Acne is an ordinary inflammatory skin disease that mainly affects the face, neck, chest and upper back. It is caused by an interaction between Hormones, bacteria and sebum produced by the sebaceous glands in the skin.

Symptoms show as comedowns (pimples), pustiles (lessions filled with pus) and infrequently Cysts.

Acne is traditionally thought to develop Puberty but many women have acne throughout life or it may develop in adulthood. It can develop premenstrual or may be associated with the talking or stoping of Oral Contraceptive Pills. This is likely caused by changing hormone levels.

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Treatment for acne depends on harshness. Mild cases may be eased by washing the face with a gental toilet soap or by drying agent such as benzoyl peroxide.

Severe acne may need oral treatment with antibiotics such as tetracycline or hormone therapy such as dianette, which also act as a contraceptive.

Acne popularly known as ‘Pimples’ is a frequent skin problem that at some stage affects most boys and girls when they are in their teens.

Acne is due to the blockage and the tenderness of skin pores. This results in phony skin eruptions.

The appearance of pimples from time to time occurs during the surge of hormones (Testosterone) during the puberty.

Acne Treatment

There are many different types of acne treatment that populace can use. Just about everyone you know has some kind of supernatural remedy. But where did they obtain their in order? It is little wonder that there is a lot of mix-up on the subject.

Acne is generally placed into one of three categories; mild, moderate or severe. The management for each of these stages varies significantly. Acne is a health condition and needs to be treated as such.

If you have acne and you feel that it is receiving worse instead of better, the best thing that you can do is let a specialized dermatologist have a look at your state and prescribe an appropriate treatment for you.

Home Remedies for Acne

1.  Rub fresh garlic on and around pimples. Pimples will disappear without a mark with regular applications.

2.  Mix 1 tablespoon groundnut oil with 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice to avert formation of blackheads and acne.

3.  Ground drumstick pods and leaves and mix varied with fresh lime juice, and apply on pimples. This is also good for blackheads and dark spots.

4.  Apply juice of raw papaya (including the skin and seed) on swelling pimples or acne.

5.  Apply fresh lime juice mixed to a glass of boiled milk as a face wash for pimples, blackheads, and fractured skin.

6.  Mix lime juice and rose water in equal portions. Apply on exaggerated area. Wash it off after 20-30 minutes with lukewarm water.

7.  Apply ripe tomato or cucumber pulp on acne pimples and keep up to 1 hour, then wash.

8.  Apply a mixture of 1 teaspoon lemon juice and 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder. Note that this remedy is not for sensitive skin.

9.  Make a paste of roasted & powdered pomegranate skin with fresh lime juice and apply over boils, acne, pimple, blackheads and whiteheads.

10.  Apply grated potatoes as poultice to treat skin blemishes, wrinkles, boils, pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, etc.

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