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Combination skin, pimples, whiteheads on face. Will femcinol help in getting rid of pimples, whiteheads?

hi, i have a combination skin and keep getting pimples on my face every other day.Have been undergoing treatment for the past three years . The pimples leave red and black scars on my face. Now the occurrence of pimple has reduced but i have a lot of whiteheads coming. will using femcinol help me keep away from pimples and whiteheads?
Thu, 8 Aug 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Femcinol is helpful in only infective part.use epiduo ointment for short contact therapy helps in curing the disease..use a good salcylic acid face wash
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Dermatologist Dr. Ilyas Patel's  Response
Hi,

You are having acne vulgaris.

It is occuring on oily skin.

You have tendency to develop acne.

It is multifactorial disease.

Stress,anxiety,exercise,tension,sleeplessness,sun exposure,hormonal imbalance,drugs like conraceptives,steroids..etc are the factors which activate the acne lesions.

You have to find out the factors which exacerbate the disease and try to avoid..

Take antibiotics like minocycline daily for few months in low dose.

Take isotretinoin for long time.

Apply clindamycine gel in morning and adapalene gel at night.

Cleanse the face with antiseptic face wash.

I think, you will get result.

I hope you got my answer.

Thanks.

Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
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