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Understanding Cystic Acne

Understanding can help you treat and even prevent this problem from occurring. is the worst form of this skin condition possible, and treatment should always involve a dermatologist for the best possible results. Understanding can help you and your doctor make the best treatment decisions possible in your case. This type of skin disorder is not just an occasional breakout. Instead large areas of the skin are infected, and cysts form under the affected area. These soft lumps are filled with bacteria, body oils, dead skin cells, and dirt, and they can be very painful. If you suffer from this condition your skin may be very red and irritated, and you will have pus filled pimples present.

A dermatologist can help with understanding cystic acne, and provide . Cystic acne may require in office surgery, to rupture the cysts and remove all of the infection and debris that they contain. Strong systemic medications may be prescribe to fight any infection and to reduce the irritation and inflammation present. When you suffer from acne this severe, home remedies may help some but they can not completely treat or resolve the issues. Picking at the acne or trying to squeeze the lumps will not work, and can cause scarring as well as spreading the problem further. When the dermatologist ruptures the lumps it is done in a sterile setting, and care is taken to prevent these problems. Understanding cystic acne can help you manage this condition and keep it from affecting your life as much.

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The information supplied in this article is not to be considered as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.

2 Responses to “Understanding Cystic Acne”

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    Deborah Says:
    I am wondering how painful the removal of cystic acne will be (if at all). What are the exact steps involved in the removal procedure? Does it involve local anesthetic? - because knowing from getting my teeth done, I am kind of immune to it and it always hurts anyway.
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    Deborah Says:
    I am wondering how painful the removal of cystic acne will be (if at all). What are the exact steps involved in the removal procedure? Does it involve local anesthetic? - because knowing from getting my teeth done, I am kind of immune to it and it always hurts anyway.