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Acne and scars problem

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: November 17, 2021 6:42 AM
Anonymous 6 months

Hello Dr. I’m a woman, 25 y/o who had acne n scars problem for many years since studies…I’ve tried many topical treatment before and it doesn’t work on my skin…I even go to facial treatment but my skin getting worse…I also consume antibiotics clindamycin and it still not working. Now I’m really stuck…what can I do to get a clear skin…is there any medicine I can consume to heal my acne and scars from inside n outside?. Kindly need ur help

Dr Sashini Seeni 6 months
General Practitioner

Good afternoon,
Thank you for reaching out to us. I understand your question and will try my best to assist you today.

For your information, acne breakouts 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:

  • Excess oil production on sebaceous glands or excessive consumption of oily food (fried in particular).
  • Clogged hair follicles by oil or dead skin.
  • Poor skin hygiene which cause bacterial infection
  • Hormonal factors: excessive secretion of androgens.

We suggest you to do the following tips :

  • Prevent eating fried food, refined sugars, and fast food.
  • Maintain good facial and general hygiene
  • Clean your bedsheets, towels and anything that comes in frequent contact with your face
  • Prevent spicy food
  • Stay hydrated and moisturize your face sufficiently.

If the acne does not heal, it requires follow-up examination to identify whether it is actually a problem of acne skin, or some other problems such as:

  • Foliculitis is an inflammation of the hair follicles
  • Dermatitis
  • Infectious diseases such as dengue fever, HIV, and chickenpox.
  • Allergic reactions to some drugs
  • Disease of the hair follicles is urticaria
  • Vasculitis

You can also contact our doctors online by clicking the link below. I hoped I have answered your question today.

Thank you.

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Last Updated: Wed Nov 17 2021 06:42:28 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
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