ACNE / Pimples (Facial)

ACNE / Pimples (Facial)

ACNE / Pimples (Facial)

             Acne / Pimples is an inflammatory disease when hair follicles are blocked by oil and dead skin cells. This is most common in teenager but may effect people of other age. It mostly affects face, back, shoulder, neck and chest.

Sign and Symptoms:

The Signs and symptoms can be:

  • Whiteheads
  • Blackheads
  • Pimples
  • Itching
  • Pus or oily discharge
  • Scarring

Common causes for Acne:

  • Poor eating Habits.
  • Poor hygiene
  • Hormonal imbalance – during pregnancy
  • Emotina; stress.
  • Drugs like corticosteroids.
  • Hereditya
  • Bacterial infection.

Frequently asked questions

Why teenagers are more prone to Acne ?

          Hormonal changes at the time of puberty are generally reason behind acne in teenager.  

Why do Acne form?

       Acne form when hair follicles are blocked by oil and dead skin cells.

Can Acne infect other ? 

       Acne is not infectious disease. It does not spread by contact or touch.

Can Vitamins help in Acne treatment ?

          Vitamins alone cannot cure Acne, but can help in treatment of acne. Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E and Zinc can be helpful in treatment of Acne.

Clinical Observation:

I have observed that other than hormonal surge too Spicy/ peppery or fatty diet can aggravate acne. People who are allergic to some cosmetic may also have acne after use of those cosmetics.   


There are many homeopathic medicines for acne like Arsenic Alb, Carb-Veg, Pulsatilla,  Sulphur, Sepia, Bovista etc., but no homeopathic medicine should be taken without consulting doctor. Please consult Homeopathic doctor to get rid of Acne.


Homoeopathy is a system of medicine that was started by Dr Samuel Hahnemann in 1796. It is based on doctrine of Similia Simlibus Curentur which means Like Cures Like.

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