Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni
Hi im 22 years old women would like to ask about medication for backacne. Is tretinoin or adapalene can be used for backacne? Because ive tried many remedies such as sulphur soap but its not working. I also have sensitivity to water where after shower i have red rash and itching skin all over my body, and i wonder if that contribute to my backacne. I hope dr can recommend me some medication for my backacne. Thank you so much.
Greetings! Thank you for your questions.
First and foremost, we truly understand your concerns regarding your symptoms and other health problems you might be facing. For your information, body acnes are caused by blocked pores which can be blocked by oil, dead skin, or a bacterial infection. They can be driven by several factors which includes:
We suggest you to do the following tips :
Body acne is stubborn, so if the breakouts aren’t going to get any better with the tips listed above, you will need some prescription treatments to get those breakouts under control. Thus, you are greatly suggested to see a doctor for a prescription acne treatment especially if your acne is severely inflamed to prevent any lasting scars. .
Depending on your situation, doctors may prescribe a topical treatment, oral medications, or both. Some common treatments are:
The following answers regarding your current queries are just general descriptions. In order for us to provide you with an accurate choice of treatment and management, we need additional details to explore further into your current complaints. Therefore, we greatly suggest that you refer this to your nearest medical doctor for full examination. You may also click on this link (DoctorOnCall) to speak with our doctors online. We assure you that our conversations are kept in confidentiality unless additional consultation needed with other medical parties. Thank you.