Acne: Causes, Treatment & Remedies: Difference Between Acne Rosacea or Acne Vulgaris
Acne is derived from the Greek word ‘akme’ which meant facial eruption . In Telugu it is known as ‘motimalu’, in Kannada, as ‘maadava’ and in Hindi as ‘ muhaasa.
An acne is defined as a skin condition with red pimples especially on the face and common among adolescents.
Genetic , hereditary factors and PCOD may also play a role in Acne expression.
Difference Between Acne Rosacea or Acne Vulgaris | Homeopathy Treatment in Bangalore for Acne Vulgaris
Acne vulgaris and Acne rosaceae are two variants commonly known to be existing. A little similarities and contrast features of these two variants is discussed along with the treatment of them.
Acne Vulgaris is a skin disease in which the hair follicles are filled with oil (sebum) and skin dead cells. Later, small cysts (comedones) are formed in hair follicles by the accumulation of keratinous material(skin dead cells) and also sebum due to the increase in sebum production by the sebaceous glands after puberty.
The areas of acne vulgaris eruptions are significant. they are distributed on face, upper back and chest.
the comedones in Acne vulgaris are either open or closed. The closed acne(closed comedones) are also called as whitehead and the open acne as blackhead. It should be noted that the acne(commedones) in Acne vulgaris are in the form of reddish papules, pustules and cysts.
Whereas, most of the Acne vulgaris eruptions are mild but a small percentage might develop into large comedones in the form of cysts and nodules. Upon teasing, these get drained and even cause scarring of the skin. The scarring could be temporary and transient but in some cases, severe scarring may become permanent and obvious in appearance.
Acne Vulgaris is disease primarily of teenagers and young adults, although in some adults it may continue to form.
Acne rosacea is a variant of acne affecting the central face. The acne of Acne vulgaris appear reddish, with spider-web like appearance of veins called as telangiectasia. The acne are in the form of papules and pustules.
Acne rosacea have the distribution of acne on the blush areas of cheeks, the nose , the forehead and the chin which justifies their appearance primarily on the central face.
Treatment for Acne Rosacea or Acne Vulgaris in Homeopathic | Positive Homeopathy
The characteristic reddish appearance of the facial skin in patients with Acne rosacea is due to the increased blood supply in response to heat, alcohol, spicy foods and emotional stimuli. It might so happen that with the progress of the disease, the redness of the skin may become permanent.
Acne Rosacea if left untreated or ignored may lead to rhinophyma, a connective tissue overgrowth. Rosacea can also lead to eye complications such as keratitis(inflammation of the cornea), blepharitis(inflammation of the eyelids) , iritis(inflammation of the ring around the pupil) and recurrent chalazion(cyst in eyelid).
Acne Rosacea is seen exclusively in adults, being more common in women than men.Rosacea do not have comedones as in Acne Vulgaris.
It should be a regular exercise of the patients with Acne that they should take care of their facial skin intelligently and prevent themselves from exposing facial skin to chemicals in the form of make-up etc Once , the acne appear, they should be managed carefully by keeping the acne-affected areas clean.
Most importantly, the acne affected areas should not be rubbed vigorously to avoid rupture of the comedones which threaten scarring.
Treatment for Acne vulgaris and Acne rosacea
The treatment for acne should be attempted with a visit to a nearby doctor rather than trying over-the-counter drugs. Since, majority of the cases of acne are seen in adolescents, they either neglect taking treatment for acne or they try their own methods to get rid of acne.
Whether Acne Rosacea or Acne Vulgaris, Homeopathy has best treatment for Acne:
Homeopathy has wonderful medicines which are safe for the adolescents as the medicines do not cause any side-effects, they are easy-to-use and they bring permanent cure. At, Positive Homeopathy, a considerable effort is done and a special program is developed to treat patients with acne effectively and it has brought great reviews from all corners. Because of the non-involvement of surgical methods, Positive Homeopathy has become the first choice of treatment for the patients with acne. The best treatment with best results for acne and other skin diseases are available at the service of patients in all the 25+ clinics of Positive Homeopathy.