Severe Acne Treatment Information

Severe Acne Treatment Information

Acne can be one of the biggest cosmetic problems that an individual can have due to it affecting your self confidence and your appearance. Some people suffer from severe acne, which is considerably worse than the regular acne that can plague an individual. Severe acne shows itself by large cysts on the skin, scarring, inflammation, and overall facial damage. If you happen to be a sufferer of severe acne, there are several options you can look at regarding treatment. Any severe acne treatment needs to be successfully done by a doctor because of some of the delicate techniques involved.

The main severe acne treatment options you will have are done by dermatologists. If you have large cysts on your face, you may need to have them drained professionally, and excised from your face surgically. In some cases, a doctor may inject your acne with a corticosteroid that will essentially cause the cyst to melt away. Using a corticosteroid can help prevent scarring and further damage to your skin. The last major treatment that a doctor can urge you to use involve taking medications. Oral medications can help to alter some hormones and chemicals that can result in an outbreak of acne. The best drug out there is called Isotretinoin. Isotretinoin is very effective, but can come with some major side effects, so it cannot be prescribed to everyone.  Research has shown that if women take oral contraceptives, then they will see a reduction in the hormones secreted and is often used as a long term therapy choice.

If you are a person who suffers from severe acne, then you should consider going to see a medical professional. Some people try to treat their own severe acne by scratching at it or draining it themselves, but they usually end up causing more harm than good. When your hands touch your face frequently, you are transferring the germs from your hands to your skin often starting an acne outbreak or making an existing one worse. Scratching at acne can also result in an infection on your skin and can make scarring worse. To get proper scar treatment, you should either consider using an over the counter cream or even a plastic surgery. It is important to remember that acne can be prevented if steps are taken to keep your face clean and maintain good hygiene. Millions of people suffer from acne, so it is nothing to be ashamed of. Severe acne treatment is something that should be considered if you happen to be one of the sufferers of this.

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shilina 6 years ago

roaccutane also tends to make you a lot lighter it seems!!!!


Rob 6 years ago

thanks for info PMM!


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mathira 3 years ago from chennai

Useful tips, pmm349.

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