Hey I'm african american girl with really oily skin and new break outs everyday. I'm on acne meds but still i break out. Lately ive been waking up with alot of whiteheads on my face. There tenderr and big and really gross. Idk why my face is breaking out so bad no. I really hope someone can help me.. Im in great need of it.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. Your concern is regarding the treatment of acne. For its treatment, keep you face clean by washing with a mild soap atleast twice a day.
Pat it dry and do not rub it. Avoid picking or pressing the acne. You can also use Benzoyl peroxide 5% lotion or gel once at bedtime. An amount of lotion the size of a pea should be enough to cover most of your face.
If the symptoms persist then topical antibiotics, topical isotretinoin and oral antibiotics may be needed. Please consult a dermatologist in that case.
It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.
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