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Pimples on face

Acne on forehead and upper lips with pus formation in some of them. Have been applying aloevera gel and Nilac-A ointment on the affected area.
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Dr. Rajdeep
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Acne usually do not occur on upper lip. You may be having folliculitis. If antibiotics like clindamycin are used for a long time resistant bacteria develop which infect hair roots (called as folliculitis). Please visit a dermatologist and get an opinion before continuing the medicines. Folliculitis will need a course of antibiotics which will clear it up. Also washing your face with soap or a face wash 2 to 3 times a day can help in prevention. Warm regards. Dr. Rajdeep Mysore. Chirag Hospital Bangalore
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