People suffering from skin problems, especially acne, always fear that there is no resolution. Well, they’re wrong because acne treated from both your face and body.
What is Acne?
Acne vulgaris is a skin disease, most common in teenagers, and most people experience improvement or complete disappearance somewhere in their twenties. However, sometimes acne don’t just disappear and adults might also suffer from this condition. Usually, acne causes scaly red skin, whiteheads and blackheads as well as different types of bumps and spots. It may be an inflammatory on non-inflammatory condition, provoking damage to the hair follicles and the skin that acne appeared on. This skin problem is not normally caused by bad skin hygiene, but that can contribute to it. The most probable causes are hormonal changes happening to teenagers. Hormonal changes affect the sebaceous gland in the skin, leading to overproduction of oil, blocked pores or infection of these glands.
Although the problem might seem irrelevant, acne may seriously affect person’s self-esteem, so far to provoke depression in adolescents. So, whatever cause of acne on your face or body is, it should be properly diagnosed and then treated. You may treat the symptoms, but the best therapy is the one that affects the root of the problem.
How to Treat Acne on the Skin
There are several different ways and approaches you could try in order to take care of your face affected with acne. Some of the available cures are topical (creams, lotions, gels, ointments, etc.) and others are oral medications. Creams and lotions containing different drugs might be applied to the acne skin and some of these products are said to be very efficient. Before you start any skin treatment, it is necessary to consult both your doctor and dermatologist, to make sure you are prescribed the proper medication or preparation for your skin. Sometimes, the appropriate treatment might be the correcting of hormonal imbalance. Once this problem is solved, your skin might recover too. This is another reason why you need the doctor before the start of the acne treatment.
The most common ingredients in these preparations are topical antibiotics and various acids, such as glycolic acid, lactic acid or gluconic acid. Other products could contain different active substances, like azelaic acid. When acne become very serious problem your dermatologist may opt for accutane or Sotret containing creams. Neutrogena and Retin A are just some of the popular acne creams.
Oral medications for acne include various products, but none of them should be used before your dermatologist recommended them specifically for your skin issue.