Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Causes of Acne in Adolescents Aged

Acne in Adolescents Aged - Like most people, by the age of 25 upwards pimples usually begin to disappear from the skin. Then, what if the acne does not disappear or even appear in the mature age?

By Jonette Keri, MD, PhD, assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and chairman of dermatology at the Miami VA Medical Center, an estimated 30% of women and 20% of men aged 20-60 years (and more) have problems with acne.

Causes of Acne

Acne in adulthood is generally caused by sebum, the oil substance produced by sebaceous glands. Sebum the pores close, and then attract the bacteria and cause inflammation. For some adults, acne caused by overly sensitive to androgens (male hormones). But the imbalance of estrogen hormones in men and women can also cause acne. For women, this can occur during pregnancy, pre-menopause and menopause. Some drugs, such as corticosteroids and cosmetics on skin buildup could also spark a pimple.

Handling Acne

Easy bother managing acne in adulthood. Most free drug on the market designed to address adolescent acne to oily skin, which is not suitable for mature skin that tends to dry. To get the best care needed patience and testing. Jonette recommend to try:

1. Cleaning. Avoid gel containing too loud and coarse grains, for abrasive and can irritate the skin, even aggravate sensitive skin.

2. Creams and lotions. Use a drug that contains retinol to clean the pores and helps reduce fine lines on the face. To help eliminate spots, acne scars dark spots, look for products containing salicylic and glycolic acids. To finish the bacteria, use benzoyl peroxide.

3. Prescription drugs. Before using, be sure to consult with your doctor. For tropical medicine usually contains clindamycin antibiotics. While for a drink, usually called tetracycline.

4. High technology: Laser and Intense Pulsed Light, usually targeting the scar, but the blue light treatment can kill the bacteria that cause acne. Such treatments can be very expensive, it is advisable to try other treatments safer and more inaccessible.

Acne Prevention

Believe it or not, washing your face there is trick. To start, try to keep the faces remain clean all day. Clean face twice daily with a special soap (for dry skin, do not use too much soap), Try to use warm water (hot water can make the skin dry). Wash your face between 1-2 minutes (do not be too long because the resulting irritation). Use your hands, and avoid using cleaning towels.


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