Acne

Natural Ways To Manage Acne!

By Dr. Ashwini Vivek Mulye, 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…

The Ayurvedic Way To Banish Acne!

By Dr. Jyoti Girotra Gandhi, 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 Scars and Skin Damage: Guide to Treat Them

By Dr. Vinay Singh, 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…

What Things Can Make Acne Worse?

By Dr. Vinay Singh, Dermatology, The word ‘Acne’ comes from the word ‘Acme’ meaning ‘the highest point’, which comes from the Greek akme meaning ‘point’ or ‘spot’ – it was originally misspelled, with an ‘n’ rather than an ‘m’ in 1835. Acne, medically known as Acne Vulgaris, is a skin disease that…

Acne – Know The Causes And How Can They Be Treated

  By Dr. Venu Kumari, 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 by…

Acne – It Is Not Just Skin Deep!

By Dr. Shaurya Rohatgi, Dermatology, Acne or pimples is most commonly seen in teenagers and young adults, just around the time the body is undergoing hormonal adjustments. Thus, acne is not simply just a skin problem, but often an indication of internal bodily disturbances. Of course, there are other combination of aggravating factors…

Acne Scars And Skin Damage – A Treatment Guide!

By Dr. Abhinav Kumar, 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…

Acne – Know Everything About It!

By Dr. Shaurya Rohatgi, Dermatology, Generally people in their teenage, mostly within twelve to fifteen years of age develop spots on their skin. This is primarily a hormonal condition affecting boys more than girls. However even elder people sometimes develop acne. Though acne may appear harmless, if untreated it persists for several…

Risk Factors for Acne in Adult Women!

By Dr. Vimala Manne, Dermatology, Acne is a skin condition which is characterized by red pimples on the skin, especially on the face, due to infected sebaceous glands. It’s very common and can be treated. It commonly occurs during puberty when the sebaceous glands come to life. Hormones have a major influence…