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Acne on back - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   HI
Doctor :   HOw can I help you
User :   hi
User :   I have problem in ma skin
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please provide these details of the person-Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Weight and Height.
User :   lot of acne on ma back

User :   23 male height - 5.9 weight - 71
Doctor :   Since what age are you having them and What treatment measures have you tried till now
User :   past 4 yrs
User :   taken some cream phytoral

User :   it gets cleared and starts again after some days
Doctor :   there are couple of modes of treatment that you need to start your self on that would be with the Isotretinoin and Anti Bacterial agents
Doctor :   it shall need to be a combination of both that you need to see and these shall yield results only in 3 months time
Doctor :   not earlier to it hence you need to be prepared for it
User :   one of the doctor told me that it is fungal

Doctor :   Washing removes excess oil and dead skin cells. But too much washing can irritate the skin. Wash areas daily with a gentle cleanser and use oil-free, water-based skin-care products.
Doctor :   Three factors contribute to the formation of acne:
Overproduction of oil (sebum)
Irregular shedding of dead skin cells resulting in irritation of the hair follicles of your skin
Buildup of bacteria

User :   ok

Doctor :   Look for products containing benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid as the active ingredient.
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