Skin type acne
I get a lot of pimples on my face. I use erytop gel for them. And a natural soap lemongrass and mint. But pimples keep coming everyday I have consulted a no of doctors but no healing. I even went to ayurvedic doctors but of no use. Had a lot of medicine like clindomycin, acnovin, retop hc, acneguard clean n clear but all fultile. Please help
Doctor Answers (1) on Skin type acne
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 loads of fruits and veggies will help loads in improving your skin. 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 problem like pcos and 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.
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