Beating acne effectively

Acne- the epicentre of all teenage problems. That little red bump on the skin is highly unsettling, and is among the largest cause of insecurity for most people in that demographic. In most cases, however, acne problems disappear in a few years, but if the problem persists over a long period of time, then it is recommended that your visit a qualified physician.

There was once a time when acne “treatment” involved home remedies ranging from cutting down on oily foods to smearing fruit pulp and honey on the face. This has however changed in the recent past ever since physicians have had a better understanding of acne. Although one of the major causes of acne on face can be attributed to the hormonal imbalance, which stimulates the oil production, there are several factors that influence the acne outbreak in an individual. Treating for individual acne problems becomes easier if the physician can get a good idea of the reason behind the outbreak.

Acne can be broadly classified into three main types, and can be treated accordingly. They are-

  1. Comedonal Acne: This is a mild case of acne which involves black heads and white heads. This occurs when a prime component of skin oil called sebum gathers dead cells and blocks the pores on the skin.
  2. Inflammatory Acne: This is an advanced form of Comedonal acne where the blocked pores reddens the skin and causes inflammation.
  3. Cystic Acne: Cystic acne is one of the more severe forms of acne, which is an actual outbreak, and can cause permanent scarring and disfigurement. Cystic acne is hereditary, and has to be treated over a prolonged period of time to kep it under control.

Comedonal and mild inflammatory acne can be treated with mild medication and a stringent diet. It is very common among teenagers due to varying hormonal imbalance. The doctors might give you certain antibiotics to help deal with the pimple outbreak. The Cystic acne requires a more specialized treatment, where the doctors provide long term medication and other medical procedures.

Asian hair and skin clinic provides one of the finest pimple treatments in Bangalore. We have a team of competent doctors who determine the reasons behind the acne out break and provide appropriate treatments. You can contact us at

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