Acne appearing

Sometimes I feel some irritation on my forehead .this is before 5 months .now there are many of these acne on my head .but not on my  cheecks
I do a lot of exercise too. I feel a lot of oily skin on my forehead..
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Doctor Answers (1) on Acne appearing

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Harisha N L Bangalore | General Physician
Early treatment of flares is encouraged. Behavior modification techniques in reducing excoriations are especially helpful with scalp involvement.

Pharmacologic agents that may be used include the following:

Topical corticosteroids (discouraged except for short-term use)

For skin involvement, ketoconazole, naftifine, or ciclopirox creams and gels alternatively, calcineurin inhibitors (ie, pimecrolimus, tacrolimus),  sulfur or sulfonamide combinations, or propylene glycol 

For acute flares, class IV or lower corticosteroid creams, lotions, or solutions

For severe or unresponsive lesions, systemic ketoconazole or fluconazole 

Treatment of dandruff may involve the following:

More frequent shampooing or longer lathering

Discontinuance of hair spray or hair pomades

Use of shampoos containing salicylic acid, tar, selenium, sulfur, or zinc selenium sulfide (2.5%), ketoconazole, and ciclopirox shampoos may help by reducing Malassezia yeast scalp reservoirs 

Overnight application of tar, bath oil, or Baker’s 

consult dermatologist for assessment and prescription

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