Now a days acne is very common condition in young population. There are various factors responsible for it.
Causes of acne in young male-
Difference between male and female acne-
Males usually get acne during their puberty and severity is more in males compared to females. This is because of following reasons-
Depending on the cause of acne treatment options differ. Most effective form of medication is retinoid derivatives both topical and oral. If lesions are inflammatory antibiotics have role. Apart from this if hormonal levels are high then medications to control them can be given. Diet, healthy habits, proper sleep also helps in treating acne significantly.
People suffering from acne scars go through mental pressure as well as emotional problems. Studies have shown that people suffering from acne scars are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, and low confidence. Typical causes of acne include bacteria, excess oil, and clogged hair follicles. The acne can get more severe due to some medications, stress, or diet.
Severe acne may be treated with proper medications but it leaves behind scars. These scars can be treated with the fractional CO2 laser. The method includes treatment of the scarred skin that results in healthy skin.
This method is opted by those who suffer from acne. The benefits of this method are:
This treatment comes with minimal discomfort that too only when some topical cream is applied to the skin.
This treatment works even on darker skin types, including Asian skin.
The recovery period of this treatment is 4 days or less.
During the procedure, several rays of the CO2 laser will create miniature holes (microscopic holes) below the surface of the skin to help generate the new collagen. This new and healthy collagen keeps the skin very youthful. Fractional CO2 works only on the affected area leaving the unaffected ones and this helps in speeding up the recovery.
Method of Fractional CO2 Laser Treatment
The whole treatment is performed using topical anaesthesia and a topical numbing cream is applied on the screen before an hour of the treatment starts. Throughout the procedure, the patient would be awake and may feel a little discomfort.
A session would hardly take an hour. During the hour you will feel the peeling of the skin and a slight sunburned sensation of the skin. This sensation on the skin will last for 4-5 days.
The treatment is customized according to the needs of the customer. There are two types of treatment:
Shallow treatment: The recovery period lasts for only 2-3 days as the treatment is not very critical.
Deeper treatment: Requires the holes to go deeper down the skin and would take more time to recover for around seven to ten days. However, the result of the treatment depends on the depth of the treatment.
After the treatment, there might be less noticeable scars and less aging signs along with all other skin conditions. The skin will start getting clearer. However, the actual result of the treatment will start showing after a week and will continue to show till six months. It is always advisable to consult an experienced and skilled dermatologist.
Homeopathy is a branch of medicine that focuses on improving the body's healing mechanism to treat the cause of the disease. Acne is a skin condition that results in lesions (pimples) in the face or other areas of the body. Homeopathic treatments are based on the premise of removing the cause of the disease rather than just curing the symptoms.
Homeopathic remedies are prescribed after a thorough analysis of your medical history, emotional and physical constitution. All Homeopathic medicines are based on achieving potency of the substance which is done by diluting it with water and alcohol. In case of acne, this treatment controls oily secretion in the skin, removes acne-related scars and eliminates underlying conditions such as hormonal imbalance that causes acne.
Various Homeopathic remedies to treat acne are:
It is a very effective remedy for treating acne in women who have problems in their periods. It is also used in acne treatment in women who suffer from sexual problems.
This treatment enhances the immune system of the body so that acne formation in the body is reduced. This is a common treatment for people who have recurrent bouts of acne.
This treatment is recommended for people who regularly have large pimples filled with pus. The person tends to be easily affected by heat.
It is used in treating acne as well as scars left by acne. It is usually recommended for acne that occurs due to climate changes.
5. Natrum Muriaticum
This treatment is made from common salt and is used to treat acne that results from menstrual irregularities and other hormonal disturbances. It is also used for treating oily skin and other rashes which result from it.
6. Arctium lappa
It is a Homeopathic remedy for treating symptoms of acne and its scars.