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Teenagers Acne Treatment: Treatment for Acne of all Kinds

Many teenagers experience acne, and the most common forms of acne are blackheads, red, swollen, pus filled pimples and whiteheads.

Acne Vulgaris is a common disease related to pimples in teens. Mild acne is quite normal, and it is a condition of puberty, which continues throughout the teen years. Almost eight out of every ten teenagers experience acne at one point or the other.

The most acne-exposed parts of our body are  face, shoulder, neck, chest and upper back. Non-inflammatory blackheads, whiteheads or inflammatory lesions are common in Acne Vulgaris. The most severe form of acne is called Nodular or cystic acne. They can be very painful and may cause permanent scarring. They occur as large cysts and nodules.

Treatment:

The course and type of treatment for acne purely depends on the type and severity of acne among teenagers. The treatment duration for acne is usually from two to three months, and the dermatologists start the treatment with medications that have very few side effects.

White or Black Head Pimples

This is the easiest problem that can be treated and is the least severe type of acne. Medications like Retinoid Topical, which is available in the form of cream, lotion or gel, can be directly applied on the skin. This medication slows down the growth of Keratin, which is responsible for pimples.   Reduces pimples and prevents blockage of hair follicles that eventually lead to pimples. Teenagers with oily skin should use Retinoid gel. This  has a drying effect, and a cream or a lotion, which has moisturizing effect, should be used for dry skin.
The application process for this medication consists in two applications per day. The more severe forms of whiteheads and blackheads can be treated with the help of Comedo Extraction, which involves mechanical removal.

Moderate Acne

This kind of acne is treated with the help combination of different types of Topical Medications. This combination of treatments includes Topical Antibiotics or Topical Retinoids, and Benzoyl Peroxide.

The most preferred treatments include Retinoid and Benzoyl Peroxide. They work as both antibiotic and prevent the formation of pimples.

Acne with Severe Inflammation and Pain

This kind of acne requires Tetracycline and Erythromycin, which act as oral antibiotics or oral retinoid. This kind of treatment is known as Isotretinoina. It is also known as the Roacutane or Acutane treatment. They react effectively in reducing the growth of the bacteria that causes acne. Severe acne can be treated by Oral Isotretinion, which acts as an antibiotic.                 This helps in blocking the sun blocks, overgrowth of keratin and inflammation.

It is the worst nightmare for a teenager to suffer from acne. Adolescence is the period of experiencing, and the look is all that matters.

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