Dry skin but still piples
Piples are breaking out.ut the pimples are not only ones and causing pain. pimples are not drying oot but gradually got smaller in size and remained as it is for last 3 months. using any moisturiser is increasing it.but the other parts of my skin are drying out. along with that dark spots are appearing on my skin although i drink sufficient of water. the pimples and dark spots are more prominent after i come back from sun. but i have to go out. no sunscreen is suiting me. the skin looks better after i apply fruit juice and wash off. but again same thing happens after some hours out in sun.
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Hi. 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 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. Dr Govind S Mittal, excel care hospital, Bangalore.
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