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Acne on forehead for long period of time

Answered by: Dr Sashini Seeni

Last Updated: September 5, 2021 11:57 PM
Anonymous 48 days

asking for a 19 yo guy who is having problems with acne for almost a year. has used many types of products but none have worked. all products have tried for 2-4 weeks. acne is mostly concentrated on forehead. has sensitive skin. says that peeling occurs quite often after usage of products. there was a time used a product with salisylic acid and more acne showed up. if possible could recommend products that would help subside acne and heal acne scars.

Dr Sashini Seeni 48 days
General Practitioner

Hello, thank you for your enquiry.

For your information, acne may have several causes, such as hormonal imbalances, skin infections, irregular lifestyle like irregular sleeping period, unbalanced diet, stress, anxiety, unsatisfactory hygiene and so on.

Salicylic acid is an anti-inflammatory drug which can use to ease the inflammation, reduce local pain and irritation. However, it is only used for symptom relief, but not to cure acne.

To find out the cause and diagnosis for your case, a more detailed history is needed, as well as a proper clinical examinations and relevant investigations. Therefore, you need to refer this problem to your doctor as soon as possible for further information, then only a proper treatment plan can be given.

You may contact us for an online consultation for further assistance as well.

Thank you, we hope our answer has been helpful.

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Last Updated: Sun Sep 05 2021 23:57:26 GMT+0800 (Malaysia Time)
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