Nonpharmacologic therapy for acne

A. Diet. Patients should be advised to eat a well-balanced diet and to avoid foods which consistently result in acne flare-ups.

B. Cleanliness. Development of acne is not related to dirt. Excessive scrubbing may worsen the condition. Patients should be encouraged to wash affected areas with any standard soap once or twice a day and after strenuous physical activities.

C. Medications that worsen acne include oral contraceptives, corticosteroids, anabolic steroids, phenytoin, lithium, and isoniazid.

Fight Acne

Fight Acne

I am sure that every one of you is familiar with acne. Almost all of us got this skin disorder, right? Well, technically known as acne vulgaris, this skin disorder affects millions of people from different walks of life, annually.

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