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How to Get Rid of Back Acne?

No body is safe from the appearance of acne on the back or chest but in order to get rid of them, you have to have patience...


Back Acne


Why acne appear?


The first and main cause of acne on the back - hard work of sebaceous glands. First, the pores get clogged, then the comedones appear and skin becomes rough, uneven to the touch. This is not fun, especially if you're a girl. Ultimately, if the bacteria gets in the pores, inflammatory acne may appear (papules, pustules, cysts, nodules). Typically, the skin on the back is thin, so acne leave scars afterwards. So if you notice acne on your back grow bigger, be sure to consult a doctor!


Best options for treating Back Acne:


Firstly, I want to warn you that acne on the back is very difficult to cure without a dermatologist. The surface of the back is very large, so the common topical treatment solutions will be pretty costly, given that someone will have to apply them, as you yourself won't be able to do that.


When acne on the back, often a doctor prescribes oral antibiotics, as they help reduce inflammation quickly and efficiently. There are the most popular topical and oral medications for the treatment of acne on the back:


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Acnezine (Revitol) topical
5 bottles
per pack
from $23.97
Benzoyl Peroxide (Benzac) 20mg topical
3 tubes
per tube
from $16.81
Exposed (Benzoyl Peroxide) topical
6-piece kit
per tube
from $59.95
ClearPores (Salicylic acid) topical
3 tubes
per tube
from $64.95
Vitamin C (Ascorbic acid) 500mg oral
180 pills
per pill
from $0.30
Accutane 20mg oral
60 pills
per pill
from $1.95
Differin (Adapalene) 15gr topical
20 tubes
per tube
from $15.24
Retin-A (Tretinoin) 0,025 20gr topical
10 tubes
per tube
from $12.46


Back Acne Treatment Tips:


Acne may appear on the back among people of any age and at any time of year. But most of all annoying acne bother us in cold weather, when the body is hidden under a thick layer of warm clothing. In the summer, on the contrary, appearance of acne decreases, however, this does not mean that acne will not return again in the winter. In addition, the sun has a negative effect on damaged skin, forming spots and scars, which is much more difficult get rid of than from common acne. Although acne on the back is not a threat to human health, they can cause serious psychological problems in adults and an inferiority complex in teenagers.


The main cause of acne on the back is wrong activity sebaceous glands. Along with solar procedures it is necessary to avoid excessive friction of sponge while washing the body. Such "concern" effects the natural balance of the skin in response the skin is trying hard to restore it and it becomes even more oily. If the acne on the back appear due to too oily skin or unbalanced diet, follow these simple rules in daily skin care:


Drink at least two liters of still water during the day.
Vitamins – is indispensable tool in the fight for beautiful skin. Vitamins A & E take particularly beneficial effect on the skin. In order to determine an exact vitamin deficiency, your skin requires, make sure to consult a doctor, who will recommend particular vitamins and minerals.
Taking a bath in sea salt / potassium permanganate / greasy clay.
Sweet, fried and fatty food should be removed from the daily diet. Eating fresh fruits and vegetables are welcome!
Special cleansing lotions and weekly back peelings , tincture of calendula, salicylic spirit and levomitsitin are also effective.
The acne problem can be sorted out by a professional skin cleaning at cosmetologist.
Acne may appear due to wearing tight synthetic clothing that creates a greenhouse effect on the skin and does not allow it to breathe.

If the above tips have been tried and have not brought the desired result, it is quite possible that the acne on the back has an allergic nature and appeared due to inappropriate cosmetics or fabric. Such back acne often look like reddish rash.