Acne Causes, Reasons and Standard Remedies

Let’s talk Breakout or Acne flare. It can happen to anyone at any time.
What are some of the causes?



We know what it is. But what is it really?
Acne/breakout : What happens:
  • The follicle fills with sebum (excess oil)
  • Bacteria, and dead skin cells.
  • Inflammation causing acne
  • It eventually becomes clogged and comes out, pushing the content to the skin’s surface. This can lead to redness, swelling, and sometimes scarring. It can be white heads, black heads, pimples, painful or pus filled lumps etc


The standard topical/oral solution options:
  • Product Use: Products containing glycolic acid or retinoic acid, and salicylic acid. These are chemical peels used for mild acne.
  • By Steroid, Light based therapy drainage and extraction by Medical professional
  • Topical medication -Prescribed by Medical profesional; Antibiotics, Retinoids meds, Azelaic acid + salicylic acid, Dapsone 5%
  • Oral medication- Prescribed by Medical professional : Anti-biotics, Anti-androgen ( Spironolactone), Isoretinoin (vitamin A derived), Combined oral contraceptives


Source : ," Acne" , September 15th 2021

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