April 15, 2018
Is there a cure for acne?
Is there a cure for acne? It is a million-dollar question, which everyone is looking for the answer. You are on this page, even you also have the question on your mind. Don’t worry about acne problems, have just patience. It’s really important when you are suffering from acne problems. I will clear your doubt in this blog, do read this blog till the end.
What is acne?
Acne is one of the common skin condition found in both male and females. It is also seen in teenagers and adolescence. In this condition generally, your skin pores are clogged with dead skin and oils. This leads to excess sebaceous secretions & blockage of the sebaceous duct below the skin. Because of this excess oil & sebum gets trapped inside the skin. This sebum is a favorable environment for your acne bacteria to grow. This causes infection with Propionibacterium Acne, bacterial flora.
What happens if acne is not treated?
Acne is not just a simple problem. If not treated on time, it can turn out to be severe problems. If you are having normal hormonal changes. But also having a genetic history of acne, having acne-prone skin, then this hormone is having its end-organ sensitivity on sebaceous glands. This causes inflammation & leads to the formation of papules, pustules, Nodules, cysts on or below your skin. The acne can gradually heal on its own. This leads to the formation of acne scars, pigmentation on the skin. Acne scar is permanent structural damage to the skin, which causes textural damage on the skin. More the grade of acne, more severe is the acne scarring.
As you are completely aware of the acne problems and now we will discuss how we can treat the problems. It is a common problem which affects all the people. Now how you can treat acne, let’s check on the treatments:
It is one of the treatments, which is definitely well known for acne treatment. The lasers good for acne treatments are IPL and CO2 (for grade 1 acne).
In chemical peel treatment, we use salicylic acid, glycolic acid, black peel, sesglico, Miami peel, Veda peel, for drying the acne so that it won’t grow more.
It is a steel shape stool used to press the blackheads and whiteheads to remove it easily. It is a very common procedure, which you can do at home as well.
These are the clinical treatments which are good for acne problems. Make sure you get yourself checked by a dermatologist and then start with treatments. Many times it is seen that at some beauty parlors also you can get such treatments done. Do get checked properly and then start your treatments.
Along with treatments, it is important to start with proper medications as well. It is also important to keep continuing with medications after cure of your acne as well. Let’s check the points and what medications we need to take.
- Isotretinoin: It is one of the good medication for acne problems. Make sure you take with your dermatologist guidance.
- Erythromycin: It is one of the used medication for bacterial infection.
- Anti-bacterial cream: Using an antibacterial cream when you are suffering from acne problems is useful.
- Retinol creams: Vitamin A rich creams are really good for acne problems.
- Benzoyl peroxide: You can use a cleanser which contains benzoyl peroxide, which is mild and good for your skin.
Do watch this video, to get a clear image on acne problems.
Can acne be cured permanently?
It is important for us to know that acne can’t be cured but can be treated with treatments and medications. People think that through dietary changes acne can be cured, but which is not true. Yes to some extent it can help you to control further breakouts. Dietary changes are also necessary for having good skin. Follow the proper regime of your skincare routine.
Don’t use any over the counter medications it may affect your acne problems more. Consult your dermatologist and then only undergo medications. Please feel free to post your questions in detail manner, will be happy to answer those as early as possible. You can call us on +91-7888091118 we will be happy to help you out.
Thank you so much for reading this blog!
Dr. Dhananjay Chavan