First Aid & Emergency Treatment Tips for Acne

Acne is a group of skin rashes; Acne Vulgaris, popularly called pimples, affects face; Acne is caused by blocked hair follicles and commonly affects the young

Acne is caused because of increase in sex hormones during puberty;
oil glands of skin produce more secretions; dead cells and secretions block hair follicles causing infections and infected follicles getting inflamed

Common medications for acne include -
a. Benzoyl peroxide
b. Resorcinol
c. Salicylic acid
d. Sulfur drugs

Consult a skin specialist or dermatologist for proper use of medications

To reduce the risk of acne follow these Skin Care Tips:

  • Clean skin with mild Cleanser
  • Avoid squeezing of pimples
  • Avoid sunburn
  • Use oil-free cosmetics
  • Avoid fizzy drinks
  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Drink plenty of fluids

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