Saturday, October 2, 2010
To All My Friends Who Got Acne On Their Face (-;
Acne occurs when tiny holes on the surface of the pores of the skin called clog. Each pore is an opening to a canal called follicle, which contains a hair and a sebaceous gland. Normally, the sebaceous glands help keep the skin lubricated and help remove dead cells. When glands produce too much oil, pores are blocked, are accumulating dirt, debris and bacteria. The blockage is called a plug or comedones.
The top of the film can be dyed (white) or black (black dots). If it breaks, the interior materials, including oil and bacteria into the environment, and inflammation spread. If the inflammation deep in the skin, pimples can form larger the company, painful cysts.
Acne often appears on the face and shoulders, but can also on the trunk, arms, legs and buttocks occurs.
Acne is most often occur in adolescents, but can at any age, including babies. Three out of four teenagers have acne to some extent, probably caused by hormonal changes that stimulate oil production. However, people between 30 and 40 have acne too.
Despite the popular belief that chocolate causes, nuts and other foods acne, no research supports this idea.Your doctor can on the diagnosis on the appearance of skin acne. The test is usually not necessary.
Clean your skin gently with mild soap, no dry season (like Dove, Neutrogena, or essential). Remove any dirt or makeup. Wash once or twice daily, and after exercise. However, excessive skin or repeated washing.
Wash your hair every day, especially when fat. Comb or pull your hair back to keep hair from her face. Avoid tight headbands.
Try not to squeeze, scratch, to vote, or rub your pimples. While it may be tempting, this can lead to infections of the skin and scars.
Do not touch your face with your hands or fingers.
Avoid greasy cosmetics or creams. Find water, or non-comedogenic formulas. Take the composition of the night. The non-comedogenic products have been tested and do not clog the pores and cause acne.
If these steps are not clear defects to an acceptable level, try to fight against acne medications. These products are applied directly to the skin.
They contain benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, resorcinol, salicylic acid. They work by killing bacteria, drying oil, and place the top layer of skin to peel. Can redness or peeling of the skin.
If the grains are still a problem, a dermatologist can prescribe stronger medications and discuss other options with you.
Acid cream or gel pads retinoic acid (Retin-A) and isotretinoin (Accutane) - pregnant women and sexually active adolescents should not Accutane, because it causes severe birth defects. Women, Accutane use of two forms of birth control before starting treatment and are enrolled in the program pledge.
A pill called spironolactone can help women to control hormonal acne.
A laser procedure called photo dynamic therapy may also be useful.
Your doctor may also suggest scaling of the skin, removal of scars by dermabrasion, or removal, drainage, or injection of cysts.Improve a small amount of solar radiation can acne. However, excessive exposure to ultraviolet light or sunlight can not be recommended because it increases the risk of skin cancer.
Acne usually disappears after puberty, can persist into adulthood, however. The condition is usually well to treatment after 6-8 weeks, but may ignite from time to time. Scarring may occur if severe acne is left untreated. Some people, especially young people can be depressed significantly when acne is not treated.
Call your doctor if your baby has acne that does not disappear by themselves within 3 months.