acne treatment

Acne Marks – 5 Best Forms Of Treatment!

By Dr. Suruchi Garg, Dermatology, Acne is an inflammatory skin disorder that leads to pimple formation on the shoulder, back, face, upper arms and chest. The different types of acne include cysts, blackheads, whiteheads, pimple and nodules. Acne starts to develop during the transitional period of puberty. Although it can occur at…

Acne Scars and Skin Damage – Guide To Treating It!

By Dr. Gayathri Devi, Dermatology, Acne is a very common skin condition which is caused by oil as well as dead skin cells being deposited at the spot of hair follicles. Acne can occur anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of acne depends on the seriousness…

Know Everything About Acne And Its Treatment!!

By Dr. Vijay Kakkar , Dermatology There are many treatments available for acne; it usually depends on the type of acne you are affected with. The types of acne are whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and cystic lesions. The medications treat acne as: They kill the acne causing bacteria (propionibacterium acnes). They reduce the excess…

Ayurvedic Treatment For Acne

By Dr. Isha Bhalla , Ayurveda Acne is a long-term disease which is caused due to the clogging of hair follicles due to dead skin cells. Its main characteristic feature is the emergence of pimples, blackheads, etc. In Ayurveda, the condition is known as Youvana Pidaka (Youvana means youth and pidaka means…

Acne – Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

By Dr. Sreelatha Murugappan, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Acne is a skin condition caused due to the plugging of the hair follicles on the skin with dead skin cells and excess oil (sebum) secretion. Acne is characterized by the formation of pimples, mainly around the face, neck, chest and the back. There can be…

Does Spicy Food Cause Acne?

By Dr Aman Sharma , Dermatology Truth be told, the food itself typically doesn’t cause acne, but the side effects of eating spicy foods like hot peppers certainly increase the chances of a breakout occurring. That’s especially true if you’re not used to eating spicy foods. Hence, acne is not caused by…

Acne – Types, Causes and Ayurvedic Treatment

By Dr. Gokulan B G, Ayurveda Acne is a long-term skin disease that is caused because of the clogging of hair follicles due to dead skin cells. Its main characteristic is the breakouts of pimples, blackheads, etc. The types of acne include: Blackheads: These are visible clearly, black and occur on the skin’s…

Banishing Acne: The Ayurvedic Way!

By Dr Jyoti Monga , Ayurveda When hair follicles are clogged with dead skin cells, it causes a long term disease called acne which is characterized by regions of blackhead, pimples etc. In Ayurvedic terms, it is known as Youvana Pidaka where Youvana means youth and Pidaka means a skin eruption. According…

Acne Treatments

By Dr Ganesh Avhad , Dermatology There are many treatments available for acne; it usually depends on the type of acne you are affected with. The types of acne are whiteheads, blackheads, pimples and cystic lesions. The medications treat acne as: They kill the acne causing bacteria (propionibacterium acnes). They reduce the…

Ways to Beat Cystic Acne

By Dr Venu Kumari , Dermatology Cystic acne is a type of acne that leads to pimples which are painful. This type of acne usually leads to nodules and large inflamed cysts on the skin; they usually appear in the back, face and the buttocks. It begins like normal acne wherein bacteria…