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Acne is the most common skin condition that affects adolescents and teens. It causes pimples, whiteheads, blackheads, cysts, and nodules on the skin of the face, shoulder, back, neck, chest, and arms. Resorcinol, Benzoyl peroxide, Salicylic acid, Sulfur, Tretinoin, or Azelaic acid are used to treat acne depending on its severity.

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Which food and Ayurveda medications help in reducing acne and in maintaining good health?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been having pimples and scars, although I am 20-year-old. It did not stop right now. There are acne or pimple scars on my face. How do I get rid of this and how to stay healthy and fit please give advice. My weight is only 136.68 Ibs compare to my height, around 5'9. I guess it ...  Read Full »

Dr. Shiv Kumar Sharma

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Do not worry about your weight is approximately normal. Do not touch pimples frequently. Apply cold packs before developing them. Do not apply any cream etc. You can use fresh Aloe vera and a pack of Multani mitti twice a week. Avoid red chili, tea, coffee, curd, col...  Read Full »

Can IBS cause heavy periods with painful acne and cramps?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 20 years old, female. Ever since I have been 14 years old, I have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), bad stomach pains and constipation, almost two years ago I stopped taking my BC pills (I was on birth control since I have been 16) and my period did not come forever after and my skin w...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. You can try these simple home remedies as these are helpful for your problems. Chew half teaspoon of fennel seeds after every meal. It will help in better digestion of food and also useful in bloating. Take aloe vera juice1.00 tbsp with an equa...  Read Full »

My skin breaks out often. What can I do to have a clear skin naturally?

Query: Hello doctor, My skin tends to break out often and it often breaks out on my chin, jawline and lip area. I have tried several things to get rid of my acne and over all the rest of my skin does not look too bad, just breaking out in those specific areas I have mentioned. I eat pretty healthy, drink l...  Read Full »

Dr. Pritam Mohapatra

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I appreciate you seeking help. The root cause of acne usually lies with dietary and lifestyle irregularities including excessive physical or mental stress. I would advise the following for relief: Clarina cream (Himalaya herbals) to be topically applied, twice daily, aft...  Read Full »

How to cure acne, common cold and hair loss by taking Ayurvedic medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old male. I have acne, hair loss, dandruff, a common cold, and mouth ulcer. I want to lose my weight. Please suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai

Answer: Hi, Welcome to There are several causes to have hair loss. Some of the reasons are excessive use of shampoos and conditioners, smoking, excess exposure to sunlight, changes in food habits and lifestyles, and change of place and water. Some medications also lead to hair fall. Hypothyro...  Read Full »

What homeopathic remedy can be used for acne, open pores, and blackheads?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old girl, suffering from a bad type of acne and dark color acne scars, oily skin, open pores, and blackheads for the past five years. I have regular menses and need suggestion with a good homeopathic remedy.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. Take neem leaves if available nearby you and make a paste of it after crushing them and add a pinch of turmeric powder in it and apply this paste on your face and wash with normal water after fifteen minutes. Use it regularly or on alternate d...  Read Full »

Kindly advise what can be done for acne in 18 years old.

Query: Hello doctor, I have acne and very big and thin pimples. I am a male, 18 years old.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. Acne at this age is mainly due to hormonal changes. They will settle on their own. But still if you want to take some precautionary measures, follow these: Do not use soap on the face, wash your face with a mild face wash. Take Lacto cal...  Read Full »

My 16-year-old son has pimples on his face. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, My 16 year-old-son weighs 125.66 Ibs, and his height is 5.10 feet. His health is good, but there are more pimples on his face. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Kavita Rajput

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I thoroughly read your query and understand your concern. For his face pimple, I will suggest medicines, but for this, you have to send me a picture of the affected area. Since he is very young, so, it is important to take care of his skin otherwise, pimples make th...  Read Full »

Please suggest homeopathic medicine for acne, pores, and excess oil.

Query: Hello doctor,Actually, I have a combination of skin and I seriously do not know what should I use for my face to remove excess oil and get rid of acne and open pores. Will you please suggest me a good face cleanser and a cream too? And, one more thing, should I use any bleach or not?  Read Full »

Dr. Sheetal Kamble

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I am glad to answer your query.Berberis Aquifolium is one of the good remedies for skin conditions. You can purchase Berberis Aquifolium mother tincture. Use 15 drops of mother tincture in half cup of water, stir it well and apply all over your face twice a day (mornin...  Read Full »

I have bad acne with scars. Kindly help me through ayurveda.

Query: Hi doctor,I am 21-years-old. I have bad acne and acne scars. Also, my skin has become dark. Please help me through Ayurveda.  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to As you are 21 year old, the acne is mainly due to hormonal changes. As far as scars are concerned do not peel or squeeze your acne. The scars which are already present can be lightened off.For acne, try herbal things at home because the cause is very important. As you...  Read Full »

Since I started taking ayurveda medicine, my stools are dark colored. Why?

Query: Hi doctor, ue to work stress and junk stuff, I started suffering from irregular periods, indigestion, hair fall, and acne for the last six to seven months. So, I went up for some Ayurveda treatment. I started taking the following medicines prescribed by an Ayurveda practitioner. A combination of Ash...  Read Full »

Dr. Alka

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I just read your query. You did not mention that have you been performed any test, ultrasound and the previously taken any allopathy medicine. Also, you have been taking this medicine for quite long. Is now your period regular or not? All the symptoms you have mentio...  Read Full »

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