TreatmentsforAcne

Posted on November 8, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

The list of treatments include the following list. This list includes simple treatments and preventive measures, common medications, prescription medications, treatment during a doctor visit, and treatments for scars left by acne. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment.

  1. Simple treatments and preventive measures:
  2. Wash skin - gently
  3. Avoid rubbing or scratching
  4. Shave carefully
  5. Sun exposure - some level of sun exposure has been mentioned as beneficial to acne
  6. Avoid sunburn
  7. Avoid suntan
  8. Choose cosmetics carefully
  9. Common medications:
  10. Benzoyl peroxide
  11. Resorcinol
  12. Salicylic acid
  13. Sulfur
  14. Vitamin A
  15. Prescription medications:
  16. Antibiotics
  17. Benzoyl peroxide
  18. Tretinoin (retinoic acid)
  19. Clindamycin
  20. Adapalene
  21. Azelaic acid
  22. Tazarotene
  23. Oral antibiotics
  24. Erythromycin
  25. Sulfur
  26. Tetracycline
  27. Minocycline
  28. Doxycycline
  29. Isotretinoin (Accutane)
  30. Treatment during a doctor visit:
  31. Comedone removal
  32. Cortisone injections
  33. Treatments for scars left by acne include:
  34. Laser treatment - for scars left by acne
  35. Dermabrasion
  36. Microdermabrasion

TreatmentsforAcne

Posted on November 7, 2006, in Uncategorized, with 0 Comments

  1. Acne is treated by doctors who work with skin problems (dermatologists).
  2. Heal pimples
  3. Stop new pimples from forming
  4. Prevent scarring
  5. Help reduce the embarrassment of having acne

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