Acne

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Acne

A slang term for a break-out.
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It has been suggested that women with PCOS have a lower self-esteem, a more negative self-image, higher levels of depression and psychological distress owing to the physical appearance of hyperandrogenism, including obesity (21, 22), hirsutism, cystic acne, seborrhea and hair loss, possibly by influencing feminine identity (23).
For your child's severe cystic acne, your doctor may recommend corticosteroid injections.
Isotretinoin versus placebo in the treatment of cystic acne.
Isotretinoin is the most effective drug available for treating severe cystic acne.
THE CLAIM: Almond, sesame and clove oils can clear cystic acne.
Recent reports suggest that some dermatologists view isotretinoin as an effective method for treating conditions other than cystic acne [8,9].
But for the severe condition known as cystic acne, antibiotics may not be enough.
In fact, instead of facing a so-called ``superbug,'' dermatologists say the fight against acne especially cystic acne, which can leave scars - is going well.
People with severe nodular or cystic acne should be treated by a dermatologist.
CLINICEL scar treatment products, which retail between $60 and $100, are designed to improve the appearance and enhance the comfort of scars from surgery or other skin trauma, including cuts, burns, keloids and cystic acne, by applying the unique silicon gel-filled cushions over the traumatized site.
Accutane is prescribed for patients--most often adolescents--who have cystic acne, a particularly severe form that does not respond well to traditional antibiotic therapy.
It can be highly effective in treating cystic acne and preventing scars.