Acne is common on the face, but there are other parts of the body where it may occur. Neck, chest, back, buttocks and shoulders are among the other areas where it may appear. It may appear as blackheads, white heads, pustules, cysts or pimples.
When the pathway of the sebaceous gland is blocked, the sebum starts collecting under the skin. Bacteria are normally attracted to such places which can cause inflammation of the skin. This leads to inflammation and elevation of the skin popularly called as acne.
One common cure is to use salicylic acid based cleanser to avoid oil build up. Similarly you can also use benzoyl peroxide solution of low concentration for body acne.
When the body acne seems stubborn the topical retinoid can speed up cure. You may also be prescribed oral antibiotics like tetracycline, minocycline, doxycycline, trimethoprimare etc for quick and clean effect.
An anti-bacterial soap that is preferably an herbal soap can be used regularly. It helps with its disinfecting property. Keeping the skin clean and free from oil is what the aim in most cures is. Exfoliation with liquid scrub or coarse cloth prevents oil build-up in your skin.
Some easy natural remedies are consumption of green tea. It has antioxidants that fight harmful free radicals which are usually produced when the skin is exposed to sun’s ultraviolet rays.
If you consume a lot of water throughout the day it can help flush the toxins out of your body. These toxins are responsible for body acne and to remove them having at least 8 glasses of water is really a wonderful solution.
At the same time include lots of fruits and vegetables in your diet. Consume fruits with a lot of roughage as it helps cleanse the system. Avoid smoking and drinks when you are using such cures.
Last but not the least, avoid stress. Learn some stress management techniques like exercises, meditation, etc which would keep you relaxed and help these measures to be effective. These simple steps can help get rid of body acne in as less as 3 days.
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Originally posted 2018-04-14 16:16:51. Republished by Blog Post Promoter