Acne

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…

Homeopathic Treatment for Acne

By Dr. Alok Kumar , Homeopathy Acne is a condition that is very common among teenagers; it occurs due to hormonal imbalances in the body. The sebaceous glands present on the skin tend to become overactive and produce excess oil. Acne affects people across all ages, from teenagers to premenopausal women. Acne…

Guide to Treating Acne Scars and Skin Damage

By Dr Venu Kumari , 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…

Acne – Diagnosis & Treatments

By Dr. Richfeel, Dermatology Acne is a skin disease, characterised by sebaceous gland inflammation. It is chronic, and it affects teenagers mostly, however, it can also affect adults. In normal skin conditions, sebaceous glands produce an oily secretion called sebum. However, in people with acne, the glands are larger and they…

How To Treat Acne?

By Dr Ketan Dangat, Sexology Acne vulgaris, better known as acne, is a skin disease which occurs when the hair follicles get clogged because of dead skin cells and excess sebum secretion. This condition is characterised by areas filled with whiteheads, blackheads, greasy skin and pimples. In some cases, acne might also…

Acne and Breakouts: Skin Care and Prevention

By Dr Ganesh Avhad, Dermatology Acne is a skin condition which occurs when there is an obstruction in the skin pores. These pores are the orifices that secrete oil to keep the skin hydrated. However, the blocking of skin pores due to the accumulation of oil and dead skin cells which appear…

Treat Acne Scars and Skin Damage

By Dr. Latika Arya, Dermatology Acne is a common skin condition which is caused by overproduction of oil as well as dead skin cells, clogging the base of hair follicles. Acne can occur anywhere on your body including your face, back, chest and neck. Treatment of Acne depends on the severity of…

Adult Female Acne and Associated Risk Factors

By Dr. Himanshu Singha , 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…

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…

Medications to treat acne

By Dr. Akhilendra Singh , Dermatology Sometimes people in their teen age suffer from the eruption of spots on their faces. This is known as Acne, which is primarily a hormonal condition. Medicines can help manage the severity and frequency of acne outbreaks. A number of medicines are available. Your treatment will depend…