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How can problems related to acne pimple and oily skin be cured ?

age 24, weight:36,hieght:157cm, skin type:very oily,Indian, problem: acne,and acne scars , using salicylic acid face wash and topical clindamycin phosphate gel usp(at night) on the priscription of a dermatologist ,it cured my cystic acne ,but now small pimples and under suface acne (litle bit big) and once it cured some days after again it develops on the same place and it causes scars and little pores on the surface skin,and another thing is that if such an undersurface acne in one side of the face develops,within days on the exact point of the other side of the face a similar one develops.i wan to know about any vitamin tablets and anti acne tablet,and a better topical ointment,and also a moisturiser and sunscreen which would be apt for my skin.and am getting married after 5 weeks,so i want something to a fast cure.i heard that clindamycin with benzoyl peroxide would be more effective than clindamycin alone,if so suggest me some brand of it available in india.and whether aloe vera gel would be an apt moisturizer for me ?if it is available as ready made gel in the market?and evion 400 and supradyn can be useful? please suggest something for a speedy recovery,i mean four to five weeks,thanks in advance
Asked On : Thu, 29 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

Thanks for writing in.

You are right clindamycin alone doesnt help the small zits from coming up.

You may use clinda+BPO on the zits in morning and Clinda+adapelene all over the face at night. (this prevents new eruptions)

I am sorry I am not allowed to write brand names of prescription medicines here.

You will have to consult a dermatologist personally for this.

Elovera gel is good enough (Alokem gel-75% aloevera). Do not use creams as it may increase the acne.

For oily skin, a gel based lotion is the best, which you can get froma cosmetic shop. (lotus is good enough).

Evion is good for the skin in the long term

Answered: Thu, 29 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Puvvula Kishore Kumar's  Response
Hi....dear najarahman..,
Thanks for choosing HCM.,
I gone through Ur history..,
1) use face wash...FASH BAR...daily ..,
2) Topically...morning times use SUNSCREEN LOTION..,
Night times...Clindamycin with Adapelene gel..,
3) Tab..Isotretinoin 20 mg daily for 2 months..,afternoon
4) Evion with omega III fatty acids..daily mornign times
ok..good luck.,

Answered: Sun, 1 Apr 2012
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