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GENERAL DERMATOLOGY

Acne and Acne Treatment

Acne and Acne Treatment

Acne; It is a skin disease with inflammation of the sebaceous glands in the hair root. Acne (acne) is most commonly seen in adolescence. Acne is often seen on the face, back, chest, arms, shoulders and buttocks. Acne; men are more severe than women. Most people with severe acne have familial features. In female patients; If the acne is accompanied by male hairiness, menstrual irregularity, hormonal examinations should be performed.

Reasons for Increasing Tendency to Acne?
Drugs: Lithium, Glucocorticoids, Oral contraceptives, Iodides, Androgens, Danazol.
Stress
Intensive and incorrect cosmetic use
How Is Acne Treatment Treated?
The most important point in the treatment of acne is the patient's age, the shape and distribution of acne. If the pimples are common or the cystic acne is turned to the outside of the face, the creams will be inadequate, oral antibiotics or special vitamin A medications should be given.

What happens if acne is not treated?
If the pimples are not treated, the risks of leaving a trace are high and this situation is quite disturbing in terms of aesthetics.

What should be considered in the treatment of acne?
 The face should be washed 1-2 times a day with a mild cleansing gel. To reduce dryness and irritation caused by acne medications, an oil-free moisturizer should be used after the skin cleansing in the evening.

What should I not use for acne treatment?
 Oily cosmetics, oily cream and oily sunscreens should not be used.

Will acne come out again after treatment?
Pimples can be reappeared after treatment and this condition is more common in people with oily skin type. Correct cosmetic products that regulate the skin's oil balance reduce the risk of acne.

Is it right to squeeze the pimples?
Acne tightening is not correct and a simple treatment can pass the healing time of acne and leave the trace will cause.

Is it possible to get rid of acne scars?
Pimples may leave traces in time and when not properly treated. Deep and inflamed acne tends to leave more marks. For the treatment of acne scarring; laser treatments, gold needle, peeling, peeling creams, dermaroller or dermapen treatment can be done.

Use of cosmetic products in spotty skin?
 The use of unsuitable cosmetics may cause acne, increase the current acne or cause an allergic reaction. Therefore, the use of cosmetic products in spotty skin is very important. Mineral-based sealers, headlamps, foundations, powders should be used in spotty skin.