MBBS Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, DDVL
Dermatologist, Navi Mumbai
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Eating chocolate will make your acne worse.
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Contrary to popular belief, eating chocolate will not make your acne condition worse. What can make it worse is what kind of chocolate you have; milk chocolate contains sugar and dairy products such as milk which could wreak havoc for people who are acne-prone. However, eating dark chocolate does not have any ill-effect because dark chocolate contains a higher degree of cocoa compared to milk chocolate which is higher in Glycemic index. Higher Glycemic index can spike the insulin levels and worsen the condition of acne.
Popping your pimples is bad
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The idea of popping the pimple is very tempting but the repercussions of it are anything but good. Popping the pimple may leave a permanent scar. It can also drive the bacteria responsible behind causing acne, p.acne bacteria, to go further deeper into your pores leading the area to become redder and more inflamed than it was before.
Which one is a type of skin acne?
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Pimples, cysts, blackheads, nodules and whiteheads are all various kinds of acne. Acne generally occurs in teenagers when the sebaceous glands become active and there is an accumulation of oil, bacteria and environmental pollutants such as dust and grime.
Which of these topical medications are not prescribed for treating acne?
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Dermatologists often recommend to patients, suffering from acne problems, retinoid topical drugs or antibiotics, or salicylic acid. Topical steroids are prescribed to people suffering from conditions such as eczema and/or dermatitis. Therefore, steroids are not given to acne-prone people.
Acne is Curable
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It has been found that there is no permanent cure for acne because it is a chronic problem. If you are prone to acne then you can get it any time; be it your teen years or your adult years. It is a condition that exists both superficially as well as beneath the skin. The condition of acne is recurrent; therefore, people who are prone to it should take extra care of their skin on a day-to-day basis.