I have alot of acne problem and my skin gets tan too fast what should i do get rid when i waah face my skin feels dry but it gets oily too quickly and i also want to go for skin lightening treatment what should i do ?
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Hi. Greetings. Acne is a chronic problem. You may need a few medications and lifestyle changes for long term improvement -Daily fitness work out and eating loads of fruits and veggies will help loads in improving your skin in the long term. .
The following would help you :
1. Daily use of gel based sunscreen in day time of SPF 30 applied half hour before sun exposure to prevent darkening of spots/ tanning.
2. Daily bed time use of retinoid cream will reduce acne and oiliness
3. Antibiotic agents short course- prescribed by dermatologist for controlling out bursts .salicylic acid based or benzoyl peroxide based face wash for oily skin.
4. Evaluation by dermatologist for any other trigger or need for oral retinoids- this will indeed help but should be taken only if necessary and under monitoring. Also salicylic acid Peel if needed
5. Procedures like microneedling rf, fractional lasers or just microneedling for scars are helpful and necessary. Chemical peels for acne and spots.
Using an anti fungal shampoo will be of great help in reducing dandruff and also pimples on forehead
6. Kindly read my blog on daily skin care on Practo health feed.
You may Send further queries/ pics of lesions on private follow up chat.
Hope this helps.
Warm regards. Dr Govind S Mittal, Excel Care Hospital, Bangalore.
Acne is common at your age. Do not break them or fiddle with them. Use a normal baby soap. Gradually skin will balance its oils. Use a gel based sunscreen. Many options are available for improving skin colour. These can be decided after we analyze your skin. Take care. Stay healthy. Regards, Dr. Jolly Shah DNB Dermatology, Mumbai.