Things You Should Know About Pimples/Acne

What is pimple or acne?

Pimple can be temporary or permanent, or it may be painful or painless. Some have situational causes factor, while talking about others it may be genetic.

While most of them are minor disorders, others can indicate a more serious issue.

It is long term disorders that occurs when hair roots are blocked with dead skin cells or oil from the skin and its mainly effects on the area of skin with high oil glands that includes  face, back, or upper portion chest, and for the treatment there are best skin specialist in Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai and other cities as per your preferable location.

 It is a familiar skin problem now a days and it’s been increasing day by day, about 20% of all cases have in adolescence,

Probably it started at the age of 11 to 14 and 80 % is thought to be the genetic as primary causes.

The acne normally lasts for 5 to 10 years. Normally, it goes away during the early 20s, but sometimes it also crosses the age of 22, this happens in both sexes ( male/female).It is characterized  by  Blackheads , pimple, white heads ,oily skin.


Let me tell you, you have to know your skin type whether it is oily or dry skin,  because the pores in skin contain oil glands when you get in the age of aadolescence  that reach sexual maturity at that particular period that increase in sex Hormones (androgens).

At this time sebaceous glands become more active, dead skin cells clog the pores this causes the increase in bacteria (Propionibacterium) and sometimes an infection develops. Pimples most often  affect  sebaceous glands area of skin ( back, chest, face and shoulder).


  • They appear on the face, chest, back (oil glands area)
  • At the centre dark spots with open pores is called blackheads
  • The skin that has no obvious opening with tiny small bumps is called whiteheads
  • At some stage there would be lumbs and swallowing on that particular area it’s filled with pus
  • There are different types of pimples at different stages all have different types of treatment

Let’s talk about its cure

In some case you can cure it without any medical treatment but that is possible at mild stage, but as I told earlier 80% is considered as genetic problem. It is upon you how you can get over it,

 So here are the basic cure processes at mild stage of acne,

  • Have to change your diet
  • Have to take lots of water intake
  • Add fruits or veggies in your diet
  • Reduce the using of high chemicals product
  • Add exercise in your routine
  • Add organic foods to your diet

These cures is for initial period when you are in between 15 to 17, but there are some cases that you have to go through medical treatment because of infection or getting swallow in skin, so for this you have to consult the best dermatologist.

#3 Common Treatment that we are going to discuss:

  1. Oral antibiotics

If you have mild stage acne, your specialist may prescribe an antibiotic, lymecycline doxycycline, oxtetracycline, along with this they will advise you how many times a day and for how long you have to take.

 Most people who try this treatment find their acne get much better within six to seven months approx.

  1. Lotions and gels

Lotions and gels (antibiotics), they are clindamycin or erythromycin. Both can help to reduce inflammation by reducing the levels of natural (Propionibacterium) bacteria on your skin.

  1. Laser treatment

A treatment with light or lasers are being developed but usually this not offered as treatment because the cost of this treatment is too high along with this you have to follow the antibiotics as prescribed by your doctor. In this you may get charged as per sitting and the area of skin. For more information on light treatment, you can consult your dermatologist.