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Keeping the skin clean is imperative as this will help to prevent the development of new spots. You should endeavour to wash the affected area no more than twice a day with a specialist product or mild soap. Avoid scrubbing the skin when washing as this will irritate it and potentially cause more of an imbalance.
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Sometimes it can clear up entirely by itself but however it happens, whatever route you went down in order to make it happen must be adhered to. Take your doctor’s advice with regards to when or if to stop medication or topical treatments, ask about light therapy which is different from a sun bed as this can help... Read all »
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Acne is also thought to be hereditary to an extent so if your parents were troubled with acne then it is a real possibility that you will be too. Studies have concluded that in the case of both teenage and adult acne this hereditary aspect seems to present itself.
Acne in Adults
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The aim of topical and tablet form treatments are to reduce the production of sebum in the skin, to reduce bacteria, to reduce the amount of skin cells present and also to rid the skin of inflammation. Retinoids which derive from vitamin A can be applied topically as a treatment also. There are different treatments... Read all »
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Stress is also another very important factor with regards to the onset of problematic acne. There is also evidence to suggest that acne can have genetic causes and that if your parents suffered from the condition then you are far more like to have it in the future.
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