attack the face of almost all adolescents and often do not let go even
when their teen years are far behind.
How many times a day to wash your face if any, may apply makeup and
whether medication such as Roaccutane and Carotene are safe to use,
despite the concerns?
it's not a problem of hygiene?
it is important to maintain hygiene in order not to be blockage of the
glands, but one can be very clean and still suffer from acne. Beyond
that, it is important not to wash my face too many times, that it
actually dries out your face. And when using makeup it is
that it will not contain fat.
causes acne to continue or emerge in old age?
adults have a rash that resembles acne but caused by other reasons,
people working with fuels and lubricants tend to suffer from it. It
happens sometimes also in women after the age of 40, mainly because use
of makeup and hormonal changes. Suitable treatment of acne in
adolescence can help to end the phenomenon at an early age, while
refraining from it could cause it to accompany the person suffering
from it more time.
about the food that causes acne?
allegations about fat and fried foods are very individual and not true
for everyone. If anybody noticed acne gets worse after he eats chips,
for example, then he must avoid it, but it's really not clear. There
are studies now that tie eating dairy products with acne, but it
varies among different people.
the situation should be treated?
Acne is usually not dangerous, and it is important to adjust the
treatment to its severity. If there are more lesions with inflammation
one should apply intensive care and not just a local treatment. If
there mostly black dots than local treatment should be enough. There is
also “deep” acne which requires a more profound and systematic
treatment, sometimes hormonal and sometimes using derivatives of
synthetic vitamin A pills like Carotene and Roaccutane which affect
mainly on the severe forms that tend to leave scars.
Rinse your face to
prevent infection, but no more than once - twice a day!
can help - when being monitored by a Dr.
Carotene and Roaccutane - is it safe?
type of these drugs changed the treatment options for the better. They
enable dealing with difficult forms of acne. They are the only ones
that address all components of the activity of acne - they affect the
sebaceous glands activity, causing contraction of their own. The gland
ceases to act which creates a suppression of bacteria which are fed
from the sebum. In addition, they cause mild peeling of the face which
makes the skin smoother and opens the closed pores.
is important to make sure this is appropriate type of treatment to the
patient before applying. They are suitable for severe acne that does
not to respond to local treatment, and require preliminary blood tests
on liver function and fat levels - since they can raise blood fats for
those who have a family tendency.
drugs are forbidden during pregnancy, thus it is needed to ensure that
the patient is not pregnant and also give them combined with
prophylaxis (preventive care). It is important to ensure that there
isn’t a hormone problem before starting the treatment, because in that
case one should address the hormonal problem itself, otherwise the acne
will return. For example if there is no regular periods, or an
excessive rate, these may be signs that require examination.
those medications cause side effects?
can Muscle pain may be caused by increased physical activity. It is
rare - but if there signs of strong headaches it is important to stop
the medication and make sure that the rise in pressure within the
skull. Drug increases the sensitivity to the sun and thus who taking it
should avoid sun-exposure. Sometimes it is taken in the winter rather
than in the summer.
it causes dryness expressed mainly in mucous membranes - lips, nasal
mucosa and eyes. At this time therefore, often do not wear contact
lenses. Some claim that it causes mood-swings. It is important to be
monitored by a doctor when taking it, and inform him about side effects
are also herbal pills for complementary treatment for a healthy
skin which are sold without prescription. But when looking at handling
over time which should take about six months to a year in order to see
results, there is cream for more extensive areas for those with a acne
in the back area, as well as oil-free moisturizing crèmes, some
combined with sunscreen - especially for those using Roaccutane and