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Acne on face

Pimples on face. Was Always present but now have incrrased more. May be because of change in food habits n weather conditions since I'm from a different state. Acne Scars stay longer.
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. Greetings. Acne is a chronic problem. You may need a few medications and lifestyle changes for long term improvement. 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. 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. Daily fitness work out and loads of fruits and veggies will help loads in improving your skin. You may Send further queries/ pics of lesions on private follow up chat. Hope this helps. Warm regards
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Dr. Sidaarth Khera
Dermatologist 14 yrs exp Delhi
Avoid oily spicy and frozen foods.  Avoid dairy products like butter cheese and cold drinks. Acne can be due to fungal infection in scalp or hormonal imbalance also
Next Steps
visit a dermatologist near you for proper examination and treatment.
Health Tips
clean your face daily with a mild cleanser 2 times daily.
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