Selasa, 15 Maret 2011

Acne in adolescents

Acne is almost seventeen million people in the United States for one of the most common problems in adolescent girls. Acne is a disease of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles. Acne is that the blocking of the oil glands leads to the formation of pustules and cysts. The condition usually begins with the beginning of puberty. Go through the facts such as youth puberty of androgens, also known as male reach will sex hormones in high numbers to sebaceous glands is actively produced high levels produced results in tallow.

Tallow nothing but oil produced by sebaceous glands to travel to the skin by the hair follicles. Skin cells blocked but the follicle resulting in oil also be blocked. When this hair follicles block the results in the development of bacteria from the skin known as Propionibacterium acnes within the follicle which in turn is swelling of the skin, acne. If the hair follicles are sometimes blocked results in blackheads. If the follicle is fully blocked you are devoted in of Whitehead. But if not handled this connected follicle you eventually burst caused the skin oil and bacteria cells on the skin, causing irritation and formation of pimples spilling. Acne can be produced, flat and deep subject in various individuals the nature of the skin and the amount of oil.

There may be several reasons why acne forms. Apart from increasing hormone levels because puberty that it can be caused by certain other factors such as the use of drugs by lithium, barbiturates and corticosteroids. Acne can also be caused due to the excess fat and oil in the scalp due to oil and use some cosmetics can actually ease the acne problem. Acne problem is often inherited. Acne problem is aggravated if the pimples are squeezed or scrubbed too hard.

Acne can make in any place of the body but are most common in areas where there are sebaceous glands in high levels such as face, chest, shoulders, upper back and neck. The symptoms vary from person to person, but is often reflected: formation of blackheads, whiteheads, lesions with pus and very painful and finally filled nodules. You can sometimes get confused how can the symptoms of acne if another condition of the skin and it is always recommended a doctor in this scenario.

There are many treatments available to treat acne today. The main purpose of the treatment is to scars and reduce. There are different treatments and the doctor decide which specific treatment you need on the basis of: the size of the acne problem, age, medical history, general health, tolerance for certain drugs and procedures, the expectations and what patients prefer last but not least.

Treatment of acne is divided into topical and systemic drug therapies that are given based on the degree of seriousness. In some cases, the combination of the two methods the way to go for acne treatment. Topical treatments is nothing but creams, gels, lotions, solutions etc. prescribed to patients for acne treatment. Some examples of topical treatments: adapalene and benzoyl peroxide, that that Propionibacterium acnes bacteria, antibiotics help kills stop or slow down the growth of bacteria and also reduces inflammation, Tretinoin helps to stop the formation of new acne lesions reduces the formation of Comedo.

Systemic drug therapies include prescription of systemic antibiotics in the first place for the treatment of acne problem, the moderate to severe in nature. The examples of antibiotics are prescribed doxycycline, tetracycline and erythromycin. In some cases, an oral drug called isotretinoin for young people with severe acne requires problem, that down the sebaceous glands, producing oil shrinks. The results are pretty good and almost 90% of the young people have success with this oral drug. But the drug has some serious side effects, and it is therefore very important that you advise a physician prior to use.


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