Natural treatment of acne
Medicinal treatment for acne
Characteristics of acne
Acne is a skin disease that causes skin disorders such as pimples, pustules or papules. Acne has its peak in adolescence, a period during which affects over 80% of individuals of both genders. In most cases it resolves spontaneously, being only an esthetic matter of concern which causes emotional problems among the youth population. In other cases, more serious inflammations occur that require medical intervention.
Symptoms of acne
The main symptoms of acne are: Black spots on the skin, elevated mounds in the skin with white exterior and hard to the touch, elevated mound of skin with reddish appearance, sebum, scars, pimples, pustules, papules, etc.
Causes of acne
- Puberty: Because an increase in hormones during puberty, there is an greater fat secretion in order to protect and soften skin. The pores can be blocked by this fat resulting in various abnormalities in the skin: small bulky white point, as a result of fat obturation (papules). Other times they have a blackened appearance, resulting from the accumulation of dead cells with abundant melanin (pimples) Other times, reddish elevations of the skin, containing pus inside
- Other moments with strong hormonal changes: Other periods of life in which hormone production is increased, such as menstruation or pregnancy
Diagnosis and treatment of acne
Such signs disappear with the passing years. Generally they do not require treatment unless they become infected. In this case, they can produce significant infections requiring antibiotic treatment.
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