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Hormonal Acne

Why do you have hormonal acne ?

Hormonal acne is an acne disorder mainly seen in women in their late 20s and middle age, caused by hormonal imbalances.

Previously, the notion was that acne is a normal occurrence in teenagers. This statement is still true but if you have severe acne in adolescence or if the acne persists till your 20s, it is a good idea to get yourself assessed by a skin specialist because it can be Hormonal acne. 

There are certain signs associated with hormonal acne. In case you are suffering from irregular periods,  excessive bodily hair growth, hair loss from the scalp, premenstrual flare of acne

then there is a high chance that you might be suffering from Hormonal acne. 

Hectic schedules, stressful work environment, sedentary lifestyle and changed eating habits have resulted in an increased number of such lifestyle related disorders. 

Hormonal acne needs to be targeted with a multi pronged approach to cure the root cause.

What can you do about it ?

There are multiple treatment options available for hormonal acne. It is always a good idea to let your dermatologist assess your skin because Hormonal acne require certain investigations to be done. 

Best treatments options for whiteheads are :

  • Hormone balancing supplements 
  • Topical Treatments (Benzoyl peroxide, Topical antibiotics, Retinoids, Azelaic acid etc)
  • Dietary modifications 
  • Chemicals peels 
  • Medi Facials 
  • Manual extraction 
  • Laser treatments for scarring and pigmentation 
Why choose IKSANA ?

Dr. Aparajita possesses a remarkable ability to diagnose hormonal acne, even when conventional blood tests may not detect the underlying issue. Her extensive experience and profound interest in hormonal acne and PCOS symptoms instill confidence in her diagnosis and management approach. While acne may be the visible symptom from an external perspective, Dr. Aparajita’s expertise lies in targeting the root cause and addressing unseen symptoms such as mood swings, bloating, and stress associated with certain food items.

At Iksana, we recognize that you are more than just a collection of physical symptoms. When you come to us, we view you as a whole person in need of comprehensive care from the inside out. Our mission extends beyond physical treatments; we strive to bring out the best version of yourself. With a focus on holistic well-being, we aim to address not only the surface-level concerns but also the internal imbalances that contribute to hormonal acne and related symptoms.

Rest assured that at Iksana, we approach your treatment with a deep understanding of the interconnected nature of your health and well-being. Trust us to guide you towards achieving skin clarity, balanced hormones, and overall enhanced quality of life.