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Acne clinic Singapore: Acne is a disorder of the skin with eruption of papules or pustules.

Acne is caused by:

  • Sebum (skin oil) secretion
  • Skin pore clogging
  • Bacterial seeding of the clogged pores

Interruption of any of the above processes is the focus of acne treatment


Latest News

Medical News Today: What causes forehead acne?
Thu, 14 Jun 2018 19:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
Forehead acne and pimples are common, especially during puberty. There are many reasons why someone might develop acne on their forehead, and they can often treat the condition at home. In some cases, however, someone may need to see a doctor. Here, we cover the causes, treatment, and how to prevent forehead acne. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Could You Have Rosacea?
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:00:36 +0800 | - Daily MedNews
TUESDAY, June 12, 2018 -- Acne isn't reserved for teens, and breakouts can persist into adulthood. But there's another common skin condition -- rosacea -- that causes a different type of blemish, strikes in the adult years, and won't respond to... (Source: - Daily MedNews)

The diet fitness star Sarah's Day swears by to stay lean and keep her acne at bay  
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:02:33 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Sarah Stevenson, from Sydney, started her Youtube channel in a bid to help young women address their acne concerns - having been a sufferer herself. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

ASK THE GP: My daughter has been on antibiotics for acne for 24 years
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 04:17:08 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Since the age of 16, my daughter, now 40, has been prescribed the antibiotic erythromycin for acne. Her doctor seems to think it ’s OK to continue prescribing this long term, but will it affect her health? (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Medical News Today: Can tea tree oil treat eczema?
Tue, 12 Jun 2018 01:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
This article looks at the research on tea tree oil and its potential use as a treatment for eczema. Learn more about its antiviral, anti-itch, and anti-inflammatory properties. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Dermatologists say using toothpaste on zits can dry out the skin
Fri, 08 Jun 2018 04:06:30 +0800 | the Mail online | Health
Toothpaste has been used for years as a quick fix for acne but dermatologist Dr Douglas Altcheck tells Daily Mail Online that, when used topically, it can dry out the skin and cause irritation. (Source: the Mail online | Health)

Study: Diuretic as effective as antibiotics to treat women's acne
Tue, 05 Jun 2018 00:33:58 +0800 | Health News -
Spironolactone, a diuretic drug, might be an effective alternative to antibiotics for the treatment of women's acne, according to a new study. (Source: Health News -

Spironolactone may be an alternative to antibiotics in women's acne treatment
Mon, 04 Jun 2018 11:00:00 +0800 | EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health
(University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine) In a finding that suggests the potential for practice change that would reduce the use of antibiotics in dermatology, researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have found the diuretic drug spironolactone may be just as effective as antibiotics for the treatment of women's acne. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)

Medical News Today: How to use Manuka honey for acne
Wed, 30 May 2018 02:00:00 +0800 | Health News from Medical News Today
Manuka honey can be used for a variety of skin ailments and may even help treat acne. Learn how its wound-healing and antibacterial properties may help reduce the incidence of acne and inflammation. We also look at how to use Manuka honey as a spot treatment, face mask, and natural cleanser. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)

Shadow Holdings, LLC Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of X-Jow and Acne Shave products due to Possible Bacterial Contamination
Sat, 26 May 2018 08:21:00 +0800 | Food and Drug Administration
Shadow Holdings is voluntarily recalling all lots, within expiry, of Herb-X Solutions X-Jow Pain Gel, and United Exchange Acne Shave Moisturizer, Acne Shave Shave Cream with Acne Shield, and Acne Shave Shave Kit to the retail level. The products may be contaminated with bacteria. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)

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