Sunday, November 6, 2011

What Are The Treatments For Pimples? How Can I Treat My Pimples?

Pimples (acne, zits, pimples) affects the skin, the vast majority of young people and a significant number of adults. Some people are lucky and occasional breakouts, while others may experience ongoing (chronic) problem. The presence of pimples on the skin, especially of the face, can cause anxiety and / or confusion.

Experts say that acne should be treated quickly, especially if the person is prone to pimples.

Treatments Self-help button

Wash your face twice a day - no more often. Make sure you have a mild soap. Use hot water. Wash gently, without rubbing the skin. Experts advise the use of a counter lotion containing benzoyl peroxide.

Do not pop (pop) from the bottom - there is a risk that can push the infection, causing inflammation worse blocking and redness. Appearing buttons also increases the risk of scarring.

If you need to get rid of it - if you have an important event, like a public speaking engagement or a wedding, and it is important to get rid of a button pleasing to the eye, get a specialist for treatment.

Touching the face - even though this may require some compromise, avoid touching your face with your hands. If you use a phone, do not let the receiver touching the skin of the face - which may contain residual amounts of fat or skin on it. Before touching your face be sure to wash your hands with soap.

Hand hygiene - keep your hands and nails as clean as you can by washing frequently with soap. Keep your nails short.

Spectacles (glasses) - Eyewear collect sebum and skin residue, clean them regularly.

Loose clothing - if the buttons are in the parts of the body covered by clothing, such as the back, shoulders or chest, wear loose clothing. Whenever possible, avoid the use of headbands, hats and scarves - if you have to use them, wash them regularly. In short - allow your skin to breathe.

Makeup - Make sure you take all consist of when you go to sleep. Use only the makeup or nonacnegenic nonceomedogenic - you should be able to read the label.

- Hair and skin sebum accumulates in the hair. Keep your hair clean. Try to keep your hair from her face.

The sun - more sun exposure can sometimes result in the production of more sebum. Some drugs used by people with acne can make the skin more vulnerable to sunburn.

Shaving a face - Be careful when you shave. Use of safety razor blades (make sure the blade is sharp), or an electric razor. Before shaving, softens the skin with warm water and soap before shaving cream - the skin is softer after a hot shower.

Over-the-counter (OTC) acne treatments

Most OTC products for pimples / acne contains the following active ingredients:

Resorcinol - this helps break down blackheads and / or white. This is a crystal of phenol (carbolic acid, C6H5OH) and come from different resins. This active ingredient is also used to treat dandruff, eczema and psoriasis.

Benzoyl peroxide (C6H5CO) 2O2 - the active ingredient attacks and kills bacteria and slows the production of glands "of oil. Benzoyl peroxide acts as a peeling agent, accelerating skin renewal and clearing pores, thus reducing the number of bacteria in the affected area.

Salicylic acid, C6H4 (OH) COOH - helps reduce points blacks and whites, also slows down the spread of the follicle cells, a line of sebaceous glands, effectively treating the inflammation and swelling. Salicylic acid is a white crystalline substance, which is also used fungicides, or take aspirin or dyes or perfumes. It causes the skin to the skin comes off easily, prevents clogging of pores, whilst allowing room for new cells to grow. Many anti-dandruff shampoos contain salicylic acid.

Sulphur - a chemical element, which is marked with the symbol S. It helps reduce pimples and points blacks. Sulfur, in its original form, is a yellow crystalline solid. Sulfur has been used for centuries to treat acne, psoriasis and eczema. Scientists are not sure how to help the broken skin conditions. We know that sulfur is slowly oxidised to sulphurous acid, which is a mild reducing agent and antibacterial.

Retin-A - helps unplug clogged pores. Retin-A contains tretinoin, an acid form of vitamin A, also known as all-trans retinoic acid (ATRA). Tretinoin is also used to treat acute promyelocytic leukemia. Retin-A has been widely used to fight against skin aging, it also acts as a chemical peel. He was the first retinoid developed for use with acne by applying to the skin (retinoids are a class of chemical compounds that are chemically related to vitamin A).

The azelaic acid, HOOC (CH 2) 7CCOH - strengthen the cell line of ovarian follicles, oil stops volcanic eruptions, reduces bacterial growth. This is a saturated dicarboxylic acid found naturally in wheat, rye and barley. Azelaic acid also mop free radicals, which reduce inflammation. E 'useful for patients with dark skin, with dark spots on the face (melasma), or whose acne spots leave persistent brown marks.

Most of these active ingredients can be found in medicine in the form of gels, tampons, creams, lotions and soaps. Prescription drugs will have different concentrations of these active ingredients, it is advisable to start with the lowest dosage. Initially, you may suffer from skin irritation, redness or burns - finally, after continued use, these side effects disappear. People with sensitive skin are usually creams or lotions.

Gels tend to be better for people with oily skin. The gels are usually alcohol-based skin and dry.

What can make acne worse?

The menstrual cycle - Women with buttons often are the signs and symptoms worsen one or two weeks before your period (menstrual cycle) occurs. Experts say this is probably due to hormonal changes that occur. Some females guilt chocolates - who say they eat more chocolate during the week or two before your period. However, there is no evidence linking the consumption of chocolate buttons.

Stress and anxiety - hormone levels may be affected by anxiety or stress, in particular the level of adrenaline and cortisol. These two hormones are expected to worsen acne.

Certain climates - especially those that make the individual more sweat, can cause acne worse. A person who is subject to the buttons may have difficulty coping in hot and humid.

Some people make the UPS - nothing to do, which includes the oil can make acne worse in some sensitive individuals.

Oily hair - the hair may become oily as a result of using some hair products, such as cocoa butter or coconut.

Button Rafale - the infection can be pushed down deeper. There is also a risk of scarring.

Sources: National Health Service (NHS) in the United Kingdom, Mayo Clinic, Wikipedia, HHS (Department of Health and Human Services United States), the NIH (National Institutes of Health, USA).

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