What is Acne?
Acne is a very common skin problem where the hair follicles, especially of the face, chest, and back, are clogged with dead skin cells and oily secretion from the skin.? It is most common during adolescence due to increased testosterone levels in both the sexes. It may be due to the hereditary tendency, bacterial infection, improper diet and stress. This problem may also persist in people up to their thirties and forties.
Types of Acne:
Acne varies from person to person depending upon the skin type, severity, and appearances such as size, color and the level of pain. Below are the different types of acne –
Whiteheads – These are really small and stay under the skin.
Blackheads – These are visible and appear on the surface of the skin.
Papules – These are small, pink projections on the skin.
Pustules – They are red at the base and have pus on the top.
Nodules – These are large, painful pimples deep in the skin that are clearly visible.
Cyst – These are the worst form. They are painful and filled with pus. Large cysts can also cause scars.
Causes of acne:
- Unhealthy food
- Some? drugs
- Some cosmetics and skin-care products
- Exposure to industrial products
When should one start with the acne treatment?
Since everyone gets acne at some time in life, the correct time to treat it is when it starts to develop scars and becomes bothersome. The problem becomes severe when the acne flares suddenly and uncontrollably and persists for a long time, causing stress, anxiety and low self-esteem in a person. It may cause severe depression in some people. It is always better to get medical help when it starts to affect a person’s mind and confidence..
- Adopt a healthy lifestyle.
- Regular Cleansing
- Proper Skincare
- Reduction of oil on the face
- Clean the face gently twice a day
- Try using light skin moisturizer and water-based makeup
- Reduce bacterial infections through medication.
Homeopathic medicine for Acne
Treating acne requires patience. Schwabe’s homeopathic medicine for acne such as B&T Akne Sor Soap, Biocombination No. 20, Hepar Sulphurus Pentarkan, Silicea, Topi Berberis Cream has offered considerable relief. All these homeopathic medicines for acne will heal the skin condition and promote healthy skin. It reduces the formation of pus and accelerates the healing process to promote healthy skin. Unless we see any side effects like excessive dryness or allergy, it is important to give each regimen or drug enough time to work before giving up on it and moving on to other methods.
However, one should always consult a doctor before starting a treatment or homeopathic medicine for acne.