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Methods to treat acne on the back. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   I am XXXXXXXX
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User :   my issue is related to skin, i have many small pimpled on the back
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   have taken several medicines and even gycolic peeling but no use
Doctor :   Since when are you having them..
User :   since 7 yrss
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User :   age 25, ocupation - wking in an accounting firm
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   Any acne onthe face or else were
User :   at the back of the hand
User :   u there
Doctor :   are they red or colored otherwise..any itching that you have with them..do they secrete some pus or fluid..
User :   no itching, but mixiture of red n black
User :   there are too many marks at the back
Doctor :   Ok..
User :   i dont know hw to get rid of this
Doctor :   sebaceous glands are situated just below the surface of the skin. Sebaceous glands continuously produce and secrete oil through the opening (pores) in the skin. When extra amounts of sebum are produced pores and hair follicles become clogged.
Doctor :   Stress, oily or fatty foods, excessive sweating and even genes do not seem to play a role in the causes of back acne, according to the Acne Resource Center.
User :   ok
Doctor :   Wash the back with an anti-bacterial cleanser formulated for the face, do not use regular soap..
Doctor :   10 percent benzoyl peroxide gel or cream.
User :   i am using shalaks lavender n tea tree clenser to face
User :   suggested by the dermatolist
Doctor :   You can use them for the acne area too..Use a scrub in the shower on a weekly basis.
User :   wl that clear the scars
Doctor :   The area to the rear of the arm pit can get irritated from alpha hydroxy, so you may want to avoid that area.
Doctor :   The scars will require a therapt withthe dermatologist
Doctor :   Laser dermablation
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User :   sure
Doctor :   You may require oral prescription antibiotics
Doctor :   if the acne do stay for long
Doctor :   Wear cotton clothing and use powder to keep the area dry.
Doctor :   bacteria can exacerbate the condition so, always wear clean clothes
User :   sure
Doctor :   Exfoliation is a great way to get rid of dead skin cells that tend to build up on the back, buttocks and back of the arms.
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
User :   wt is exfoliation
Doctor :   Scrubbing off to remove the dead skin cell.
User :   i got gycholic peeling done
Doctor :   Ok..
Doctor :   On a regular basis you could follow this at home..
User :   okis
Doctor :   Is there any thing else?
User :   finaly, u want me to clean the area with cleaning and keep powder
Doctor :   Yup it will certainly help in the long run..
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User :   i am stil waiting
User :   use a scrub on a shower, wt do u mean by scrub- wt shd i do exactly
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