Disease

Pilosebaceous Acne

Acne is almost ubiquitous in the teenage years, differences between individuals being a matter of severity of the disease. Peak severity is in the late teenage years but acne may persist up to the 3rd decade & beyond.

Clinical Features

 

  • Lesions are usually limited to the face, shoulders, upper chest & back.
  • Seborrhea and glossy skin are accompanied
  • Open comedones – Commonly know as blackheads are due to plugging by keratin & sebum of the pilosebaceous orifice.
  • Closed comedones – Known as whiteheads are due to excretion of sebum & keratin deeper in the pilosebaceous ducts.
  • Inflammatory papules, nodular cysts occur with one or two types of lesion predominating.
  • The elevated sebum excretion is the main pathogenetic factor. The main determinants of sedum excretion are hormonal. Androgens are the principal sebotrophic hormones but progestogens also increase sebum excretion whilst estrogen reduces it.
  • Infection with propiioni bacterium acne. The bacterium colonizes the pilosebaceous ducts &acts on lipids to produce a number of pro-inflammatory factors.
  • The occlusion of the pilosebaceous unit is another pathogenetic factor.
  • Avoid using oil-based cream, ointments & make-up products.
  • Do not rub, squeeze or pick pustules.
  • Do not use any beauty soaps or moisturizers without advice your doctor.
  • Try to live life as stress-free as possible.
  • Supplement your diet with additional vitamin b12.
  • Avoid deep frying while cooking.
  • In case of severe acne consultant your doctor.
  • There are 2 aspects of the treatment the first is the homeopathic medical treatment and the second the skincare at relief.
  • Treatment consists of careful of detailed rudy of its removal.
  • Homeopathic internal & external medicines based on individualization & type of acne.
  • External cleaning by means of modern machines and inspiration of medicines through machines.
  • Treatment duration of success varies individually.