• Question: control of acne

    Asked by 976purple26 to Simon on 15 May 2018.
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      Simon Masha answered on 15 May 2018:

      There several home remedies that have been proposed to work this include application of several local products to the area with acne the homemade remedies range from application of avocado, apple cider vinegar, cinnamon and honey mask, tea tree oil, banana peel, aloe vera gel, lemon juice among others. However, I should inform you that there is little evidence to support that this remedies actually work.
      I would recommend visiting a doctor, preferably a dermatologist who can prescribe medication depending on the severity of the acne. Acne medications work by reducing oil production, speeding up skin cell turnover, fighting bacterial infection or reducing inflammation — which helps prevent scarring. With most prescription acne drugs, you may not see results for four to eight weeks, and your skin may get worse before it gets better. It can take many months or years for your acne to clear up completely. I hope this answers your question?