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19 year old male suffering with pimples

hello..!! i m a 19yr old male. i have got a major problem with pimples and it irritates me. i have tried english medicine and homeopathy and still my pimples are not reducing. can you suggest me some medicines from which my pimples can be reduced..!! Thanks a lot..!!:-)
Wed, 4 May 2011
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Hi!
Welcome To HealthcareMagic forum,

Treatment of acne depends upon the stage or grade of acne one has.Also treatment depends upon the cause of acne .
Cause of acne may be just a wrong selection of soap or a moisturizer to hormonal disturbances in body (esp in females).
Treatment starts form the use of a anti acne face cleanser .It can be a anti acne soap or a face wash .Next would be use of a good anti acne cream for day time and night time use. Along with this one should be given a course of antibiotic tablet .
If patient does not respond to this or one has very sever acne then comes use of oral retinoids.Retinoids are wonder drug for acne , but one needs to undergo various blood investigations before taking this .Also there are certain precautions which one needs to follow before use of this medicine.Your dermatologist would be the best judge for this .
Along with this one has to drink plenty of water and take good 7 hr sleep in night.Healthy life style with above treatment is a must to keep your face clean and acne free.
So,i would advise you to consult a skin specialist(dermatologist) who can prescribe you medicines accordingly. Please do not believe in over the counter medicines as they don't have any good result on acne.

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