Skin Care Tips For Acne

It is tricky to maintain skin that is acne-prone, as one wrong step and pimples start appearing. Some of the most effective skin care tips are, wash your face with a gentle cleanser every day, avoid scrubbing your skin daily, moisturize your skin adequately, and eat a healthy and balanced diet.

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I have been suffering from acne for the past two years that do not show improvements with rejuvenating skin products and lifestyle modifications. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor,I have been suffering from acne for two years. I researched a lot on how to prevent it from worsening, like changing pillow cases and bed sheets, but I see no progress on my skin. I also try to drink lots of water but still no improvements. I also tried several skin products and rejuven...  Read Full »

Dr. Barve Vaibhav Saidas

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Acne is common in the age group between the ages of 15 to 30. It is a natural or normal physiological process due to changes in hormone levels during puberty or the growing body. Every individual is different. Some may experience more acne, and some people with no ac...  Read Full »

What should I do if my acne reappears after taking Azithromycin and applying the vitamin c serum?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old and have had acne for four years. I took the tablet Azithromycin 250 mg and applied vitamin C niacinamide serum for my acne. I did not get any acne after using these medicines, but they reappeared when I stopped taking them. Please suggest something.  Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayankutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Acne vulgaris, also called acne, appears most often during the teenage due to sudden fluctuation in hormone levels in our body. Apart from this, our lifestyle, including the food we eat, stress, products used on the face, and polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), are s...  Read Full »

I use a medicated serum for my pimples, but they are getting worse. Please suggest treatment.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a lot of pimples on my forehead, and they are getting worse. I am prone to acne when I sleep late, but I cannot sleep early. I use a medicated serum for my pimples, but I am insecure about it. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. V. Srikanth Reddy

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Acne can be treated easily with facewash, tablets, and creams. Some people have an oily face which results in acne. After completing acne treatment, tablets can be stopped, but creams must be continued to prevent the recurrence. Diet and lifestyle modifications are als...  Read Full »

I am 28 years old and have a pimple near the right side of my nose. Please suggest something.

Query: Hello doctor, I am 28 years old, and my height is 5 feet 2 inches. I have a pimple near my right nose below the eyes. I do not know whether it has pus discharge or not. What should I do next?   Read Full »

Dr. Sandhya Narayankutty

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I reviewed the information provided and the attached images (attachment removed to protect patient's identity). The white spots on the right side of your nose and the ones close to your eye are called milia. It is a common skin condition among individuals with slight...  Read Full »

I am suffering from acne breakouts on my cheeks and chin. kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing acne breakouts, especially on my cheeks and chin. I have attached photographs for your reference so that you can help me better. Could you please let me know which products I may use to get rid of them, or do I need to take any medication? My skin is dry and sen...  Read Full »

Dr. Dilip Kumar Meena

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. You seem to have grade 3 acne and I suggest the following oral antibiotics. 1. Capsule Doxycycline 100 mg once a day. 2. Apply Adapalene plus Benzoyl Peroxide gel apply on acne once at night in a tiny amount without rubbing it. Keep usi...  Read Full »

What could be done for small bumps present on the face?

Query: Hello doctor, I have small bumps all over my face. They are very difficult to pop and they do not hurt. They came out of nowhere, and now it is out of control. I do not understand what I can do. I used Proactive cream in the past when I had something similar.  Read Full »

Dr. G.s.s. Sandeep

Answer: Hello,Welcome to concern is acne medicamentosa.I suggest the following:Start using Acne-aid face wash twice daily.Apply Epiduo gel (a combination of Adapalene and Benzoyl peroxide) once daily at bed time on the active acne.Take one capsule of Omega-3 fatty acid capsules daily after ...  Read Full »

What treatment will you suggest for recurring acne?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been suffering from acne for a week. I used Clindamycin gel, but it is not effective. I have attached my photos. My acne goes and comes. Also, tell me which face wash, moisturizer, and sunscreen to use? Kindly suggest treatment for my acne.  Read Full »

Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have reviewed the attached photographs (attachments removed to protect patient identity). I recommend you use Salicylic acid face wash twice daily and apply Benzoyl peroxide 2.5 percent gel twice daily on the affected areas. Along with this, take a course of a...  Read Full »

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 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. B. Srinivas Goud

Answer: Hi,Welcome to 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 Epiduo help with acne scars?

Query: Hello doctor, I am currently having acne on my cheeks and I am applying Benzoyl peroxide gel on my acne. It only reduces the inflammation but bumps are not reducing. I also have pigmentation caused by acne before. What may be the reason? I usually get cystic acne bumps on my cheeks. The acne clears ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shaunak Patel

Answer: Hello, Welcome to This provisional advice provided by me stands subject to the actual examination of report or image (attachment removed to protect patient identity) and is based entirely on inputs provided to me. It should be correlated with clinical findings. You should know that ...  Read Full »

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