Acne fo 14 years old boy

Patient : What to do with acne for 14 years old boy
Doctor :   Thank you for your question. Acne can be is a very common condition that effects males of this age group. The hormonal f luctuations that occur during this age as a a result of puberty can result in increased secretions of the sebacous glands on the surface of the skin. Bacteria feed on this sebum and clog these glands producing characteristic red, inflamed pustules. Now the treatment of acne in teens needs to be specifically designed for the individual. For this reason we recommend that you consult a dermatologist to determine what the best treatment option is best for you. The treatment will likely include antibiotics, topical corticosteroid creams and using a mild oil free cleanser which removes excess debris which can further clog pores. Furthermore, we recommend to control the frequency of breakouts, you should refrain from excessively touching your face as bacteria and debris from your hands can irritate your skin. Please follow up with a dermatologist for more personalized evaluation of your symptoms. Thank you for consulting

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