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Pimples on cheeks and forehead. Suggest treatment

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During my college days I had lot of pimple on my checks and forehead which later developed into acne marks.I keep washing my face but the acne has not gone from past 10 yrs.I am worried.I tried a few creams suggested by skin doctors but for sometime there use to be slightly light but again with new pimples the marks would return.Can you suggest me a treatment ,medicine,tablets or cream which I can completely remove these marks.My skin is little oily type ,the problem is even if i dont touch or crack pimples there are marks left on my face and they stay for a very long time(years).In case of treatment can you suggets me any doctor in bangalore and treatment cost?
Posted Wed, 26 Sep 2012 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 42 hours later

Thanks for writing in.

Pimples or acne can be caused by harmonal imbalance.

Acne is now very much treatable.

Oral medications like antibiotics /isotretinoin/vitamins are helpful.

Topical creams like antibiotics /benzoy peroxide/ retinoids are also effective.

Certain procedure like cryosurgery/chemical peels/ laser also very effective.

A combination of cryotherapy and salicylic peel works wonder.

IPL laser system is new advance which can decrease acne in short time.

A good dermatologist will be able to provide you with all the above options.

Pls upload your photos so that more accurate advise can be provided.

XXXXXXX Charmalaya -centre for advanced dermatology is a dermatology institute dedicated to delivery of world class advanced skin situated in XXXXXXX nagar, bengalore.

Please dont get frustrated .Acne is very much treatable now.

Pls let me know if you need further clarification.

Hope this helps.

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Please tell me abt the costs of thes treatments
Answered by Dr. Sudarshan 3 hours later

Treatment cost depends on type of treatment , severity of your acne and experience of dermatologist.

Treatments can range anywhere between 500 to 2500 rs per sitting .

5-6 sittings would be needed.

If you are satisfied with answer please accept it and rate it at the end.

I will be available for follow up in future.

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