You're directly frantic when a small pimple appears on your face. Acne vulgaris appears more often on your skin although it's also on your back, neck and upper breasts in your ages of 15 to 23.
Hormonal changes, especially androgen, occur in your physique at this time. It's in your body although boys have more. The production of oil glands, which produce sebum, also occurs due to your androgen increase.
Sebum is a substance in charge of lathering and preventing the entry of bacteria into your pores. Your pores are overwhelmed to receive its supply if your androgen increases steadily. There's an excess production of sebum, not to mention flakes of dead skin.
As a result, the sebum channels to the surface of your skin and pores are clogged, and it comes to pass early symptoms of acne, often referred as blackhead. There're white blackheads; some are black. Inflammation and purulent acne are there if bacteria infect comedones.
What causes it? Acne can occur because of hormonal changes at puberty or menstrual cycle, usually in two to seven days before. Stress, genetics, pollution and allergy also cause it. It usually tends to show up when the weather changes, especially in dry season when the air is humid and hot.
The wrong use of cosmetics and uncareful cleaning of your face cause your pores clogged. Certain medications, including birth control pills and corticosteroids can also disrupt the balance of hormones.
Wash your face with soap twice a day because it'll help eliminate sebum clogging, especially after sweating. You'd use soap with a pH of 5.5. In addition to washing your face with soap, rinse well with facial cleanser. Do it regularly and get enough sleep.
You shouldn't push acne because it can lead to an infection, even leave scars. Old habit to washing face with betel juice can also be done because it's an antiseptic. Slathering acne with over-the-counter medication is fine.
Choose acne medications that contain salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide. You also need frequent shampooing, so that the dirt on your hair doesn't hit your face. Finally, avoid holding face with dirty hands.
It's better to consult a dermatologist when you've strived to treat your acne but not made it. The doctor will give you an ointment or lotion after checking the condition of acne. The doctor will prescribe oral drugs and topical antibiotics or materials that can't be arbitrary if it's necessary, especially for an inflamed acne.
Black marks are sometimes on your face after your acne goes away. Well, your dermatologist can smooth it out with advanced technologies now.
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