mentioned below. You need to do a complete blood count, Hba1c (hemoglobin a1c), serum electrolytes, liver function tests, kidney function tests, urine routine, viral marke...  Read Full »

How to manage itchy acne on my face?

Query: Hi doctor, I have itchy acne on my face due to dehydrated oily skin. I feel like my face is really sensitive and reddish. The face is always tight about, past two weeks it became more sensitive and itchy, especially on my chin and forehead.  Read Full »


Dr. Sandeep Golla

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw your picture (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Are you using any medication right now? Avoid dairy products bedtime, and avoid hand pricking. I will suggest a prescription. Start using it right now and review it after 15 days if there is no improve...  Read Full »

What is the supposed oil and moisture content level, in the face?

Query: Hello doctor, What is the supposed oil content level? And moisture level in the face that will be considered as normal, low or high?  Read Full »


Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Both dry skin and oily skin are considered normal as long as it is not causing any problem such as premature cellular aging, wrinkles, acne, and the likes. The amount of moisture in the skin, on the other hand, has to be enough to keep your skin hydrated. So there is...  Read Full »

Is oily face more prone to acne?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a teenager and I noticed that my face and hair typically gather quite a bit of oil and thus my face can develop quite a bit of acne. Is there any recommendations or a way to send a photo? Below my chin has quite a bit as well as the right side of my chin. These are my main areas ...  Read Full »


Dr. Deepti Shukla

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through your history and photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You have a few acne on the cheek and neck. But about the neck and chin lesions, these are not the only acne. As I noticed you have some kind of rashes also over these areas...  Read Full »

Will shaving the underarm help in darkness and sweating?

Query: Hello doctor, My problem is both my underarms are black in color and has a bad smell when it sweats. I did not use any medicine for underarm before. My Face is in oily type with acne spots marks. I have consulted you and you suggested me to use Yaclin facewash, Benzoyl peroxide, AC-N, for acne and ...  Read Full »


Dr. B T Priya

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It would be great if you could send pictures of your face and axilla to assess the severity. Anyway, start on tablet Azithral 250 twice a day for three days a week for three weeks. Apply Clindoxyl gel to the acne spots once a day for three hours only for two weeks. For...  Read Full »

How to treat acne and drak spots in oily skin?

Query: Hello doctor, I have acne and oily skin with very bad acne scars and dark spots all over the face. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Hari Pathave

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If possible provide me photographs of the affected areas which will help me for better understanding of your skin problem and proper treatment plan. Photographs are required for diagnosis purpose because the treatment given without proper diagnosis can be less helpful o...  Read Full »

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