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Suffering from acne, dull skin with blackheads. Prescribed glyco 6 cream, result not good. Advice required?

Hello doctor, i m a male from guwahati (India) i m suffering from acne (small size), odd/dull skin tone & Black head. I have consulted a skin specialist (specially for getting glowing skin) & he prescribed me glyco 6 cream for using at night & nucell tablet, daily 1 tab. m using since 1 month but not gt a good result from the same. I mean in-spite of getting glowing skin my sking has become more darker (than b4) , more oily & qauntity of acne has also increased. now i m worried what to do..? shall i continue it or stop it...? as since i desprtly need a clear, brighter & glowing skin. i m waiting 4 ur valuable advice
Asked On : Thu, 1 Nov 2012
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Thanks for your query.
for acne my advice would be
-Do not squeeze or scratch the pimples.
-Keep your skin clean,Have healthy diet & lots of fluids.
-Avoid too much oily foods.
-Apply topical Clindamycin gel over the pimples
-You can use topical tretinoin over the comedones [ be careful,burning sensation & redness occurs often after applying]
- if have you are having too much of nodulocystic acne you can use oral Isotretinoin for 4-6 months [but always under supervision of your dermatologist]

Hope this helps you.
Stay in touch with your dermatologist.

Take care.
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