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acne

Homeopathic treatment is strongly recommended for Acne, it helps to control the tendency to have acne, reducess excessive oil on skin. Read more on causes, types & remedies for acne.
Acne is commonly known as pimples.It is a skin disorder mostly prevalent in teenagers.Although the  basic cause of acne is unknown,they are a kind of eruptions developed due to hormonal imbalance,disturbed activity of sebaceous glands, genetic predisposition, improper dietry habits etc.These are polymorphic eruptions characterized by comedones,papules,pustules,nodules and cysts.These eruptions are not a serious health concern but they may lead to cosmetic concern as their lesions  usually heal with scarring. 

Causes Of Acne

The exact cause of acne is unknown but there are several precipitating factors which lead to these eruptions. This occurs mainly due to the action of hormones on the oil glands in the skin. The draining ducts of the oil glands get blocked and hence they are not able to drain the oil secretion. The oil and cells inside the blocked gland form a perfect environment for the growth of Propionibacterium acnes (the organism responsible for acne). Thus, it results in the formation of pimples or acne.

Types Of Acne

Acne Vulgaris -Most common type of pimples caused by increased sebum secretion,microbial colonization and occlusion of pilosebaceous orifice.

Acne Conglobata - They are a severe form of acne characterised by abscesses,cysts and intercommunicating sinuses loaded with blood or pus'

Chloracne - They are caused by industrial chemicals like tar , cutting oil usually in middle aged men.

Drug induced Acne - Oral Contraceptive Pills,Androgens,Anti tubecular drugs, anticonvulsants can cause acneiform eruptions.

Cosmetic Acne - These eruptions are seen in people applying cosmetics specially oil based creams.

Infantile Acne- These eruptions are seen in infants or kids upto three years of age because of presence of maternal hormones in kids.

Acne Excoriee - When mild acne are obsessively picked, they lead to discrete excoriations named acne excoree.

Acne Fulminans- They are crusted ,ulcerated lesions of sudden onset associated with fever,myalgiaand arthralgia.

Investigations of Acne

No investigations are required as the eruptions are self investigative.In some females the accompanying symptoms like hirsutism, change of voice,irregular menstrual cycles if present need investigations to rule out Polycystic Ovarian Disease,thyroid disorders etc. 

Treatment of acne

Homeopathy has a lot to offer for patients suffering from pimples as it not only heals the lesions but also prevents the tendenncy ofthe same.homeopathy decreases the secretions of oil glands and makes skin less oily.Calcrea Sulph , kali Brom, Silicea, Natrum Muir are a few Common remedies of acne.Besides this decreasing junk food,stop using oil based creams, minimizing stress also decreases acne.

 

Updated: June, 8 2015

Comments (1)

  1. Ankita Parashar Jun 6 2015 6:43AM Reply
    Hi, I have been suffering from acne and pimples since last two years. Tried with multiple pathy's to get a some relief. Finally I visited Dr. Shivani. it has been 2 months i have been under treatment and the results are really motivating. I recommend Dr.Shivani for acne and pimple related problems.

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