Acne


Specialty of Dermatology

Acne is a skin condition that can occur at any age and is the inflammation of the sebaceous glands. Usually it appears on the face but can also manifest in neck and back, causing aesthetic problems for people who have it. The symptoms are pimples reddish (known as papules), pustules or grains of whitish color, blackheads, pimples and even small cysts. It is important to diagnose the type of acne and the most appropriate treatment as appropriate: to remove mild acne remedies are recommended and medicated topical preparations with agents such as benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid or antibiotics; and in cases of moderate or severe gravity, the more effective the treatment with isotretinoin or oral antibiotics or contraceptive use in the case of acne is associated with hormonal changes and menstrual cycle. In addition, skin lesions also greatly improved by applying peels or laser and photodynamic therapy.

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