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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…

Is Acne an Infection?

By Nubello Hair Transplant & Cosmetic Surgery Center , Dermatology For most of us, one of the most characteristic features of our growing years has been the constant tussle with acnes. A stark indicator of the changes that your body undergoes during these times, acnes are spotted almost immediately with the onset…

Acne

By Dr Rittika Walia , Cosmetic Physician Acne is one of the most common skin problems. As many as one in two people suffer from the condition, acne vulgaris is the most common type followed by acne rosacea and the more severe acne conglobate. More boys than girls suffer from acne and…

10 Best Ways to Prevent Acne

By Nubello Hair Transplant & Cosmetic Surgery Center , Dermatology Acne is an extremely common skin condition in which dead skin cells and oil get stuck inside hair follicles. The back, shoulders, chest and neck are some of the common areas which are susceptible to such acne breakouts. Even though there is treatment…

Causes and Treatment of Acne

By Dr Priyanka Agarwal , Dermatology Acne refers to a hormonal condition that generally plagues boys and girls in their teen age. Apart from the male hormone, it is also triggered by the bacteria present in the skin and the fatty acids that constitute the oil glands. The condition is characterized…